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Senior SQL DBA

Senior SQL DBA

Job Description

Ref ID: 01070-115658

Classification: Database Administration

Compensation: DOE

Our client is a truly global firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today's G20 world. As a pioneering international firm, their cross-border expertise and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified resources consistently deliver results for our clients around the globe. In both established and emerging markets, our clients staff are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving their clients insights into the local business environment alongside our expertise in multiple jurisdictions. Our client works with some of the world's most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities. The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for the configuration, management and administration of existing databases within the environment and providing database support for Third Party Vendor applications. The senior database administrator will manage the implementation of database environments, tables, objects, and storage. This includes monitoring of day-to-day database performance and implement optimizations as needed. The senior administrator will assess emerging database technologies and how they can be utilized effectively. Duties and Accountabilities: Establish procedures to ensure data integrity, security, backup, and recovery procedures. Create maintenance tasks to enhance database performance. Define database architecture standards to be implemented firm wide. Review exiting database architectures and recommend changes to improve/optimize database performance. Ensure data integrity and availability through implementation of security, backup, and recovery plans and controls. Coordinate scheduling of maintenance tasks needed to ensure database availability and optimization. Research, evaluate, and deploy new database management and optimization products. Interface with legal and administrative staff to understand databases needs and assess, coordinate, and oversee software initiatives. Work with third party vendors to assess, implement, and customize database installations to meet business requirements. Evaluate project initiatives and determine the most effective course to meet business requirements including developing cost comparisons / justifications on required application and database components. Develop practices to effectively evaluate project benefits, project return on investment, effectively plan, and deliver technical solutions. Assure that a clear planning process is followed, including a well-defined scope of deliverables, and a continuous communication process to manage client expectations. Proactively reports project risk and deliverable issues to superiors and clients for immediate mitigation or resolution. Please send resumes directly to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

Job Requirements

A minimum 5+ years of experience as a database analyst/administrator 5+ years experience working with MS SQL Server including the versions 2005/2008 on Windows 2003/2008 Servers. Extensive experience with performance monitoring statistics, database optimization, and index utilization. Experience configuring database clusters (physical as well as virtual), manage instances, replication, and use query optimization utilities. Effectively support and analyze data models, stored procedures, and triggers. Experience performing database updates, upgrades, and modifying configuration parameters. Experience with NetApp SAN Storage, NetBackup a plus. Experience with iManage DMS a plus. Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to facilitate work efforts. Demonstrate ability to work productively with a wide range of people. Ability to effectively present information to customers and senior management. Ability to manage project commitments to ensure that the project comes in on time and within budget. BS Degree a must, graduate degree a plus.

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Robert Half Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In 2014, our company once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies." (March 17, 2014).

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 1.800.793.5533 to learn more about this position.

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Job Snapshot

Other Pay DOE
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Information Technology, Design
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 01070-115658
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Senior SQL DBA


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