SQL Database Administrator

Location: Atlanta, GA
Date Posted: 11-06-2017
We are seeking a senior operations SQL DBA for a long term contract position with our client, a leading company within their specialized industry.  Key responsibilities and requirements include:
  • Manage all Microsoft SQL database instances for production, dev, and test environments
  • Some operational experience in Oracle databases is a plus
  • Design and deploy new database environments according to current best practice
  • Design and maintain SQL Server Reporting Services and Data Warehouse environments
  • Perform database migrations and upgrades onto modern versions; add resiliency through AlwaysOn
  • Monitor database performance, assist in performing query optimization and tuning
  • Configure maintenance plans to ensure ongoing health of database environments
  • Ensure timeliness and integrity of backup jobs; verify recoverability through regular backup testing
  • Assist in planning and executing a database disaster recovery strategy
  • Perform disruptive maintenance during off-hours maintenance windows
  • Ability to assist with day-to-day IT infrastructure operations as needed
  • Experience with SQL 2008 through 2017+; Azure SQL; Oracle databases
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