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Job ID: 47384
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Database Administrator

Our client is seeking a Database Administrator to join their team. This Database Administrator position will work within the Software Infrastructure & Support Services organization. This position will assist in maintaining a SQL Server enterprise environment, providing support for dozens of highly available SQL Server clusters in a secure multi-network environment. A valid U.S. drivers license is required and up[ to 10% travel to attend meeting and training is possible. Up to 5% overtime is anticipated. 

Responsibilities
Perform Enterprise Database Administration tasks within Microsoft SQL environments, including:
Install and configure Database Management Systems (DBMS)
Stay current on available DBMS patches and apply them as needed.
Backup and recovery
Monitor DBMS for potential issues such as amount of storage space consumed, access time statistics, and frequencies of reads and writes that may impact operations.
Performance Tuning
SQL Server Instance Security Management
Implement and maintain real-time and batch database replication.
Command line database management using:
Microsoft SQL – ISQL, OSQL, SQLCMD, BCP
Install and utilize command line and GUI management tools to provide monitoring, administration and configuration management on Microsoft SQL database engine.
SQL Server Management Studio
SQL Server Profiler
Create and/or maintain documentation relating to DBA processes and procedures.
Write and/or maintain PowerShell scripts to automate processes such as monitoring/alarming on volume growth, performance bottlenecks, batch scheduling, and connectivity failures.
Analyze the Windows Server and/or DBMS and CCN environment for processing and performance tuning as well as recommend required system modifications.
Provide developer and end-user support for databases including maintaining existing views and procedures, performance tuning, and troubleshooting database problems as needed.
SQL Server Instance consolidation
Model databases both OLTP and OLAP

Reverse engineer a database to be able to effectively mine the data and report on the results
Create complex stored procedures from user requirements
Provide effective performance tuning for SQL stored procedures
Implement and administer Microsoft SQL Server in a Windows cluster environment.
Create custom reports using SQL Server Reporting Services
Perform Windows Server administration:
Software installation
Monitor server for problems and availability.
Patching
Active Directory
Clustering
Automation of administrative tasks, such as backups and monitoring, using PowerShell
Provide Windows Server support for users including maintaining privileges, installing applications, performance tuning, and troubleshooting problems as needed.
Develop, facilitate and maintain documentation of procedures and processes used in the development, integration and deployment, triage, troubleshooting and implementation of corrections to all supported systems.
Provide regular and frequent updates to documentation of processes in team’s toolset
Track system additions and changes and maintain related documentation.
Provide a sustainable IT infrastructure by supplying cross training and functional documentation
Participate in project and/or technical meetings as requested by the manager to provide technical recommendations from a DBA perspective on the risks, impacts and strategies related to process and project decisions.
Communicate with a wide variety of technical and business experts, within as well as outside vendors, in both individual and group settings using email, self-generated documentation and presentations.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science in Information/Computer Technology or a related technical discipline is preferred.
10+ years of experience in Computer/Information Technology or related field is required.

Required Technical Skills & Experience 
8+ years of experience in administering Microsoft SQL Server
DBMS installation and patching
Backup and recovery
Monitoring
Patching
Performance Tuning
Security
Mirroring
Reporting – SQL Server:
Reporting Services
Report Builder
Business Intelligence Design Studio
Integration Services
SQL Server and Database Administration:
Certified Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later
Microsoft SQL – sqlcmd, bcp, etc.
OLTP and OLAP data modeling
Assist in designing and implementing changes to a complex database environment as requested.
Database consolidation strategies
SQL Server remote management

Preferred Skills & Experience 
Certified Microsoft SQL Server DBA (SQL 2012 or newer)
Knowledge of Windows server (2012 or newer) failover clustering
Knowledge of Windows server (2012 or newer) operating systems
Experience with Database Design and Development, to include:
Data modeling
Ability to create stored procedures from user requirements
Ability to effectively performance tune SQL stored procedures
SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) tools
SQL Server Analysis Services
SQL Server Integration Services
SQL Server Reporting Services
SQL Server Data Tools
SQL Server Report Builder
Business Intelligence Design Studio
Visual Studio
Experience with Database Management Tools:
Microsoft SQL –  SQL Server Management Studio and SQL Profiler
Certified Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or later and/or MySQL 5.x or equivalent DBA experience desired
Experience with Windows Server 2008 or Newer
Windows Server administration or Software installation
Microsoft Remote Desktop.
Windows Server Failover Clustering
Utilize Microsoft Office tools to document processes and procedures.
Automation using Windows PowerShell or VBScript
Remote management tools. Such as Microsoft Remote Desktop.
Software installation
Monitor server for problems and availability.
Patching
Active Directory
Clustering
General programming skills (scripting / PowerShell / .NET / SMO)



Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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