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SQL DBA (Closed)

SkillStorm is seeking a SQL DBA for our client in Richardson, TX. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • Senior SQL DBAs for three different lines of business. One DBA will help support MS SQL databases for our GIS projects, one DBA will help support our Workplace Tools (HR, Legal, Enterprise Desktop), and the third DBA will help with the database support for the rollout of core technology applications – most specifically our Automatic Recovery Tool.
  • Perform SQL database administration for SQL Server 2008 to 2016 and peripheral features/products such as Always On, log shipping, mirroring, SSIS, SSRS, and SSAS (dbcc, backups, re-indexing).
  • Perform database migrations (SQL 2008 through 2016).
  • Troubleshoot complex systems to identify bottlenecks (SQL, IO, hardware, query related, etc); Resolve database related issues.
  • Provide performance tuning advice.
  • Support release rollouts/builds for application teams. This requires client management, communication, and coordination skills in addition to comfort with change management concepts.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills. Communication with applications and within projects is critical.
  • Provide production support for multiple high-profile applications/projects in time sensitive situations.
  • Should be available for covering releases, DB maintenances/DR tests that may occur during off hours or weekends.

Top 3 Must Have Skillsets Required:

  • 5 to 7 years as SQL Server Database Administrator, preferably on complicated systems
  • SQL Server Database Backup/Recovery Management
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication/Coordination Skills

Level of Experience Needed:

  • Senior level experience as SQL Server DBA

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