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SQL Server Database Administrator

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Date: Dec 20, 2018

Location: Destin, FL, US, 32541

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

The SQL Server Database Administrator applies the concepts, terminology, and structure of the current relational database management systems (RDBMS) to assigned work by working on simple to moderately complex projects under the minimal supervision of one or more experienced database administrators.  Supports the group by developing and understanding departmental goals.  Codes, tests, and implement database structures and database routines using DDL and DML.  Performs SQL database administrative functions. Continues to develop skills in database tuning and database set base theory.  Assists other group members with RDBMS related problems.



  • Participates in, implements, and coordinates with others, in maintaining, modifying, and creating database structures. 
  • Develops strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, and implementation of SQL databases. 
  • Assists and begins to develop designs for databases. 
  • Assists and begins to develop code testing of code, and implementation of databases. 
  • Monitors SQL databases to assist in optimization of database performance, resource use, and physical implementation.
  • Monitors and manages SQL database backups and restorations. 
  • Installs, maintains, and upgrades SQL database software as required. 
  • Assists in capacity planning and analysis. 
  • Reviews database changes for system impact. 
  • Administers, maintains, and develops policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of databases. 
  • Provides technical advice to application programmers and business personnel on uses and capabilities of RDBMS.
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of basic/intermediate DBMS concepts/vocabulary. 
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Meets predetermined deadlines set for assigned tasks. 
  • Receives feedback from DBMS group members indicating the quality of performance and comprehension. 
  • Studies the technical structure and requirements of the DBM system to be supported. 
  • Attends vendor supplied and internal classes, receives instruction form DBMS group members and studies independently. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to utilize training in assigned tasks. 
  • Performs project tasks to ensure that associated deliverables are completed in a timely manner. 
  • Creates documentation in accordance with the tasks performed. 
  • Ensures written communication is accurate, timely and thorough. 
  • Participates in on-call activities. 
  • Adheres to accepted department standards and procedures.

Required Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communications skills. 
  • Ability to code both DDL and DML. 
  • Some experience with performance tuning and optimization (query optimization, index tuning, caching and buffer tuning). 
  • Strong experience in backup and recovery procedures. 
  • Familiar with the standard concepts, practices and procedures within the database discipline. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Four year college degree and two to four years’ experience with SQL Server Database Administration. 
  • Experience in OO development, .NET, SOA, C#, VB.NET, XML. 
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.



CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment (effective January 1, 2019)  including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach

Job Segment: System Administrator, Database, SQL, DBA, Developer, Technology

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