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Senior Database Administrator

Posted 16 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Senior Database Administrator 
Location: Phoenix, AZ, will be remote and on site periodically
Term: 6-month Contract to Hire
Rate: $50+/hourly, DOE

The DBA performs administration duties for database infrastructure supporting enterprise business applications. This will include design, development, implementation, documentation, and optimization of an assortment of solutions primarily within the Microsoft suite of technologies. The Database Administrator will also be working on system migrations and ETL processes that move data between our systems and our partners.

Skills Required:
* Experience with virtual environments (VMWare, Hyper-V)
* Experience installing, patching and upgrading SQL Server databases
* Experience with high availability technologies such as log shipping, mirroring, clustering and AlwaysOn

Knowledge of:
* The concepts of normalization and referential integrity
* Writing automation scripts, functions and packages for administration and application support
* The basic indexing concepts, such as the difference between clustered/non-clustered

Skill in:
* Knowing the difference between DML and DDL
* Knowing what a query plan is and how to review one
* Knowing the purpose of primary, foreign, and unique keys
* Installing, configuring SQL Server services: SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
* Creating cubes, packages and reports using the above technologies

Experience Required:
* Five (5) years of experience in database design, development, maintenance, administration and support which includes experience working as a SQL Server DBA. Experience working with SQL Server versions 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2019 in an administrator role
* 8 years combined education and experience Installing, configuring SQL Server services: SSAS, SSIS, SSRS IS A MUST.

Experience Preferred:
* Two (2) years of experience with Data Modeling, Data Warehousing, and structuring data for Business Intelligence

Education Required:
* Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field