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Position: SQL DBA

Role SQL DBA

Location: BOLLINGBROOK, IL

No of years of experience: 4 Years

Pay Rate : -

Job Type : 3 months Contract

 

GENERAL SUMMARY & SCOPE

As an Engineer of Database Systems (DBA), you will have the opportunity to be a member of the database team responsible for supporting a mixed environment of SQL Server and Oracle Databases.  Reporting to the Manager of Database Systems, the DBA will play a critical role in engineering, designing, and supporting different types of database platforms supporting mission critical operations for business.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (*Essential Functions)

  • Assists with the technical design, implementation and support for designated database hardware and software technologies.

  • Works closely with the business and IT to develop cost effective, operationally supportable solutions that meet complex requirements.

  • Works to identify opportunities for improvement within the environment, both technical and operational, along with plans capture those benefits.

  • Plan and execute proactive measures to achieve stability and availability of the database environments according to companies requirements

  • Apply knowledge and experience of industry best practices within database administration

  • Perform database capacity planning to ensure operational stability and availability of all databases

  • Assists in managing the database area including maintenance (patching, Upgrading), managing incidents, root cause analysis and change control processes for the database area.

  • Work directly with peer IT, security, operations and business teams to deliver database services necessary for deployment of Enterprise applications throughout the company.

  • Provide 1st and 2nd level support for Databases.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related discipline or equivalent experience required.

  • Minimum of four years of experience in a large scale database environments (100+ databases), including administration, installation, and troubleshooting in a clustered environment.

  • Minimum of four years of experience with SQL Server versions 2005/2008/2012  and working knowledge of Oracle 11g RDBMS and Unix/Linux.

  • Experience supporting large scale SAP installations on SQL Server considered a plus

  • Knowledge of SQL 2005/2008/2012 in high-availability configurations like clustering, always-on, database mirroring, log-shipping & replication.

  • Preferred MCDBA / MCT / MSSQL certification or OCP.

  • Strong experience in production database performance tuning working in coordination with the application teams.

  • Strong Knowledge of database Backup & Recovery.

  • Strong Knowledge of T-Sql, Pl/Sql and Sql Scripts, Knowledge of Stored Procedures, Database Triggers Functions & Packages.

  • Knowledge of 3rd Party DBA Tools like Idera- Sql Diagnostic Manager & Admin tools, SCOM, Erwin & Redgate will be a plus.

  • Experience in implementing pro-active measures for database performance efficiency & scalability in a growing environment.

  • Strong Communications, customer focus and leadership skills.

  • Solid Knowledge of industry best practices and technical skills.

  • Strong team player with proven experience and ability to collaborate with other server, network, storage, server engineers and administrators required.

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external business partners.

  • Experience working directly with business partners on operational issues and communicating effectively to senior management.


 



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