Production SQL DBA Opening in North Texas

    Date: 06/02/11 (SQL Server)    Keywords: database, asp, sql, security, microsoft

    Passing this along for a friend...If you know anyone looking, please let me know.  Pay terms seem to be a little higher than normal for that many years of experience.  


    • Installation, configuration, customization, maintenance and performance tuning of SQL Server 2005 & 2008 including SSIS, SSAS and SSRS.
    • SQL version migration, patching and security management.
    • Monitor database server capacity/performance and make infrastructure and architecture recommendations to management for necessary changes/updates.
    • Perform database optimization, administration and maintenance (partitioning tables, partitioning indexes, indexing, normalization, synchronization, job monitoring, etc).
    • Manage all aspects of database operations including implementation of database monitoring tools, event monitoring, diagnostic analysis, performance optimization routines and top-tier support for resolving support issues.
    • Work with internal IT operations teams to troubleshoot network and server issues and optimize the database environment.
    • Establish and enforce database change management standards including pushes from development to QA, on to production, etc;
    • Proactively stay current with latest technologies and industry best practices associated to the position and responsibilities.
    • Provide development and production support to troubleshoot day-to-day database or related application issues.
    • Develop, implement and verify processes for system monitoring, storage management, backup and recovery.
    • Develop, implement and verify database backup and disaster recovery strategies.
    • Design and implement all database security to ensure integrity and consistency among the various database regions
    • Develop and maintain documentation of the production environment.
    • Manage SLAs and strict adherence to production controls - Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) monitored via external audits
    Necessary Qualifications:
    • Must have experience on SQL Server 2005.
    • Good exposure on Installation, Configuration of database Clusters, Replication, Log shipping and Mirroring
    • Expertise in Troubleshooting and performance monitoring SQL Server Database server (Query Tuning, Server Tuning, Disk Performance Monitoring, Memory Pressure, CPU bottleneck etc.)
    • Expertise in T-SQL and writing efficient and highly performing SQL Statements.
    • Expertise in SQL Server Internals, wait events, profiler, windows events etc
    • Must have understanding of key infrastructure technologies such as Clustering, SAN Storage, Virtualization, Cloud services etc.

    Other nice to have experience:
    • System administration fundamentals including Installation, Configuration & Security setups.
    • Experience with SQL 2008 a plus.
    • Experienced in architecting high availability, business resumption and disaster recovery solutions
    • Microsoft SQL Server DBA Certification
    • Experience with SCOM/SCCM/SCSM is a plus
    • Extremely self motivated and ability to work within a globally dispersed team.
    Desired Skills:
    • Data Warehouse experience
    • VLDB experience highly desired
    • Experience with databases > 5 TB, processing 2 million + rows of data daily
    • MS SQL Server 2005 Transact-SQL (T-SQL)
    • Stored Procedure Development Communication Skills, work well with the team, and within team processes
    • Database and file size and space forecasting ability
    • Ability to manage a complex database system and assist the client with Database Integration for Future Business Intelligence efforts
    • Confio Ignite Performance
    Education & Work Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or other
    • 10+ years experience as a Database Administrator 


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