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SQL DBA

Location
Arlington, Texas
Job Type

Description

A Database Administrator will keep the database up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily monitoring and analysis of databases and database servers to ensure continuance of operations
  • Database performance analysis and tuning to ensure optimal system performance. Major areas of support in this area will include sizing, throughput, scalability and dependability
  • Ensure security of databases
  • Perform regular backups of all databases
  • Perform restorations of backups in case of system failure or data loss
  • Review all changes to existing production databases to ensure that such changes do not negatively impact database performance or reliability
  • Work with software developers to design and implement new database schemas, stored procedures, etc.
  • Promote database changes through software development lifecycle process
  • Schedule and perform regular server maintenance
  • Provide end-to-end technical support and problem resolution

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science from four-year college or university; and five years’ experience as a Production SQL Server DBA or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Advanced T-SQL experience.
  • Proficient with Windows PowerShell or similar scripting language.
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Advanced knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.

 

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