Senior SQL Database Administrator

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/24/2017 Job ID: 14254 Industry: DBA

Senior SQL Database Administrator
Pittsburgh, PA

Currently have an opening in Pittsburgh, PA for a Senior SQL Database Administrator. Interested candidates need to have a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in administration, development, implementation, monitoring and problem solving using SQL databases.

Essential Job Functions of the Senior SQL DBA

  • Install, configure, and administer database software within the Microsoft SQL server stack including SSRS, SSAS and SSIS
  • Responsible for database recovery methodologies and the ability to perform each.
  • Establish and administer database security.
  • Monitor and optimize database performance.
  • Create and/or tune complex queries.
  • Work closely with application teams to provide input and oversight responsibility for the logical and physical database design.
  • Review and assess the impact of database design changes prior to their implementation.
  • Provide technical expertise in the design and development of complex SQL.
  • Plan and implement database disaster recovery

Requirements of the Senior SQL DBA

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science (or related field) or equivalent job experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in administration, development, implementation, monitoring and problem solving using SQL databases (2008 R2 and higher)
  • Experience with SQL 2008 R2 or higher and Windows Operating Systems required
  • Working knowledge of database recovery, database administration (including security) and database optimization and tuning required.
  • Experience with Windows Server Failover Clusters, Partitioning, and Encryption preferred.
  • Strong decision-making, problem solving and analytical skills with particular attention given to detail and accuracy
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to work as a member of a team
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