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SQL Database Administrator at Ledgent Technology

SQL Database Administrator

Ledgent Technology San Diego, CA (On Site) Full-Time

The SQL Server DBA will provide the organization with an advanced level of expertise in the area of Microsoft SQL server support, design and maintenance. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in the principles, procedures, and standards of Microsoft SQL operations, including performance tuning and database optimizations. This position will be responsible for daily operations of the MS SQL 2008, 2012 & 2016 environments. The corporate database environment also utilizes MarkLogic Server, Oracle Database Server, MySQL and Microsoft Access. Experience in these technologies, especially MarkLogic, would be considered a plus. This position is onsite with pay ranging from $44.00- $52.00/ Hour (On site in San Diego only)


  • Troubleshoot day to day database and application issues
  • Provide input into standards and procedures for monitoring, capacity planning, maintenance, backups and recovery
  • Support multiple databases in development, staging and production environments in both local and remote data centers.
  • Configure and support high-availability for SQL Server; to include clustering, replication , DB mirroring and Availability Groups.
  • Apply patches and upgrades
  • Create and implement best practices for stored procedures, triggers, packages, tables and views
  • Optimize database performance by analyzing and tuning stored procedures, creating indexes and views, etc. as needed under ITIL guidelines.
  • Create and maintain enterprise ETL processes using various ETL tools, such as SSIS, .NET Scripting, and T-SQL
  • Complete database maintenance procedures and generate system reports
  • Provide on call support 24/7 in rotation with other members of the database administrators for MS SQL databases
  • Create and implement security models
  • Create and support both SQL Reporting Services and SQL Analysis Services

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in application development processes to facilitate good database design and access techniques
  • Support: Support application teams and resolve database problems.
  • Software Installation: Install server-based applications software in coordination with system administrators. Install new software, upgrades and patches.
  • Backup and Recovery: Plan, prepare and test backup and recovery procedures for all production databases.
  • Database Tuning: Monitor databases for efficiency. Periodically reorganize databases for optimal performance during scheduled down time. Create indices and manipulate tuning parameters where needed to enhance performance.
  • Capacity Planning: Calculate volumetric equations to estimate new database sizes and plan appropriately for growth. Communicate plans to system administrators.
  • Security: Responsible for the security of database systems and all business/scientific applications connected to it. This includes creating and maintaining database and application accounts, application/database patching, and database/application security auditing
  • Monitoring: Product monitoring for performance and health, participate in load test activities

*Required* Experience and Educational Requirements:

  1. 5+ years of MS SQL DBA experience
  2. Ability and willingness to provide quality customer service
  3. Effective organizational and interpersonal skills
  4. Experienced with T-SQL, SSIS, .NET Scripting (C# or VB.NET) and Powershell
  5. Experience with BigData / NoSQL Systems or Concepts considered a plus

If this sounds like you please send your resume to [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to SQL Database Administrator

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