SQL Server DBA

  • location: Richardson, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $46 - $56 per hour

job description

SQL Server DBA

job summary:
Summary:

  • Design, build, configure and support SQL Servers and ancillary products with excellent technical & client communication skills
  • Perform SQL database administration for SQL Server 2008, SQL 2012, SQL 2014 and SQL 2016 and peripheral features/products such as SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Always On, log shipping, mirroring, and maintenance packs (dbcc, backups, re-indexing).
  • erform database migrations (from SQL 2008 and SQL 2012 to SQL 2016)
  • Troubleshoot complex systems to identify bottlenecks (SQL, IO, hardware, query related, etc.); Resolve database related issues.
  • Support release rollouts for application teams. This requires client management, communication, and coordination skills in addition to comfort with change management concepts.
  • Provide performance tuning advice.
  • Provide production support for multiple high profile applications/projects in time sensitive situations.
  • Should be available for covering releases, DB maintenances/datacenter recovery exercises may occur during off hours or weekends.
  • ?Other skills encouraged (Coding to automate repeatable processes, Powershell, Compression of data in SQL Server, Cloud, Horizon/Ansible)
Top 3 Must Have Skillsets Required :

  • 5+ years as SQL Server Database Administrator
  • SQL Server Database Backup/Recovery Management
  • Excellent Communication/Coordination Skills
Level of Experience Needed (highlight)

  • Senior level experience as SQL Server DBA
 
location: Richardson, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $46 - 56 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot complex systems to identify bottlenecks (SQL, IO, hardware, query related, etc.); Resolve database related issues.
  • Support release rollouts for application teams. This requires client management, communication, and coordination skills in addition to comfort with change management concepts.
  • Provide performance tuning advice.
  • Provide production support for multiple high profile applications/projects in time sensitive situations.
  • Should be available for covering releases, DB maintenances/datacenter recovery exercises may occur during off hours or weekends.
  • ?Other skills encouraged (Coding to automate repeatable processes, Powershell, Compression of data in SQL Server, Cloud, Horizon/Ansible)
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • SQL DBA

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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