SQL Server, Performance tuning, trouble shooting, TSQL
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Depends On Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Department: SQL DBA

Job Type: Contract and Full Time

Location: Westchester (near Oakbrook)


Top Skills:

  1. SQL Server 2012/2014/2016  - Performance tuning, trouble shooting
  2. Experience with migrations and patching
  3. Prefer some TSQL experience


Overview of Database Administrator:

The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for the SQL Server administration and support of Microsoft SQL Server Databases, Database Instances and SQL Servers. Perform Backup and Recovery as required. Identify and resolve specific problems in the use and performance of systems. Provide DBA design and support services for establishing, upgrading and maintaining the Database environments. Candidate must know SQL DBA Fundamentals including basic troubleshooting, performance tuning, back-up, indexing, etc..   Perform SQL database administration tasks:  - Monitoring and tuning all SQL databases to ensure high availability  - Monitoring production databases and data processing jobs  - Implementing and administering database replication  - Troubleshooting performance issues and fine-tuning queries and stored procedures  - Coordinating database checkpoint frequencies, archive logging, resource usage with programmers and system  administrators  - Creating capacity planning forecast  - Establishing and maintaining custom-tailored backup/restore procedures and disaster recovery plans for Production  Servers.  - Enhancing system availability  - Support and/or participate in 7 X 24 hour production support  Provide support to Application Development Groups in the following ways:  - Providing logical database structures alternatives  - Creating a physical database design  - Helping with construction, testing and installation  - Ensuring application performance, integrity and availability  - Proficient with system development techniques and tools  SQL Server Software Maintenance:  - Installing, configuring, securing SQL Production servers  - Upgrading and upsizing databases from earlier versions to the latest versions  - Applying and testing maintenance fixes  - Providing technical support to the application developers  - Reviewing new databases that come with purchased packages

Educational Qualifications:

  • Required - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or closely related or equivalent
  • Preferred - Master’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science, Big Data or Analytics or equivalent


  • Open to travel based up on the nature of the engagement

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Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business needs.

Dice Id : 10122703
Position Id : 4054
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