SQL Server Database Administrator in Marietta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

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SQL Server Database Administrator

Job Description:
The SQL Database Administrator's role will be responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, monitoring, operation support and performance of critical database systems, to ensure high availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. The Database Administration team provides 24x7 database and production support for all database systems ensuring their database integrity, security and availability. This is a "hands-on" position requiring solid technical skills with advanced skillsets with SQL Server performance, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills to perform production support of applications using database technologies of MSSQL 2000-2016.


  • Responsible for design, installation, configuration, security and maintenance of highly available enterprise database systems
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database incident tickets when needed
  • Monitor backup jobs on all enterprise databases and perform routine disaster recovery scenarios
  • Participate in on-call after-hours support rotation, responding to support calls after- hours/weekends/holidays.
  • Establish and maintain database policies and standards
  • Generate database schema definitions and modifications as required
  • Plan and coordinate data refreshes from one environment to another
  • Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
  • Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
  • Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to business user needs.
  • Perform database transaction and security audits.
  • Follow and maintain in-house documentation for repeatable processes, including database feature installation, disaster recovery, and common problem resolution
  • Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels.
  • Develop routines for end users to facilitate best practices database use.
  • Follow ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) practices for Change Management.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years direct experience managing and supporting Microsoft SQL Server version 2014, 2016 & 2017
  • Expert in high availability, BCP and Capacity Planning
  • Plan project timelines, schedules, resources and successfully deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Knowledge and experience in Database Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)
  • Hands on experience with database security, auditing, backup/restore, DR and high availability
  • 5+ year's experience in database architecture
  • 3+ years of experience with BCP/Replication solutions
  • Well versed in troubleshooting and trace data-related issues within the architecture

Personal Attributes:

  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong technical documentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

About VACO:

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations, administration and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

About the Opportunity:

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