• SQL Database Administrator- Information Services

    Location US-IN-South Bend | US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Oak Brook Terrace
  • Company Overview

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us! 

    Position Summary

    The SQL Database Administrator will assist in managing and maintaining the database-related processes and procedures required to meet the firm’s information needs. Additionally, this individual will manage the installation, configuration, security, tuning, and support for each of the relational database management servers.

    • Following industry standards, ensure database systems are stable, reliable and available
    • Establish and implement security standards within database systems; this includes management of user accounts and logins, database server hardening and consistent update cycles
    • Monitor performance of database systems and adjust hardware or software when appropriate to meet business needs
    • Provide advanced database diagnostic and troubleshooting services to end users
    • Ensure required database systems are included in disaster recovery infrastructure and capable of supporting business needs in case of a business continuity situation
    • Assist business users with deployments related to database systems
    • Investigate and stay abreast of technical and practical industry information related to the delivery of database services
    • Provide business with capacity planning guidelines related to database systems, ensuring current and future levels of use are appropriate
    • Ensure database designs meet technical requirements for uniqueness, consistency, isolation and durability
    • Support others in the daily use of data systems and ensure adherence to legal and company standards



    • Expertise in Microsoft SQL Server, Azure Database and other database systems implemented at Crowe
    • In-depth knowledge of database architecture using T-SQL for ad-hoc query creation and troubleshooting
    • Ability to provide code review services for end users in relevant languages (T-SQL, C#, etc.)
    • Familiarity with programming languages API
    • Expertise in ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) theory and application as it relates to data services at Crowe. 
    • Strong database administration and technical knowledge is required for solving complex database and business application infrastructure issues, for planning and managing projects, for implementing best practices, and for establishing and maintaining database technology architecture decisions.
    • Maintain a strong, in-depth knowledge of relational database management systems and implement automated processes and procedures for monitoring, event detection, and alerting.
    • Provide assistance creating ad hoc reports and/or queries, and develop system level procedures and routines.
    • The ability to manage a number of projects, and be able to adjust quickly to changing priorities in a dynamic environment. 
    • Excellent organizational/project management and analytical skills.



    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Systems or engineering fields, or equivalent experience
    • Industry certification, a plus
    • 5 years in Database Administration role
    • Travel required to perform job duties (0%)
    • As required, work after-hours and during maintenance periods




    Information Services (IS):  Information Services manages the firm's infrastructure design and security, project management office, architecture, enterprise application services, client service and infrastructure and administration.



    At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. 

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    We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. 

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    Crowe ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.





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