Database Architect (SQL Server / Azure)

SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016, SQL Azure, SQL Server, Azure, IaaS, PaaS, DBA, Database Architect, SCOM, High Availability, HA, Performance Tuning, Always On, AlwaysOn, SQL, Production Support, SSIS, SSRS
C2H W2, 3 months contract to hire
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description



Our direct Fortune 500 client in the DC Northwest area is looking for a SQL Server Database Architect. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-tech environment. Interested or know someone who might be a good fit - apply today!

Your responsibilities will include:
- Database monitoring, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and high availability strategies for SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 and SQL Server in Azure IaaS/PaaS.
- Working with large complex database environments, (1800+ instances supporting 300+ applications).
- Participate in design and architecture review of the databases and applications. Lead efforts with database topology review and communicate with multiple teams to finalize optimal design for databases and applications.
- Develop backup and recovery strategies. Anticipate hardware requirements and storage capacity planning for development, testing, QA and production for growth and performance.
- Pro-actively monitor production databases and optimize systems for better performance. Diagnose system problems, evaluate alternative solutions and take initiative to solve problems. Resolve locking conflicts/blocking and resource utilization.

Essential Skills:
- Technical experience with high availability of SQL Server databases and "Always ON" feature is required
- Experience with SQL Server in Azure (SQL Azure)
- A thorough understanding of database performance monitoring and analysis tools is required
- Strong skills in performance monitoring and administering using System Center Operations Manager, and Idera Diagnostic Monitor required
- Strong skills and working knowledge in database partitioning, security and encryption
- Production support experience should include support of SSIS, replication, database mirroring and SQL Reporting Services
- In depth experience with DacPac and IsPac concept and deployment and automation of database objects is required
- Ability to write automated scripts and strong knowledge of system tables and DMVs is required
- 24 X 7 on-call support is required
- Project planning skills and good verbal and written communication skills are required

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Please click the Apply Now button to apply for the job.
We will review your resume and call if you are qualified.
Resumes will NOT be sent to clients without your approval.

REFERRALS WANTED - $ 1000 REWARD!
Refer a colleague to us, and Precision will give you $ 1000 if we find a job for that person!

(The fine print: The referred candidate must be previously unknown to us. Start date must be within 6 months of referral.)

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THERE ARE MANY IT STAFFING FIRMS YOU CAN WORK WITH.
WHY WORK WITH PRECISION?



Our Clients. We work with the best.

- We are direct vendors to Fortune 500 companies across North America

- We're the top provider of contract IT professionals to many of our clients

Our Experience. We know how to sell our candidates to clients.

- We've been in business for over 20 years, and have made thousands of successful placements

Our Background. Precision is run by former IT professionals.

- We know what it is like to be an IT consultant working in a large organization.

- We actually understand your skills. We'll make sure that you are right for the job, and that the job is right for you.

Our Reputation for Quality. Clients favor Precision's candidates.

- We take the time to learn about you so that we can best match you to our openings and sell you to our clients.

- Our clients know from experience that Precision's consultants are the most qualified and the best fit for their project teams.

Our Ethics. We pride ourselves on our ethical business practices.

- We never submit your resume without your permission, and we never give your resume to other staffing companies

- We are up front about pay rates and the interviewing process, and provide you with constant feedback.

Our Responsibility. We take seriously our obligations to our consultants.

- We always pay on time

- We offer highly competitive pay rates, as well as an opportunity to participate in our group health insurance, long term disability and 401(k) plans.

- When required, we carefully manage H1-B and Green Card applications, and involve you at every step.

- We have dedicated HR personnel that will answer the phone when you call.

THE STAFFING FIRM YOU WORK WITH MATTERS.
WORK WITH PRECISION.




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