SQL Server DBA

Database Administrator, SQL, SQL Server, Infrastructure, Microsoft, Project Manager, Agile, Methodology, Facilitator, User Experience, User Enablement, Solutions, Security, On-Premise, Windows Defender, Server Compute, Client Compute, Advanced Networking, Storage
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

BDO Digital, LLC, a subsidiary of BDO USA, LLP, provides a holistic portfolio of technology, transformation services and solutions. We are an organization that values your time, talent, and contributions. Collaborate with BDO Digital’s cross-disciplinary team who work together to solve digital needs and unearth new opportunities to drive competitive advantage. Our commitment to each other is why BDO Digital is a recognized leader for our culture, employee satisfaction and career growth. We’re looking for people with the same drive; to combine teamwork with technology to produce amazing results.

This role will be responsible for delivering the company’s virtual Database Administration (DBA) service within the Managed Services team. Responsible for assessing SQL environments as compared to best practices, including SQL and server OS configurations, maintenance plans, and performance tuning and optimization. This individual will assist in establishing guidelines for monitoring, ongoing maintenance and management, optimization, and administer SQL Server database environments for a variety of customers. A successful candidate should have strong database/query optimization skills and be able to analyze and debug stored procedures for functional correctness and optimal efficiency.


- Develops, maintains and manages databases, creates backups and maintenance plans, sets up and monitors performance; sets and enforces standards and controls
- Establishes database standards for operations, upgrades, migrations and onboards new applications and/or clients
- Optimizes databases and queries for maximum performance, performance profiling, and performance tuning
- Exercises strong database skills in a SQL Server environment developing database objects like tables, views, stored procedures and user-defined functions
- Writes clear, concise, and well-organized technical documentation to maintain standards and procedures
- Supports the Managed Services team in identifying and implementing best practices for monitoring and managing SQL environments
- Manages the development of database projects and advises on best practices for data management and reporting standards
- Participates in monthly meetings with clients to discuss results and recommendations for improvements
- Works with a team of developers and engineers to resolve database specific problems
- Other duties as required


- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university with a major in Computer Science or related field, required

- Four (4) or more years’ experience as a Database Administrator including: installation & configuration, stored procedures, backup & restore methodologies, performance troubleshooting, required
- Four (4) or more years’ experience using SQL Server 2012 or later versions including clustered, availability groups and replicated environments, required
- Two (2) or more years’ experience with very strong relational database knowledge, required
- Proficiency in TSQL or other data querying language, relational database concepts, required
- Experience with Azure SQL (PaaS) and Azure Resource Manager, preferred
- Experience with core infrastructure fundamentals such as, Active Directory (AD), storage, Networking, Virtualization and cloud IaaS, preferred
- Proficiency in data analysis and information reporting including obtaining an understanding of information repository issues and concepts, preferred
- Experience in meeting facilitation and requirement gathering techniques, preferred
- Experience in development implementations, data modeling, or data mapping efforts, preferred

- Proficient with SQL Server, release 2012 or later versions, required
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; specifically, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, required
- Any experience with PowerShell, preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with strong facilitation and collaboration skills
- Self-driven, strong attention to detail, and excels operating in a fast-paced technical environment
- Ability to solve problems, identify solutions, and appropriately escalate issues
- Must be open to local travel to the client site, as needed

Keywords: Database Administrator, SQL, SQL Server, Infrastructure, Microsoft, Project Manager, Agile, Methodology, Facilitator, User Experience, User Enablement, Solutions, Security, On-Premise, Windows Defender, Server Compute, Client Compute, Advanced Networking, Storage

Dice Id : RTL66359
Position Id : 17440 BR
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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