Principal SQL Server DBA

Job Description

The Principal SQL Server DBA will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the SQL Server infrastructure supporting internal and external customer solutions This individual must have expertise in Windows Systems Administration as it pertains to SQL Server DBA duties.  They will be responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the SQL Server databases and will ensure that required resources are allocated to SQL Server.  They will perform DB performance tuning and proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime.  The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving.  They will be responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades. Position will require the person to work off hours shifts.

Skills and Qualifications

  • DBA-SQL Server SQL 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017.
  •  System Administration-Windows Server / Security Setup
  •  Process customer requests to make changes to existing databases
  •  Understanding of formal change control processes
  • Evaluate database design and make recommendations for changes/redesigns
  • Develop/modify system documentation
  • Conduct system performance monitoring
  • Ability to communicate efficiently with end users across the globe
  •  Ability to proactively formulate projects to improve the database environment
  • Strong analysis and design skills
  • Writing skills for technical and non-technical documentation
  • System Architecture (understanding of Windows systems)
  • SQL Optimization experince in SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017 environment
  • Experience with SQL Server in a Windows clustered server and Always On Availability Groups.

Pay: Dependent on experience

Benefits: Innovar Group provides access to a comprehensive benefit plan that includes a wide range of products for employees to choose from including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability. In addition, employees will have access to 24/7 Nurses Line, Virtual Visits, Gym Reimbursement Program, and Life Insurance.

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