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US: Senior SQL DBA

Date: 02-Dec-2015
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Senior SQL DBA

Role Responsibilities

Utilize strong database administration experience and technical expertise for 24x7 monitoring and management of a large number of SQL instances with large data sets as well as unique networking set-ups

Responsible for responding to support escalations which involve troubleshooting complex technical problems and resolving data/configuration issues within defined service level objectives

Provide strategic and thought leadership among peers on complex projects

Collaboration with peers in understanding new database technologies, assessing impact to security services operations, and proposing solutions to existing business problems

Proactively look for ways to create operational efficiencies as it pertains to the tools and technology used

Participate in, or directly work on any additional projects, assignments, or initiatives assigned by management

Create/maintain documentation for operational procedures

Document and perform system upgrades, application updates, and define monitoring requirements based on customer needs.

Occasional shift work required

Participation in 24x7 on-call rotation required



7+ years of hands on experience as DBA with SQL Server 2008 and 2005 installing, configuring, managing, administration, monitoring and troubleshooting

Experience with Microsoft SQL Server clustering and high availability systems architecture and design

Proficient with administration of large volume SQL databases

Knowledge in SQL server tuning, backups, restores and replication

7+ years in an IT Systems Administrator Role

Knowledge of Windows Core Services including Active Director, GPO, Microsoft DNS, WINS and DHCP

Strong organizational skills, with proven experience prioritizing work, detail and accuracy of work, and analytical skills

Strong interpersonal and project/time management skills

Knowledge of Windows residing on VMWare guest machines a plus

Configures the software and database environments;

Maintains the database operation;

Schedules jobs to backup the databases;

Maintains the server services and application process and monitors the logs for errors;

Troubleshoots database problems and performs database recovery;

Collaborates with the technical services group and application support personnel to facilitate integration activities between databases and applications

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