HNTB Database Administrator III in Kansas City, Missouri

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at .


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Database Administrator III to join our IT team in Kansas City, MO. This position designs, plans, implements and supports complex and diverse initiatives. Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving complex issues that are assigned to the team. This position can gather and monitor appropriate metrics required for proactive sustainment of IT systems. Responsible for planning, forecasting, implementation and identification of complex IT requirements. Solid knowledge and experience in own discipline. Works independently with minimal guidance. May serve as resource to less experienced employees.

Job Summary

Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving advanced database issues that are assigned to the team. Also responsible for the design, configuration, implementation, maintenance, backups, deployments, and documentation of various database solutions. Participates in 24/7 on-call rotation. Serves as escalation point for and Level I and II network engineers.

Essential Responsibility

  • Manages tickets assigned to the team.

  • Works on business and IT projects.

  • Troubleshoots advanced technical issues.

  • Performs database installations, configuration, tuning, and upgrades.

  • Creates and updates technical documentation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

Solid knowledge and experience in the following areas:

MS SQL Administration

SQL Server upgrades/patching

Performance Tuning

Migrating SQL Databases

PowerShell automation

Development or System Admin experience

Ability to work with multiple technologies and tasks outside a traditional DBA role.

Additional preferred experience in the following areas:

Azure environment management

MS Lifecyle services (Dynamics 365)


Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree

4 years database operations experience

In lieu of education, 8 years database operations experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft SQL

  • Working knowledge of Oracle databases

Preferred Qualification/Skills

5 years database operations experience

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert - Business Intelligence (MCSE - BI)

  • Knowledge of Oracle eBusiness Suite and Linux

  • Communication skills

  • Teamwork/Collaboration

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Initiative

  • LI-NF

  • IND

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate. “EEO is the Law” Poster “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement HNTB Job Title Database Administrator III

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Information Technology