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SQL Server Data Base Administrator

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Vdart Inc. Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 2 months ago

VDart is global, emerging information technology staffing provider with expertise in Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Intelligence, Identity / Content Management & Infrastructure services. We have successfully deployed over 3000 contractors in the last 5 years with over 60% of the deployments with Fortune 1000 corporations.

We possess deep industry expertise and focus in BFSI, Manufacturing, Retail, Energy & Utility, Healthcare, Technology and Public sector. Our scope, knowledge, industry expertise and global footprint have enabled us to / provide best in the industry solutions. With our core focus in emerging technologies we have provided global technology workforce solutions in USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK & Australia. We are VDart the Bulls-i-Partner, customers rely on us more than ever to staff their Information Technology contracting needs.

Please send your resume to for immediate consideration

Title of Position: SQL Server Data Base Administrator
Location: Stamford, CT
Duration: Long Term
Employment: Contract
Contract Rate: $Negotiable

Job Description:

Ensure that database architecture, development and maintenance are properly executed so databases run at peak performance with no issues
Work closely with technical lead, solution architects and other technical teams to develop data models and confirm that all changes are accurately integrated on time
Creates processes and procedures to minimize any potential downtime scenarios
Creates standards for SQL Server database administration that supports the use of optimal database server resources and performance
Facilitates server-side database development when needed
Implements automated database maintenance plans and backup routines using standard methodologies
Monitors database/ application growth and server resources to ensure optimum performance and availability
Understand written business requirements and translate them into technical design
Prioritizes tasks effectively to operate in a timely, accurate and professional manner
Provides accurate status updates to Project Manager and Program leadership
Collaborates, coordinates and cohesively works with Database Administrators and Applications/ Business teams to support enterprise applications
Routinely evaluates/ implements improved methods or processes for administering and maintaining databases and servers
Troubleshoots minor to major problems as-needed basis often requiring time sensitive response and pro-active communication to different groups within the organization requirements

Requirements from the incumbent candidate:

Bachelor's Degree in MIS or Computer Science related field. Proven experience and/ or certification can be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.
10+ years DBA experience with Microsoft SQL Server (2008 or greater) in a production environment is required
8+ years of experience configuring, implementing and supporting large highly available SQL Server environments, including experience with Failover Cluster and database mirroring/ always on is required.
8+ years of experience with SQL Server troubleshooting; ability to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live database systems issues.
3+ years of experience with SCOM 2012 SQL Data Warehouse, Precise i3 or similar SQL Diagnostic Monitoring system for reporting is required.
5+ years of prior experience with a database on a virtual platform is desired and 5+ years of experience with T-SQL and PowerShell Scripts is required.
Strong working knowledge of query, index and DB I/O performance tuning, and Stored Procedures and SQL coding is required.
6+ years of experience with Enterprise OLAP Environment Administration, including SSIS/ SSRS/ SSAS experience, is required.
Experienced in data migration (on-premise to cloud preferably)
Experienced in ETL migration (Informatica and SSIS preferably)
Experienced in setting up replication, DB sync, and Always On cofiguration
Database migration/ upgrade experience is highly desired.
Ability to facilitate discussion, to teach, and to train concepts related to data retrieval, data analysis, data integrity and analytical information systems in RDBMS environments.
Ability to manage all DB maintenance plan activities including backups, indexing, integrity and consistency checks, etc.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work effectively
Excellent understanding of query execution plans.
Experience running and supporting very large data warehouse databases (OLAP, Big Data) is a plus.
Experience running and supporting very large databases under high transaction rates (OLTP, VLDB).
Experience with word processing, spreadsheet and project management applications required.
Knowledge of disaster recovery principles and practices, including planning, testing, backup/ restore using disk-based backup solutions.
Thorough knowledge of current hardware systems, RAID and disk subsystems commonly used in fault tolerant production environments
Understanding and experience with SAN hardware and administration
Understanding of Virtual Server environments and Prior experience using Microsoft SQL Server DMV's for troubleshooting performance issues.
Travel will be minimal, but may be required Preferred Skills
Working knowledge of Firewall and network security concepts
Working knowledge of Windows Server management such as disk administration, general performance health counters and overall server configuration

Keywords: SQL Server DBA, Microsoft Windows 2008R2/2012/2016, Hyper-V, VMWare ESX, T-SQL, PowerShell Scripts, SSIS/ SSRS/ SSAS, SCOM.

If your skills match this requirement, please send your resume to for immediate consideration. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

Candidates should e-mail resume to address above. Be sure to reference the job number and title in the subject line. Referral Program:

Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you.

We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDart_Jobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc

t-Sql,SCOM,Hyper-V,VMWARE ESX,SQL Server DBA,Microsoft Windows 2008R2/2012/2016,PowerShell Scripts,SSIS/ SSRS/ SSAS

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SQL Server Data Base Administrator

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Vdart Inc.