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SQL DBA in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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Job Description

As a Senior Database Administrator wih our client you will be an integral part of a team responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, architecture, and monitoring of our customer and internal databases. You will be working in a team environment supporting data protection, operational restores, high availability, system design, and other critical database systems.
  • 8+ years of experience in an Information Technology environment with at least 6 years in a Database Administration role directly supporting MS SQL Server.
  • Expert knowledge of common database administration tasks such as backup & restore, recovery models, integrity checks, and replication methods.
  • Expert knowledge of SQL design and architecture best-practices.
  • Firm understanding T-SQL coding best practices and techniques.
  • Firm understanding of index design, creation, and management best practices.
  • Experience automating SQL Server administration tasks and workflows.
  • Knowledge of powershell scripting in relation to database administration tasks is preferred.
  • Expertise with modern SQL Server scalability and availability features (i.e. AlwaysOn Availability Groups, Resource Governor).
  • Familiarity with modern SQL Server security features is preferred (i.e. AlwaysEncrypted, Dynamic Data Masking, Row Level Encryption)
  • Expertise in query tuning and performance optimization is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure-based database systems is preferred.
  • Experience with common tools utilized in our environment such as SentryOne, Splunk, Litespeed SQL Backup, Git, ServiceNow, and JAMS Enterprise Job Scheduler is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of common data warehousing methodologies is a plus.
  • Strong desire to maintain a high level of professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; and participating in professional societies.
  • Prior knowledge of SSRS administration and troubleshooting is a plus but not required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred, but not required.