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US-TX-Dallas: Database Administrator

Date: 14-Mar-2012
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The SQL Server DBA is operationally responsible for the SQL Server database servers. Some primary areas of focus are daily maintenance, performance, security, disaster recovery, and capacity planning.

A DBA is expected to build and maintain positive work relationships within the DBA team as well as other teams. A DBA is expected to be largely self-directed, able to determine daily tasks and priorities with minimal direction.

Install and configure SQL Server instances

Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot database maintenance activities including backups, database consistency checks, index defragmentation, and index statistics management

Monitor database performance and troubleshoot performance issues as they arise

Assist production support in troubleshooting and resolving production database issues

Execute the DBA functions for disaster recovery testing

Participate in on-call rotation to provide after-hours DBA support

Project future capacity needs Required Skills

2-5 years of experience as a SQL Server database administrator

2 years of experience with SQL Server 2008

SAN technology, EMC preferred

Recent experience administering very large databases (1 terabyte or more) on SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

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