Sr. DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR/ SQL DBA - AZURE, REMOTE
Company: CGS Business Solutions - INC 5000 Company
Posted on: May 16, 2022
CGS Business Solutions is committed to helping you, as an
esteemed IT Professional, find the next right step in your career.
We match professionals like you to rewarding consulting or
full-time opportunities in your area of expertise. We are currently
seeking Technical Professionals who are searching for challenging
and rewarding jobs for the following opportunity:
Our Large Financial client in Orange Co, CA is looking for a Remote
Sr. Database Administrator/ SQL DBA to join a highly skilled team
of professionals for a 1 year+ contract. This is a Senior position
to be performed under minimal supervision and direction. The Sr.
Database Administrator is responsible for deployment, migration,
implementation, and administration of databases including control,
maintenance, and support of all database environments and related
applications. Environment is both on premise, and in the Cloud
using Platform As A Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure As A Service
SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum 5+ years in a MS SQL Server Database Administration role
within large Enterprise Databases (100MB to 5TB)
Extensive experience with Microsoft SQL 2000- 2016 database
principles (SQL 2019 experience a plus) and utilities including
database restores, performance tuning, backups, query optimization,
diagnosis of latency and indexing issues and maintaining the
overall general database health.
Experience troubleshooting the integration with SQL ensuring
queries are returned efficiently, SQL Reports (PBIRS) and front-end
database interfaces and web API's are optimized.
Familiarity with Monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, Redgate or
Previous experience with working with Datawarehouse teams
Knowledge of Azure Data Lake/Data Factory
Cross functional Database experience a plus (Oracle)
Familiarity with NPPI data encryption knowledge a plus
Willing to work after hours and adhering to an on-call rotation
schedule (2 weeks on/ off)
Comfortable with moving to a 4/10 schedule after probation
BA or BS in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
Implement and administer MS SQL Server 2008-2019 databases in
support of in-house developed and vendor applications for both on
premise and Cloud PaaS environments
Develop, implement and execute maintenance plans to maximize
availability, performance, and reliability of databases.
Develop and implement measures of availability, performance, and
reliability of databases.
Assist with SSIS Package/Project Deployment and Configuration
Assist with migrating SSIS Packages/jobs to Azure SSIS Integration
Assist with migrating to SSRS/PBIRS
Working knowledge of Database Partitioning (Create, Merge etc.),
Review, plan, test, and implement database upgrades while adhering
to all change management policies and procedures.
Configuration, installation, and setup of database servers as
Documents business applications architecture and process flow using
MS Visio or other modeling tool.
Develop, implement and execute a backup / disaster recovery plan
for all databases via various technologies (log shipping, database
mirroring, SAN replication, etc.).
Review and perform strategic database planning; test and implement
database upgrades while adhering to all change management policies
Coordinate configuration, installation, and setup of application
and database servers as required
Troubleshoot and resolves problems with production systems;
escalates issues and facilitates resolution.
Work with program owners in the review, planning, testing, and
implementation of program upgrades dependent on database
Make recommendations to system analysts and other staff on
administration policies and procedures and technical methods.
Troubleshoot and resolve database connectivity and performance
Present relevant application and database performance statistics
including server performance and trend analysis.
Perform in-depth analysis of application security, performance and
health at system and network level; makes relevant recommendations
to improve system availability and reliability based on this
analysis and coordinates the implementation of approved
Represent Server engineering team at meetings with other teams and
Guide development of technical documentation for production
Document business applications architecture and process flow using
MS Visio or other modeling tool.
Identify requirements and makes technical recommendations based on
industry best-practices according to identified requirements.
IMPORTANT SOFT SKILLS REQUIRED:
Technical - Generate creative solutions and apply design
principles. Strive to continuously build on knowledge and skills by
pursuing training and development. Always look for ways to improve
and promote quality. Design good workflows and procedures.
Problem Solving/ Strategic thinking/ Planning & Organizing skills -
Identify and resolves issues and develop alternative solutions.
Ability to make decisions, exhibit sound and accurate judgment with
supportive reasoning for decisions. Strong use of prioritization
skills and planning work activities; develop realistic action plans
and uses time efficiently. Demonstrate attention to detail.
Teamwork - Be a strong team player by sharing expertise with
others. Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views;
Contribute to building a positive team spirit putting success of
team above own interests; help build and maintain morale and group
commitments to goals and objectives
About CGS Business Solutions:
CGS specializes in IT business solutions, staffing and consulting
services. With a strong focus in IT Applications, Network
Infrastructure, Information Security, and Engineering. CGS is an
INC 5000 company and is honored to be selected as one of the Best
IT Recruitment Firms in California. After five consecutive Fastest
Growing Company titles, CGS continues to break into new markets
across the USA. Companies are counting on CGS to attract and help
retain these resource pools in order to gain a competitive
advantage the rapidly changing business environments.
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