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Database Analyst/Senior Database Analyst - Richmond VA or Columbia, SC

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Working fairly independently, designs, implements, and maintains complex databases, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protections, security, documentation, and statistical methods. Monitors overall standards and procedures. Integrates systems through database design. Works with an individual business unit on multi-project assignments. Guides and advises less experienced Database Analysts. Is monitored on projects' progress and results. Errors may cause delay, expense, and disruption.

Specific focus areas include:

  • Support multiple  SQL Server  databases in an on premise datacenter.
  • Responsible for software installation, database creation, support and administration of MSSQL databases
  • Work in collaboration with multiple business units and provides resolution for complex problems across project teams.
  • Evaluate and research new database features and technologies.
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation supporting a large enterprise database environment.
  • Monitor and optimize performance issues at the application and database level.
  • Plan, design, implement, enhance and maintain complex databases, access methods, database security and audit & regulatory requirements
  • Must be able to work and perform Database Administration tasks independently as well as part of the team
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Capable of a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Database Analyst  - 5+ years’ experience as a SQL Server DBA,

Senior Database Analyst -7+ years’ experience as a SQL Server DBA,

  • Demonstrated understanding of Dominion Energy's internal processes and tools, with the ability to carry out all aspects of the job of an Intermediate to senior database analyst.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft SQL Server database versions starting with SQL Server 2008, and experience with large database systems
  • Enterprise level SQL Server database administration experience with SQL Server on VMWare, including but not limited to data migration, data replication, database cloning, user administration, and database backup and recovery
  • Solid understanding of SQL Server internal architecture.
  • Hands-on experience with Database installation, upgrades, and migrations
  • Experience in managing and maintaining multiple production database environments.
  • Hands on experience with SQL Server Always On & Windows Clusters
  • Strong performance tuning and troubleshooting skills.
  • Hands on experience with the following SQL Server  technologies SQL Server Reporting Services, TDE  and SQL Server Analysis Services



The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.
•    Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3  plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.
•    Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6 plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.


Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Math or Business or technical equivalent is desired with experience in the design, administration, programming and support of RDBMS/MDDBMS (e.g., Oracle, Sybase, Informix, DB2, proprietary RDBMS's) in one or more computing environments (e.g., UNIX, MVS, NT, OS/2, Web).

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture 

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
Join us!

·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started . By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

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