Senior SQL Server DBA

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Published: January 4, 2018
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Description

VantageLinks is a dedicated Information Technology (IT) staffing company supporting our clients with all their IT Needs. We currently have an opening for a Senior SQL Server DBA with one of our premier clients.

THIS IS A DIRECT ROLE WITH OUR CLIENT. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT H1B CANDIDATES AND PLEASE NO STAFFING AGENCIES.

Job description
Position Purpose: Administer, maintain, develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the availability, performance, and integrity of the company database. Mentor and act as the “go to person” for other Database Administrators.

  • Assist data modeling to design and implement data structures which meet the business requirement for timely, accurate data
  • Promote data quality and enforce data integrity
  • Resolve database performance issues, capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues
  • Determine user requirements, set up and test computer databases, and coordinate changes
  • Interact with development and end-user personnel to determine application data access requirements, transaction rates, volume analysis, and other pertinent data required to develop and maintain integrated databases.
  • Work with application teams and database architects to build database objects to support business initiatives.
  • Support the technical infrastructure of non-production environments.

Qualifications:
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 3+ years of related experience.

Strongly Preferred:

  • Production support of a large footprint of high OLTP SQL Servers in corporate environments with sensitive data requirements
  • SQL Server AlwaysOn design, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Providing guidance on database HA designs / comfortable recommending one HA or design solution over another
  • Query Analysis and Tuning
  • Troubleshooting database performance issues
  • Database backup and restore techniques
  • Database corruption resolution and recovery techniques
  • Database migration and version upgrade techniques
  • Technical documentation:  creating and maintaining
  • Microsoft Windows Clustering
  • Transactional Replication and associated maintenance techniques for replicated databases.
  • VMware
  • PowerShell or another scripting language
  • Support of SQL Server Integration Services, Analysis Services, Reporting Services

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Must be a US Citizen - this position will require clearance of the National Agency Check (NAC) 3 years experience as a dedicated SQL Server DBA, 7 years if no bachelor's degree.

• Production support of a large footprint of high OLTP SQL Servers in corporate environments with sensitive data requirements

• SQL Server AlwaysOn design, maintenance and troubleshooting

• Providing guidance on database HA designs / comfortable recommending one HA or design solution over another

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