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Microsoft SQL Server DBA

Closing on:

11/04/2017

Contact email

hr@foundingminds.com

Brief description :

This is an MS SQL Server DBA role largely responsible for providing operational database services to the organization. Some of the primary responsibilities of this role would include owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within SLAs, reviewing service related reports (e.g: database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs, responding to database related alerts and escalations and working with database engineering to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.
 
This MS SQL Server DBA role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with the SLAs, establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.

Preferred skills

 

  • Has 8+ years of experience in database development and support in MS SQL Server environments.
  • Strong experience in Database Administration in SQL Server ( 2005 and 2008 )
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues, etc.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space, and other resource contention.
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication.
  • Expert experience in implementing operational automation.
  • Strong knowledge of how indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching. How statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.
  • Knowledge of SQL Server tools ( Profiler, DTA, SSMS, SAC, SSCM, PerfMon, DMVs, system sprocs)
  • SQL Development – ability to write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design ( stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints )
  • Solid acquaintance with windows server, security delegation, SPNs, storage components.
  • Documentation skills for processes and procedures ( creating KBs, runbooks, topology, etc. )
  • SQL Database Operational support to tech users.
  • Solid acquaintance with windows server, security delegation, SPNs, storage components.
  • Knowledge of 3rd party DBA tools and applications ( e.g., redgate, idera, SCOM, Erwin )
  • MCDBA / MCT certification
  • Knowledge of a scripting language like Powershell, VBScript, WSH