SQL Server DBA

Richmond, Virginia

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The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate's/applicant's qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

Our Client is seeking a SQL Server DBA for a Remote opportunity.

Role Description

  • Manage SQL Server databases
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes
  • Monitor system's health and performance utilizing ticketing system to ensure issues are addressed in timely manner.
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability, and security
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time
  • Provide suggestions for solutions
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement
  • Provide support for critical production systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours
  • On rotation 24/7 primary dba support every 6-7 week.
  • Administration of Microsoft SQL Server on-prem Always On Clusters
  • Maintain and update the cluster to support day-to-day operations in the enterprise
  • Perform minor and major upgrades, support monthly OS patches
  • Vulnerability management and remediation.
  • Support project teams in trouble shooting job issues and deployment where needed.
  • Activities include DB backups and restores.
  • Research performance issues, configuring the cluster with Microsoft best practices, optimizing specifications and parameters to fine-tune and proactively avoid performance issues.
Skills & Requirements
  • 8+ years SQL
  • experience implementing security and TLS/SSL
  • Administration of Microsoft SQL Server on-prem Always On Clusters
  • Need to have 8+ years of experience working with Microsoft SQL Server,
  • Hands-on experience on Microsoft SQL Server installation, configuration, debugging, tuning and administration
  • Hands on experience on Always On setup, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Strong hands-on experience in implementation of Security and TLS/SSL implementation etc.
  • Understanding of vulnerabilities and remediations
  • Experience with SQL scripting or other automation
  • Experience with Performance monitoring and tuning
  • Working knowledge of Networks, Windows OS.
  • Experience with SQL Server version upgrades and patching
  • Demonstrate ability to find the root cause of a problem in Data engine, SSRS, SSAS, optimize inefficient execution, and resolve resource contention scenarios
Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there's a position you really want, you're fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays' guiding principles is 'do the right thing'. We also believe that actions speak louder than words. In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

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