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Sr. SQL Database Specialist

Job Number 18008402 Company NESTLE GLOBE IS/IT Location Saint Louis, Missouri


We are Nestlé’s GLOBE Team – a global IS/IT function based in St. Louis, Missouri that operates as a shared service for all of our Nestlé businesses. Our follow-the-sun model strategically positions these operations across the world in order to provide the most efficient and effective level of technical service – and work-life balance is a driving force. Together, we are the largest SAP implementation in the world, and with operations in 197 countries, our systems and opportunities are excitingly complex. It’s about thinking big.

As a Global Senior Database Specialist, you will be responsible for technical and systems administration duties for databases supporting Nestle enterprise business applications. You will be the subject matter expert of the Oracle and SQL databases and driving projects for the Markets. You will assist with the design, development, maintenance and configuration of database systems to meet business critical objectives - Collaborating with managers and other team members to deliver on functionality of the systems and driving continuous improvement. 

  • Provide support and resolve issues related to database management systems; contact vendor support to escalate issues
  • Perform database administration tasks including performance tuning, issues identification and resolution, monitoring and maintenance
  • Provide on-going production support, regularly monitor status of interfaces and systems hosting business applications, resolve service desk tickets; provide technical assistance to customers, collaborate with appropriate teams to implement and test system fixes
  • Provide technical analysis for interfaces to support business applications, collaborate with application specialists to develop functional/technical specifications and change requests
  • Ensure change requests comply with database management best practices; support application changes from a database perspective



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related discipline is preferred
Experience (Years/Type):
  • 5 or more years of experience providing product support of SQL on a UNIX or Linux platform, preferably with experience using SQL based tools and technology such as SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS. 
  • Experience in the administration and maintenance of SQL 2012 or 2016 databases, data warehouse environments, Data Lakes, Data Blobs, Data Bricks, among others highly desired. 
  • Experience in the oversight of RDBMS instances functioning as an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and/or running on various cloud platforms such as Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or AWS. 
  • Exposure to Azure SQL or AWS Cloud based SQL instances highly desired

To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

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