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SQL Database Administrator

  • Location: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, 60601
  • Salary: 120000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Are you feeling silo-ed as a SQL DBA and looking for an opportunity to learn and do more database development work? This is a great direct hire opportunity to work with a small team supporting a company that was a start up less than 10 years ago and just went public!

Essential Functions:

  • Deploy and set up new instances of SQL Server as needed
  • Develop new and modify existing SSIS packages and ETL jobs to meet business requirements
  • Promote approved changes from development to production environments
  • Assign security or recommend group membership updates to satisfy access requests
  • Monitor SQL Servers and be available during some non-business hours to address critical issues
  • Monitor and ensure high-availability scenarios are working as expected
  • Assist with the administration of SQL Reporting Services, SQL Master Data services, Team Foundation Services / Azure DevOps, and other platforms as required
  • Perform operator and administrator duties in ActiveBatch, our enterprise automation tool
  • Learn a diverse set of technologies and platforms in an ever-changing work environment
  • Serve as the primary backup for the Senior DBA when necessary



  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering strongly preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in each of the following:  Microsoft SQL Server administration, Microsoft SQL development (T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS), and developing solutions within the Microsoft Stack (i.e. C#/VB/ASP) using the .NET Framework a plus