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Sr. SQL DBA

RED SKY Consulting Rosemont Full-Time
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Bottom line – “In a nutshell”:

  • 5-10 yrs experience

  • Someone who is able to work well independently 

  • Someone who has great organization skills

  • Someone who has great communication skills

  • Someone who has a strong understanding of MS Windows Server 2008 and up and SQL Server 2008 and up.

Position Summary:

The Database Administrator is responsible for providing subject matter expertise within multiple database platforms in the establishment and maintenance of database technologies. This role requires interaction with a cross-functional team of technology and business professionals including infrastructure, application development, security, business & 3rd party subject matter experts to ensure that database technology solutions are planned, executed and maintained in accordance with data security standards, business requirements and business service level agreements.
 

Responsibilities:

  •   Recommends hardware configurations as they pertain to database performance and high availability. Performs database performance monitoring and tuning, including advanced skills in the effective use of database tools.
  • Responsible for the organization, security and protection of the databases and data.
  • Provides daily operational activities such as backups/restores, application troubleshooting, log monitoring, adds, moves and changes.
  • Monitor key performance indicators and implement enhancements to improve/maintain performance/productivity at acceptable levels.
  •  Establish and maintain a 24x7 support model for all database environments.
  •  Participate in the planning and execution of the monthly maintenance process, including patches, system configurations, and preventative maintenance activities, across all production environments.
  • Partner with Developers, System and Network administrators to support and improve system performance and stability, including support for cross-functional project teams, acting in an advisory capacity with regards to specifications related to database administration.
  •  Participate in future-state infrastructure planning (storage capacity planning, server SKU recommendations, newest SQL Server features, etc.)
  • Define and implement SQL monitoring tools/scripts for server health checks (backups/jobs/mirroring/replication/etc.); ensure SQL Errors are proactively captured.
  • Participates in the on-call production support rotation and may occasionally be required to work hours outside of the traditional work schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Experience running and maintaining a 24x7 production computing environment.
  • Strong understanding of MS Windows Server 2008 and up and SQL Server 2008 and up.
  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft SQL Server relational database design and concepts.  
  •  Experience implementing/maintaining database failover mechanism (mirroring, log-shipping, clustering, etc.) and perform disaster recovery exercises for mission-critical databases.
  • Strong SQL/T-SQL skills with hands-on experience in successful database design, schema design, SQL performance tuning and optimization.
  • Experience with developing software at the data layer in a SQL server environment using Transact-SQL Software development skills in object oriented programming including C# .Net.
  • Knowledge of backups, restores, recoveries, high availability, and disaster recovery scenarios.
  • Experience configuring and administering MSSQL technologies outside the relational engine (SSIS, SSRS, MDX, and SSAS). Strong skills in SSRS report development and SSIS/ETL.
  • Knowledge of SQL Server performance tuning, backup and recovery methods.

THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY WITH A FIRST-CLASS COMPANY

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