• MS SQL Database Administrator (DBA)

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/12/2018 10:18 AM)
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    Bradley Vande Kieft
    Information Technology (IT)
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  • Responsibilities

    The role of the Senior DBA is to proactively maintain the databases across multiple locations to ensure high availability of mission critical applications. Ability to efficiently resolve issues is critical.


    • Creation, configuration, update, and dropping of databases and data structures and schemas with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and 2014.
    • Defining security and integrity checks
    • Developing, integrating, and maintaining procedures for efficient database and data backup,recovery, and restoration based on program provided application requirements.
    • These are including but not limited to always-on and availability groups.
    • Monitoring and adjusting database size against performance and storage capacity
    • Optimization and performance tuning for queries, indexes, procedures, scripts, and caches to improve database response/retrieval time and data loading efficiency
    • Developing procedures to extract, transform, and load data among databases
    • Loading and migrating data
    • Implementing updates and fixes
    • Performance tuning and optimization


    Job Responsibilities:


    • Work with the Infrastructure Team Members to maintain high service levels across the company
    • Work with the Application Development team to deliver business critical projects and maintain high service levels
    • Provide Root Cause Analysis for any SQL related issues as needed
    • Install, upgrade, and apply maintenance and patches as needed
    • Monitor and maintain existing database infrastructure
    • Perform database loads and unloads/refreshes
    • Work with internal and external teams as the SQL subject matter expert (SME) providing best practices to enhance and optimize database systems.

    Job Requirements


    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with database administration with SQL Server is strongly preferred.


    Desired Skills and Experience (not required):


    • Bachelor degree in information technology or computer science, or related experience.
    • Azure SQL managed instances
    • JBoss/IBM WebSphere experience
    • Microsoft IIS/ Apache Web Server experience
    • DB2 Server experience
    • Familiarity with Linux OS and the Linux Command Line
    • SQL 2016 Always Encrypted experience



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