Job ID: 19001405
Title: SQL Server DBA
Location: Holmdel, NJ
This resource will provide engineering support as well as operational support of the Client Production, UAT and Test environments.
The qualified candidate will assert him/herself into complex project assignments where he/she will represent the Database team in all dialogue and decisions around the architecture, deployment and/or management of database environments. The individual will also take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automation of operational tasks. To succeed at this function requires the individual to present subject-matter expertise on the SQL Server platform with real world experience performing field operations support.
10+ years of SQL Server DBA experience
Strong experience with SQL Server Clustering, Mirroring, Log Shipping
Experience with SQL coding and tuning
Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks
Deep knowledge with SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014 databases
Strong troubleshooting / performance tuning skills required. Must be able to improve SQL performance
Ability to diagnose problems and triage / resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server on storage tiers)
Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, PL/SQL, cron or other techniques
Expert level of SQL Server RDBMS installation / configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking / tuning, back-up / recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in large and very dynamic environments
Experience with very complex database environments
Experience in SQL/TSQL and/or PL/SQL
Experience in working controlled environment, change control and validated systems
Experience with Foglight and OEM is a plus
Experience on Oracle RDBMS is a plus
Strong commitment to following SDLC / Change Management principles
Self-starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction
Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices
Strong oral and written skills
Able to communicate efficiently and effectively to technical and non-technical audiences
Anticipate and handle critical situations
Ability to thrive in change. Fast, flexible cooperative work stile
*Must be willing to work flexible hours
If interested, please reach out!
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