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SQL Server/Azure Database Administrator (7655)

Capitol, VA 23219

Posted: 07/09/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Application Database Administrator Job Number: 7655

Job Description

Position Title: SQL Server/Azure Database Administrator
Position Status: 12-month contract with rolling extensions
Schedule: HYBRID
Overview: Our client is looking for a SQL Server/Azure Database Admin for a HYBRID position based out of Richmond, VA.             
 
Responsibilities:
  • Expertise working as a SQL Server DBA.
  • Expertise working with SQL clustering, mirroring and high availability.
  • Experience working with large SQL databases.
  • Expertise in writing Transact SQL.
  • Experience tuning Oracle and/or SQL Server databases.
  • Expertise in installing, upgrading, patching and migrating SQL Server databases
  • Experience working on Windows environment.
  • Experience working with SSIS, SSAS, & SSRS.
  • Experience working with Azure Cloud.
  • Monitor databases to maintain/ensure database uptime and availability.
  • Troubleshoot application/database issues related to connectivity, access, security and etc.
  • Tune long running SQL.
  • Review & refine existing database tasks and processes to better align with agency/group priorities.
  • Leverage & utilize O/S scripting utilities in support of database maintenance/diagnosis/support.
  • Review the existing database implementation and propose, execute, and/or direct necessary changes.
  • Perform SQL Server installations (2012,2014,2016 w/ failover clustering).
  • Support SQL Server databases (administration, support, tuning).
  • Knowledgeable of data modeling principals.
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Independently perform a variety of complicated tasks.
  • Work with a team of Oracle & SQL Server DBAs.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both speaking and in writing.

Requirements:
  • 5 Years - Experience w/ SQL Server database experience.
  • 3 Years – Expertise in installing, upgrading, patching, and migrating SQL Server databases.
  • 2 Years – Experience with SQL Server tuning.
  • 2 Years - Experience working with SSIS, SSRS, and SSAS.
  • 2 Years – Experience with DB Administration on Azure Cloud.
      About Our Client: Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition. Employment and personnel practices conform to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. While the Company is committed to following this principle in every facet of employment, all employees share in the responsibility to promote and foster a favorable work environment.
 
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