SQL Server DBA

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February 18, 2020
Holmdel, New Jersey
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This individual will provide engineering support as well as operational support of our client's Production, UAT, and Test environments.


  • Represent the Database team in all dialogue and decisions around the architecture, deployment, and/or management of database environments. 
  • Take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automation of operational tasks. 
  • Present subject-matter expertise on the SQL Server platform with real world experience performing field operations support.


  • 10+ years of SQL Server DBA experience
  • Strong experience with SQL Server Clustering, Mirroring, Log Shipping
  • Experience with SQL coding and tuning 
  • Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks
  • Deep knowledge with SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016 databases
  • Strong troubleshooting/performance tuning skills required, able to improve SQL performance.
  • Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, PL/SQL, cron, etc.
  • Expert level of SQL Server RDBMS installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in large and very dynamic environments
  • Experience in:
    • SQL/TSQL and/or PL/SQL
    • Working controlled environment, change control, and validated systems
    • AWS/Cloud
    • Foglight and OEM is a plus
    • Oracle RDBMS is a plus
  • Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change Management principles
  • Self-starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction
  • Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Able to communicate efficiently to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Anticipate and handle critical situations
  • Ability to thrive in change.  Fast, flexible, cooperative work style

Must be willing to work flexible hours.

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