Description Kforce has a client in Edison, New Jersey (NJ) that is seeking a SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA). Responsibilities: Provide 2nd and 3rd line operational support for internal IT infrastructure and systems in the company's 24x7 hosted environment Take ownership of problems through to resolution over a wide variety of systems and technologies Provide support to the team lead\/deputy lead roles and act as a point of escalation for the junior members of the team Lead and oversee the successful release and transition of new database services into support, meeting the team's service acceptance criteria Undertake the role of Technical Lead on internal RTB projects applying both significant communication, organizational and technical skills to achieve successful outcomes Requirements Experience of providing production support activities for business-critical databases\/applications Experience in working with ticket systems such as Support Works or Remedy and an understanding of priorities and SLA's Strong experience of providing cross training on technologies and operational processes to colleagues Knowledge of ITIL framework (understanding of Incident, Problem, Change) Must have strong operational support experience of Microsoft SQL Server in an enterprise Windows environment Must have a solid understanding of database disaster recovery technologies including SAN replication Ability to plan and implement technical changes without unexpected disruption to the service and with minimal oversight Strong documentation and technical writing skills Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to collaborate effectively with other operational support teams in to support the service Have excellent time management and organizational skills Through example and behavior, strive to provide peer leadership to other team members ensuring a level of excellence is achieved in delivering the service Desired: Microsoft SQL certification IBM DB2 certification ITIL certification Kforce is an Equal Opportunity\/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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