Senior SQL Server DBA (100% Remote) | 198745 in 100% Remote at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/19/2020

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Job Description

Senior SQL Server DBA (100% Remote) | 198745


Location: 100% Remote

Position Type: 12M+ Long-Term Contract

Hourly / Salary: BOE!


Vaco Technology is currently seeking a Senior SQL Server DBA for a 12M+ Long-Term Contract opportunity that is 100% Remote-Based. The Senior SQL Server DBA will install, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high-levels of data availability. The Senior SQL Server DBA will develop, implement, and oversee database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and accompanying software and provide best practices recommendations regarding database deployments, migrations, and upgrades. The Senior SQL Server DBA will be primarily focused on SQL Server but will also have some Oracle Database exposure where basic experience will be necessary.

  • Asses / Develop Long-Term Strategic Goals for Production Databases in Conjunction with Data Owners / Department Managers, etc.
  • Design / Implement Redundant Systems / Policies / Procedures for Disaster Recovery / Data Archiving - Ensure Effective Protection / Integrity of Data Assets
  • Conduct Research / Make Recommendations on Database Products / Services / Protocols / Standards in Support of Procurement / Development Efforts
  • Respond to / Resolve Database Access / Performance Issues
  • Monitor Database System Details - Stored Procs / Execution Time / Implement Efficiency Improvements
  • Plan / Coordinate Database Engine Upgrades
  • Develop / Implement / Maintain Change Control / Testing Processes for Database Modifications
  • Perform Database Health Status / Security Audits
  • Establish Appropriate End-User Database Access Control Levels
  • Develop Routines for End-Users to Facilitate Best Practices Database User / Assist in Determining Best Practices for Change Management / Code Review Processes


  • SQL Server DBA - SQL Server 2012 / 2016 / 2017
  • Database Performance Tuning / Optimization / Troubleshooting (Hands-On)
  • SSIS (Integrated Services) - Development / Deployments
  • SQL Server Service Broker - Deployments / Troubleshooting
  • SQL Server Availability Groups - Setup / Troubleshooting
  • Oracle Database - Basic-to-Intermediate Level Support
  • SCRUM / Agile Project Management Methodology
  • Data Privacy Practices / Laws - PCI (Payment Card Industry) Compliance

Job Requirements

SQL Server DBA, SSIS, Service Broker, Availability Groups, Oracle, SCRUM, Agile, Performance Tuning