Senior SQL Database Administrator
One of Orange County's best tech companies is looking to add a SQL DBA for a 6 month contract project with the potential for extension!
The Database Administrator (DBA) position is responsible for the administration and maintenance of all database server systems and software. Responsibilities include database security, database planning and design, installation and configuration, performance tuning and optimization and Backup and Recovery. Plans and implements standards for the installation, configuration, administration and management of all database systems. Standardization to include “Best Practice” methodologies for database design, security, tools, programming techniques, policies and procedures. Provides technical guidance to Application Developers in database planning, design and performance optimization. Evaluates 3rd Party application systems for database functionality, security and performance. Reviews database design and integration with application systems and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements.
Required Skills & Experience
Reviews code and database changes to production and test systems in support of company’s Change Management process and procedures, Installation & Configuration
Installs and configures SQL Server including clustering, default collation, file locations, number of instances, and service accounts
Evaluates tests and performs Service Pack updates and SQL Server upgrades. Troubleshoots failed installations
Configures linked servers, DTS packages, data replication and network libraries. Sets database options to properly size and place transaction logs. Creates and manages objects including constraints, indexes, stored procedures, triggers, and views
Performance Tuning and Optimization
Configures database options for performance. Considerations include capacity planning, network connectivity, physical drive configurations, and storage locations
Optimizes database performance. Considerations include indexing, locking, and recompiling
Utilizes database tuning and optimization programs or utilities (SQL Profiler, Index Tuning Wizard, etc.) to enhance database performance and application response times. Ensures compliance with Regulatory requirements for the protection of Personal Information or other “Sensitive” data stored within any database systems
Monitoring and Maintenance, Monitors the availability and reliability of database-related functions and processes. Monitors database performance, backups, and database integrity
Implement and monitor database maintenance plans
Backup and Recovery
4 - 6 years’ experience as a MS SQL Server DBA; Proven Work Experience and Knowledge of the following: Transact-SQL to develop and maintain SQL scripts; Relational data modeling, dimensional data modeling, data warehousing, performance and tuning; MS SQL database troubleshooting and performance tuning. Using 3rd party database utilities and applications to architect and optimize performance of MS SQL databases
Desired Skills & Experience
Great interpersonal communication skills
Strong teamwork ethic
Get the job done mentality
What You Will Be Doing
80% Hands On
20% Reporting to Leadership
0% Client Facing
Competitive Pay: Up to $65/hour, DOE
Contract Duration: 6 Months
As a contractor you will receive the following benefits:
Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
Paid Sick Time Leave
Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.
This position does not offer sponsorship.
Jobspring Partners is a nationwide contingency recruiting firm, specializing in the hiring and placement of open-source and .NET engineers; front-end developers; and network managers and engineers. We generate breakthrough recruitment results through lean management techniques, a focus on client relationships, and a unique team-based recruitment approach.
Website : http://www.jobspringpartners.com
Jobspring Partners is a nationwide technology recruiting firm. We serve highly skilled technology professionals and companies with challenging IT needs. Our goal is to make matches that work for both parties.