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Mid SQL Server Database Administrator

14 days ago
RemoteXTIVIA, Inc.
<> Job Description

You will be joining our SQL Server Database support team in the role of a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator where you will be an integral member of a dynamic team providing database support for XTIVIA customers and their mission-critical/production database systems. The SQL Server Support team provides expert-level customer service and support for all versions of SQL Server and their associated applications. In this role, you are expected to have expert level knowledge of SQL Server and the best business practices associated with Installation, Configuration, Operation, and Security.

We operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, you will support multiple clients and each one will have unique needs and requirements. Customer service is a key part of this position as you will directly interact with the customers and often work on live screen share sessions in order to provide them support.

As a remote position, the ideal candidate will be able to manage their time effectively, be proactive, and engage regularly with the team throughout each day. Must be willing to learn and teach as we help to grow the skills of our junior team members.

This is not a contract. It is a full-time salaried position. - I am unable to sponsor or transfer Visas REMOTE - This position will continue to be remote after COVID although you must still reside within the USA. When safe there could be occasional travel. Candidates must be able to pass a 10-year background check.

Please note: Due to federal security clearance requirements, the applicant must be a United States Citizen

REQUIRED:

DBA Experienced with:

  • SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016,2017 DBA experience (Sr. level)
  • Must communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and written
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and research complex technical issues.
  • Installation, Upgrades, and Patching of SQL Server
  • Experience with deployment and development of SSIS Packages
  • T-SQL - MUST be able to write transact SQL and have a deep understanding of syntax and objects such as stored procedures, triggers, views, constraints, and functions. We will ask for a live demonstration as part of the interview process.
  • Query Performance Tuning is absolutely essential to this position and will need to be able to refactor queries for the best performance.
  • Backups and Restores - Must have a deep understanding of Backups and Restores in SQL Server
  • Always On, High Availability, SQL Failover Clusters, Windows Failover Clustering, and Disaster Recovery
  • Be On-Call as part of an On-call rotation all team members participate in.
  • Occasional After Hours support
  • DESIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or another related field
  • Minimum of 5 YRS experience as a production support DBA
  • Microsoft Certifications are a big plus
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services a plus
  • Technical support or call center support experience a plus
  • Advanced Database tuning expertise a plus
  • Design and Migration Support experience a plus
  • Professional Consulting Experience a plus
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