SQL Server DBA

Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States Minor Outlying I
Date Posted: 06-06-2015
Job Description       
The SQL Server Database Administrator is responsible for maintaining, administering and ensuring the security and stability of the company's SQL implementations. Duties include analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving complex problems involving databases, operating systems and applications. This position requires participation in the development, deployment and support of infrastructure and technology solutions, both from an architectural and operational perspective.
  • Database installation, configuration, patching, monitoring, maintenance and version upgrades
  • Work incident tickets including problem isolation, analysis, root cause, and solution
  • Provide technical support, on call and excellent customer service
  • Work closely with management, developers, project managers, technical staff and end-users to ensure successful project implementation and deliverables
  • Database solution design, performance monitoring, analysis and tuning
  • Capacity planning, disk space checks and resource utilization analysis
  • Backup, recovery and DR testing and planning
  • Develop, implement and enforce procedures, security policies, standards and best practices to support the operation of database systems
  • Ensure high availability and optimum performance of database systems
  • Standard database operations, daily checks
  • Clustering, SSIS, data transfers, replication, TSQL
  • Research and test new database technologies, share knowledge
  • Work towards automation and gaining efficiencies
  • Implementation and release of database changes
  • Perform database security audits and health checks
  • 2+ years of SQL DBA experience using SQL Server 2005 and up, supporting large-scale production systems and providing technical expertise
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with SQL database management, administration, and maintenance
  • Experience with TSQL programming, Backup/Recovery
  • Performance tuning experience, including enabling and interpreting SQL profiler trace
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments, projects and requests
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Self-motivated, process/quality oriented with attention to detail
  • Results-oriented nature and a desire to provide excellent customer service
  • Strong research, analysis, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • SQL certifications will be a plus
  • Programming experience in addition to the other experience is a plus
Skill Set         
  • 10 years of SQL experience
  • 5-7 years in the SQL DBA role
The Timberline Group
Phone: 636-209-5537
PO Box 565, Sullivan, Mo 63080
"Delivering quality solutions through quality people"
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