Senior SQL Server Database Administrator

Nashville, TN | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 05/10/2018 Job ID: 16361 Industry: IT

Zycron is looking for a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator.  This position will work with other technicians, business analysts, and business owners to understand requirements and identify solutions. 

What you'll do:

  5% Physical database design, construction, & implementation using current database technology 
  5% Collaborative design & development with programmers and business analysts 
15% Problem analysis, diagnosis, and implementation of resolutions 
15% Performance monitoring & tuning 
30% On-call support for production systems, jobstreams, and processes 
10% Database backup (archive) & recovery 
  5% Business continuity planning 
  5% Capacity planning, monitoring, and upgrade implementation 
10% Software upgrade planning and implementation 

What you'll have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including a desire to work within a highly-matrixed, team-oriented environment. 
  • Familiarity with lean/agile development is considered a plus, as this will be an increasingly common approach. 
  • Ability to define and gain adoption of best practice techniques. 
  • Work with vendor technical support to facilitate analysis of and resolution to technical issues. 
  • Establish and maintain backup and recovery policies and procedures 
  • Demonstrated performance monitoring and tuning ability, including an aptitude to lead the diagnosis and resolution of performance problems within a large-scale, complex infrastructure. 
  • Expertise is one or more of the following: database partitioning, database compression, data encryption, replication, disaster recovery. 
  • Expertise in configuration and administration of database security. 
  • Knowledge of all facets of database administration through the complete application development project life cycle (requirements definition, design, implementation, and operational support). 
  • Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time, cost and infrastructure required to successfully deliver the database requests. Provide technical specifications. 
  • Identify and evaluate industry trends in database systems and technologies. Define a RDBMS software roadmap. 
  • Ability to lead team projects. 

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