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US-TX-Dallas: Sr. SQL Database Administrator

Date: 28-Jan-2011
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Sr. SQL Database Administrator

*Managing and maintaining various, complex production and non-production databases.

* Responsible for standards and design of physical data storage, maintenance, access, and security administration.

* Optimizing database access and allocating/re-allocating database resources for optimum configuration, database performance and cost.

* Installing, upgrading, refreshing and maintaining all database environments.

* Responsible for the day to day database administrative tasks, such as: proactive monitoring, error checking, performance tuning, trouble-shooting, back-up and recovery.

* Collaborating with project teams to set up database, DB interface, and production set-up and configuration.

* Managing user security and access to databases to provide controlled access environment.

* Investigating, reviewing, applying and testing all patches and bug fixes in the database environment and providing consultation on patch management, custom interface design and operational implementation.

* Interacting with developers and programmers in order to design/review programs, custom interfaces and queries according to standards.

* Bachelor’s degree preferred.

* 5 to 7+ years’ experience of Database Administration, Database Design, Performance Analysis, and Production Support

* Preferred industry related certifications

* Expert knowledge of Microsoft SQL 2000/2005 or greater, 2005+ preferred

* Expert knowledge in installation, backup, and restoring of SQL databases

* Strong database administration skills with an emphasis on enterprise scale architecture

* Expert knowledge of database security methodologies. Including SQL security, mixed security, server roles, and database roles

* Strong knowledge of Data Management Tools SSIS, SSAS, DTS, and SSRS

* Strong understanding of business continuity and disaster recovery processes and procedures

* Strong knowledge of clustering and replication

* Strong knowledge of import, export, and bulk copy processes

* Ability to use Microsoft tools to troubleshoot performance related issues

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