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SQL Server DBA

Dygit Solutions Llc    posted almost 5 years ago

Contract | Staffing Agency | | 1920 Hours Columbus, OH


SQL Server DBA

Columbus, OH

Duration : Long term

Interview mode : Phone and F2F (Skype not an Option)



The selected candidate will perform the following duties:

- Responsible for data analysis and database management

- Support several high priority projects and also provide day to day production operation support for enterprise application databases

- Recommendations for updates to the SQL Server environment for best practices that include database design, structure, instance recommendations, cluster details, storage/backup, database management and migration paths

- Configure and or support database architecture with recommended strategies, refinements, modifications according to industry standards

- Assist in the installation, configuration, support and new build of Microsoft SQL Server in the following environments: development, test, production, stand alone, clusters, and virtualized

- Assess and recommend of database environment for database tuning and efficiency

- Provide assessment and recommendation of SQL Server database environments for upgrades and maintenance plans

- Assist staff in the development, design and documentation of SQL Server database environments

- Assist the staff in the implementation of current and future SQL Server efforts

- Provide non-production and production support for SQL server database based applications and assist in trouble shooting production issues and application performance issues

- Support backup and recovery strategy currently implemented for production and non-production databases and come up with additional recommendations

- Any other tasks assigned by the management team based on project/application needs


Required Skills and Experience:

- 7 years of experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator on 2012 or higher (with at least 4yrs on version 2005 or higher) 

- 7 years of experience and knowledge in supporting applications following system development life cycle         

- 5 years of experience in creating, maintaining, and supporting multi-instance SQL Server database configurations         

- 5 years of experience in database performance tuning and application SQL tuning

- 5 years of experience in SQL Server database design

- 5 years of experience in generating database performance metrics on database usage and availability  

- 5 years of experience in creating and supporting SQL Server backup solutions 

- 5 years of experience with stored procedures, scripts, DTS packages and or Integration Services

- 3 years of experience in data modeling and application database design

- 3 years of experience in Microsoft SQL Server cluster installation and configuration      

- 3 years of experience in Mount Point methodology setup and configuration

- 3 years of experience in creating and configuring SQL Server database alerts (e.g. System Center Operations Manager or IP Monitor)

- 3 years of experience with SQL Server database migration projects and upgrades from SQL server 2000/2005 to 2008 and 2012

- 2.5 years of experience in migrating and creating SQL Server databases from physical hardware environment to virtualized environments (VMware)

- 2.5 years of experience in configuring and supporting Share Point databases and reporting services

- 1 year of experience in configuring and supporting Share Point “Always On” databases 

- Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP, SQL Server DBA certification 2005 or higher) certification     

-Able to use Microsoft Project, VISIO, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft office tool suite      

- Carry a pager and/or cellular phone (at the vendor’s expense) for afterhours support    


Preferred Skills and Experience:

- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification 

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