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SQL Server DBA

  • Modified:

    October 9, 2019

  • Compensation:

    $45/HR-55/HR DOE

  • City, State:

    Addison, Texas

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SQL Server DBA

A nationally recognized retail brand is looking to hire a SQL DBA for a long-term project. This role will be mainly SQL Server Administration supporting the various application teams running SQL Server databases in various different locations.  The SQL Server environment currently includes database versions 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016.  All SQL Server database are currently running on Windows Clusters or running in a VMware environment leveraging clustering at the hypervisor layer.  The individual will mainly be looked at to help automate various components in the environment leveraging PowerShell

The role is a W-2 based contract and will be a long-term engagement. The previous incumbent was in the role for 3.5 years. This is an opportunity to work for a well-known, stable and forward-thinking company! This position will absolutely require strong scripting skills!

Required Skills & Experience

  • 4-5 years SQL DBA Administration Experience (2008/2012/2014/2016)
  • 2-3 years of Windows Clustering
  • 3-4 years of Powershell Scripting Ability
  • Comfortable writing, maintaining and optimizing basic to intermediate T-SQL
  • Basic to intermediate database performance tuning capabilities
  • 1-3 years of managing SQL Server Failover Clusters (Windows 2008/2012/2016)
  • Ability to quickly triage and resolve availability/performance issues related to SQL Server
  • Familiarity with SQL Server client and administrative tools
  • SQL Server database backup/recovery
  • SQL Server database security administration

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 3-4 years of Oracle and/or MongoDB experience
  • 2-3 years of Unix/Linux experience
  • 2-3 years of Bash/KSH scripting experience
  • 2-3 years of Windows or Linux Administration experience

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 30% Windows Clustering
  • 65% Powershell Scripting
  • 5% triage, performance issue resolution, support

Daily Responsibilities

  • 100% Hands On
  • Develop scripts in PowerShell, T-SQL, and other applicable programming languages to automate database deployment, maintenance, and updates.
  • Ensure compliance with Service Level Agreements as well as with standards, policies and procedures
  • Author and maintain technical documentation, standards and procedures, and architectural diagrams
  • Update/Patch different versions of SQL Server

The Offer

  • Competitive Pay: Up to $50/hour, DOE
  • Contract Duration: 12+ months

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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  • Workbridge Dallas - MWD

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