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Senior SQL Developer

  • Location: Atlanta, 30319
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

UJO 9/28- This job order replaces JO 201504.  Would prefer US Citizens in Atlanta or San Antonio but remote acceptable.

Position: Senior SQL Developer

Location: Atlanta, GA

Duration: 12 Months

Our client, a worldwide leader in mobile communications is seeking a Senior SQL Developer who will serve in a multifaceted role which includes blend of design, development and administration. The position will operate as a critical member of a team of resources who are doing complex analytics and reporting for our client.  This is a great opportunity for someone with broad client facing SQL design, development and administration experience, who thrives in a smaller team environment.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the state of the client database
  • Troubleshoot poorly performing queries and failed jobs
  • Monitor disk consumption and database performance
  • Perform database performance tuning and stored procedures
  • Create/modify all server objects including agent jobs, linked servers, credentials/aliases, logins and database users, and permissions.
  • Create database backups and restores
  • Create/modify new file exchanges both inside and outside of client. Should be familiar interacting with web APIs using cURL or similar tool and SFTP.
  • Responsible for User Acceptance Testing of ETL Flows and Reports
  • Work with business to establish metric definitions and display actions/flow
  • Guiding solution for new processes or new data based on business needs
  • Determining data size and structure based on history and performance
  • Determine logical architecture based on data pipelines and data models
  • Determine implementation architecture including data location and data partitioning
  • Determine data model including new joins, disks or additions to database
  • Development, performance testing and troubleshooting of ETL packages

Required skills:

  • 5 plus years of experience with column store indexes, partitioned tables, index builds/performance, query execution plans, troubleshooting query performance, and have a deep knowledge of SQL development
  • 5 plus years of experience with SQL development, database administration, query tuning, SSIS/ETL packages, performance monitoring
  • 5 plus years of experience planning a solution, documenting the solution, soliciting business requirements, generating functional/technical requirements for changes to data models, ETL processes and database structure
  • Previous experience with SQL Server Version 13


Preferred Experience:

  • 2 plus years of previous experience working with MicroStrategy and PowerBI
  • Previous DBA experience with AT&T strongly preferred
  • Previous experience with Oracle, Teradata or Vertica



Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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