Queen Associates and our client have an immediate opening for a SQL Server DBA for our client in the Charlotte metro area. Sponsorship is not currently available for this contract position.
Compensation: $55/hour w2 + health benefits + 401k participation
The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of corporate applications. This is a "hands-on position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills & performance tuning.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and sustainment of the SQL Server Warehouse, ensuring its operational readiness (security, health and performance), executing data loads, and performing data modeling in support of multiple development teams. The data warehouse supports an enterprise application suite of program management tools. Must be capable of working independently and collaboratively.
Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
Skills and Qualifications
6-10yrs exp MS SQL Server Administration experience required
Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
Excellent written and verbal communication
Flexible, team player, "get-it-done personality
Ability to organize and plan work independently
Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications a plus
(PERFORMANCE TUNING OR TUNING OR SUPPORT OR ADMINISTRATION OR ADMINISTER OR DATA OR CONFIGURE OR MAINTAIN ) AND(SQL SERVER DBA over 5 year(s) OR SQL DBA over 5 year(s) OR SQLSERVER DBA over 5 year(s) )
Queen Associates, Inc.