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Sr. SQL DBA/Architect - Direct Hire! (No C2C or Sponsorship) in Columbus at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Job Description

Database administration experts-are you ready to grow your career by applying your database expertise to more complex projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Database Administrators. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations to providing you with valuable insight into the company culture, compensation expectations, and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you are passionate about database administration and are ready for a rewarding new challenge, let Vaco help you to make it happen. Apply today!

*Due to the nature of this position we can only consider candidates that can work on a W2 basis.

The Sr Database Administrator will be responsible for the operation of numerous SQLServer databases while working closely with internal clients such as business analysts, systems programmers, and application developers to define and resolve information flow and content issues while helping to transform business requirements into environment specific databases. In this position, the successful candidate will work with a high availability, high volume transaction processing (OLTP) and OLAP environments on Windows platforms. This person needs to be a SQL DBA, as well as be strategic.

Roles and Tasks:
* Provides technical expertise in the use of database technology
* Accountable for the overall performance of the enterprise's database environment
* Monitors and analyzes performance metrics and allocates database resources to achieve optimum database performance
* Performance tuning in both TSQL and through monitoring environmental profile
* Supports multiple servers and multiple databases of medium to high complexity (complexity defined by database size, technology used, and system feeds and interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of the data
* Provides technical coaching on more complex issues
* Design, architect, and build databases from determining business requirements to planning and deploying test and production systems.
* Perform operational DBA duties. These will include: installation, database upgrades, patching, environment cloning, implementing backup/recovery and monitoring procedures, capacity planning, and site failover/switchover.
* Interface with clients, network, hardware, and system operations teams to resolve problems with application/database systems.
* Maintain expertise in MS SQL Server DBMS, logical and physical database design best practices. Manage monitoring / capacity management processes to ensure appropriate scale of growth
* Manage and resolve technical issues related to the implementation of MS SQL Server (software releases, patch management, tools, and capacity planning, backup and recovery strategies)
* Provide database technical guidance / training and hands on database administration supporting the application development teams throughout the lifecycle of assigned projects
* Provide feedback to the design of logical and physical data models and the application code to ensure optimal performance of the system as applicable

Skills and Qualifications:
* BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related field
or equivalent practical experience.
* Experience administering large-enterprise SQL Server 2016+ database environments.
* Strong understanding of relational database architecture concepts.
* Designs and develops databases, data movement, data replication, views, stored procedures, SSIS and SSRS solutions
* SQL "Always On" experience is HIGHLY PREFERRED
* Has administered SQL Servers in a virtual environment
* Hands on experience building and administering SQL Server 2016
* Prior experience supporting Microsoft .NET applications is plus
* Expertise in SSIS, SSRS, and SQL clustering.
* Knowledge of Window server platforms (2012, and 2016).
* Knowledge of system and network monitoring tools (Solarwinds) a must
* Experience working in an Agile environment
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
* Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
* Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
* All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a background and reference check