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SQL Database Administrator


  • Premier Staffing Partners
  • 04/11/19
  • Knoxville, TN
  • 37923
  • Based on Experience / Yearly
  • Full-Time
SQL Database Administrator
The SQL Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for providing technical support for the database environment including overseeing the development and organization of the databases, assessment and implementation of new technologies, and assist Information Technology in developing a long-term perspective on the relationship of database technology to the business opportunities facing the company.

The SQL Database Administrator (DBA) works with Application Development and Operations to help achieve an environment that meets current and future business objectives. The SQL Database Administrator (DBA) provides and designs tools to assist in the management of the database and transaction processing environment. Works to provide a working model of our transaction processing environment for capacity assessment and planning.

SQL Database Administrator Responsibilities:
Responsible for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas including indexes and statistics.
Responsible for owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests.
Provide leadership during the development and enhancement of production applications including working with applications, technical support and operations during the design, development and implementation of applications.
Work with others in IT to provide technical guidance during all phases of the development process.
Work with IT and Operations leadership to develop and implement disaster recovery plan.
Work with vendors in evaluating and implementing new technologies.
The DBA role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, a focus on managing and resolving issues in a timely manner, establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems in a structured manner, and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within established timeframes.

SQL Database Administrator Requirements:

Experience with database administration for MSSQL Server.
Strong pattern recognition and troubleshooting skills.
Experience in performance tuning and optimization using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
Experience with recovery models, backups, and restores.
Knowledge of high availability and disaster recovery options for MSSQL Server.
Experience in implementing operational automation.
Experience in indexes, index management, and statistics.
Experience with Windows Server, including Active Directory and database-specific disk configurations.
Self-motivated with keen attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
SQL Database Administrator Preferred Education and Experience:
5 - 7 years of database administration experience in a similar role.
Certifications in related Microsoft technologies including SQL Server.



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