Senior SQL Database Administrator




Dallas, TX

Date Posted:

May 9, 2019

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Reference:


Staffing Area:

Technology & IT

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Robert Half Technology's client is looking for a Senior SQL Database Administrator to join their team as a full-time employee. This person will be the Senior/Lead DBA for a large team of developers. There will be no direct reports, but they will act as the primary DBA on staff. Must have experience in production and supporting developers. This person will be responsible for a large web-application supported by over 1,000 databases and 100 terabytes of data.

Responsibilities include:
? Maintaining, monitoring, and managing the SQL Server databases
? Troubleshooting performance and availability issues related to Windows Server, SQL Server, clustering, Always On, and SQL replication
? Continuously monitor SQL Server databases, enhance database performance, and ensure that the databases are running at the optimum speed
? Proactively and reactively resolve database performance and capacity issues, including managing indexes, SQL trace data, audits, and alerting
? Manage SQL Server jobs and Windows scheduled tasks
? 5+ years of experience in Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration
? 2+ years of experience managing Microsoft SQL Server 2012+ with extensive knowledge of new features beginning with 2012
? Bachelor?s degree or equivalent work experience
? Strong knowledge of SQL Server Fundamentals
? Extensive knowledge of T-SQL; writing complex queries, stored procedures and functions
? Knowledge of web development a plus (ASP.NET web forms, MVC, C# or VB.NET)
? Thorough understanding of database modeling

? Strong knowledge and experience in troubleshooting SQL availability, blocking and locking issues, index design, monitoring logs for critical events, SQL Profiler and SQL Trace, SQL backup and restore, SQL Agent
? Solid knowledge and experience with database design, performance tuning, query optimization, indexes, data migration tools, data analysis, stored procedure programming, linked servers, SQL Server setup and installation
? Working knowledge of Always On, Change Data Capture, SQL Replication, SQL Clustering, Active Directory management (users, groups, permission assignment), Powershell, Extended Events, Storage Area Networks (SANs) as relates to SQL Server, disaster recovery concepts (RPO, RTO), SQL Service Broker.
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