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Database Administrator

Job Description

Ref ID: 04130-0011029299

Classification: Database Administration

Compensation: $52.25 to $60.50 per hour

Does the thought of solving multi-layered problems excite you? Robert Half Technology is looking for a Database Administrator who loves complex challenges. This may be the position for you if you are a skilled problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making abilities. The opening for a long-term temporary-to-full-time Database Administrator is available in Houston, Texas. What you get to do every day - Determine the best way to improve performance, whether through hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes - Advise on database design, tuning options, and other potential issues - Establish the baseline for system performance and detect deviation, suggesting and executing improvements to slow running queries - Configure monitoring utilities for databases to keep false alarms to a minimum - Restore databases as service outages occur, including after hours and weekends - Verify that SLA objectives for database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are met in design and execution - Handle the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all database instances across development, staging, and production environments

Job Requirements

- 4+ years of database experience - Aptitude for adjusting queries to improve performance - General familiarity with storage and server hardware required - Experience building and maintaining documentation - Strong knowledge of relational database management systems - Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server - Previous experience with production and on-call environments

Technology doesn't change the world. People do.

As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.

Leader among IT staffing agencies

The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.

We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888-490-4429 to learn more about this position.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2019 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-Houston
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate $52.25 - $60.50 /Hour
Store Type Engineering & Aerospace, IT & Technical, Creative & Design
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Company Overview

Robert Half Technology

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of technology professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Learn More

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US-TX-Houston
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281-249-1268
281-589-8130
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Robert Half Technology
Company:
US-TX-Houston
Location:
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Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
$52.25 - $60.50 /Hour
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Engineering & Aerospace, IT & Technical, Creative & Design
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Job Description

Ref ID: 04130-0011029299

Classification: Database Administration

Compensation: $52.25 to $60.50 per hour

Does the thought of solving multi-layered problems excite you? Robert Half Technology is looking for a Database Administrator who loves complex challenges. This may be the position for you if you are a skilled problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making abilities. The opening for a long-term temporary-to-full-time Database Administrator is available in Houston, Texas. What you get to do every day - Determine the best way to improve performance, whether through hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes - Advise on database design, tuning options, and other potential issues - Establish the baseline for system performance and detect deviation, suggesting and executing improvements to slow running queries - Configure monitoring utilities for databases to keep false alarms to a minimum - Restore databases as service outages occur, including after hours and weekends - Verify that SLA objectives for database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are met in design and execution - Handle the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all database instances across development, staging, and production environments

Job Requirements

- 4+ years of database experience - Aptitude for adjusting queries to improve performance - General familiarity with storage and server hardware required - Experience building and maintaining documentation - Strong knowledge of relational database management systems - Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server - Previous experience with production and on-call environments

Technology doesn't change the world. People do.

As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.

Leader among IT staffing agencies

The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.

We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888-490-4429 to learn more about this position.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2019 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.
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