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9 Performance Tuning contracts

Database Developer II

10 days ago
RemoteApex Systems

TITLE:  Database Developer

LOCATION:  New York City, NY

Fully remote option available for candidates with previous remote work experience

DURATION:  12 month contract with potential for extension

Job Description:


  • Responsible for determining systems requirements for new or modified database application programs
  • Creates the system specifications
  • Is responsible for the development, testing, and implementation of efficient, cost-effective application solutions
  • Will receive general direction from the Manager
  • Work closely with business analysts to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes
  • May co-ordinate the activities of the section with the client area and other IT sections (e.g., data base, operations, technical support)
  • Work in conjunction with the data architect/modeler on the data warehouse reporting solution
  • Possess expertise in writing and tuning, view, stored procedures, and functions
  • Strong problem-solving, interpersonal, written and oral communications skills with demonstrated ability to simultaneously adjust to changing priorities
  • Successfully completing multiple tasks
  • Prepares deliverables such as source-to-target mappings; transformation rules documentation
  • 7-10 Years of relevant work experience required
  • Technical Requirements:

  • Data Access
  • Data Lineage
  • ASG Becubic
  • ASG Rochade
  • Advanced SQL skills (including performance tuning, stored procedures, etc)
  • Oracle and Mainframe DBs
  • Data structures / schemas
  • Building Diagrams
  • Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
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    Azure DevOps Engineer - Remote

    3 days ago
    RemoteGeorgia IT Inc.
    Position         : Azure DevOps Engineer
    Location         : Seattle, WA
    Position Type  : 06 months plus contract
    Rate             : DOE
    All Work Authorizations are Permitted - No Visa Transfers
    Job description
    • Demonstrated Site Reliability Engineering/DevOps Principles
    • Expertise with Containers and Kubernetes
    • Experience with Azure Ops and Azure pipeline
    • Expert Windows and Linux administration, troubleshooting, and performance tuning and proven Automation/Coding experience
    • Standard SRE activities deployment, automation [patch/cert etc], prod support
    • Environment has mix of both Linux and Microsoft technologies/tools [Windows Server, Azure, Powershell, etc].
    • Monitoring tools including but not limited to Splunk, NewRelic, Datadog

    Oracle Database Administrator Senior* - 100% Remote but candidate must be local to Atlanta

    3 days ago
    RemoteTalentBurst, Inc.
    Job Title: Oracle DBA
    Location: Atlanta, GA / Remote
    Duration: 6+ Months of Contract

    Interview: 1 step video interview

    Remote: Yes, 100% remote but the candidate needs to be local to ATL.

    Standard Business Hours

    This position will be supporting our Dev and Migration team with Integration triage.

    -8+ years of experience
    -Managing Oracle 11/12C RACs, writing complex PL/SQL code, performance tuning, archival and purging, data backups.
    -Develop PL/SQL script for our database, support configuration and customer data migration ETL process , and assist
    Client Configuration Test (CCT) Production defect resolution,.
    - Database life cycle management in Production Staging, Client Config Test & Production Environments. This will ensure timely triage and resolution of issues as well as drive high quality release of our product to Implementations.
    - Financial/Banking industry experience is a nice to have.


    Mid SQL Server Database Administrator

    10 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


    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

  • 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
  • SAS Senior Developer / Report Developer-Analyst (Remote)

    10 days ago
    RemotePinnacle Solutions Inc

    Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. is seeking a highly experienced SAS Senior Developer / Report Developer-Analyst as an addition to our elite SAS Consulting Team for one of our Clients - a large Retail Company, located in New York City, NY for a 6-Month Contract-to-Hire, Full-time, Remote, Start Date in October 2020.

    NOTE! Candidate - please specify a desired HOURLY rate in application questions.

    PLEASE ALSO NOTE! The Client intends for the Candidate to become their employee after the 6-month contract if the Candidate and the Client are happy. Please do not apply unless you accept this model (remote) and CAN be hired FT.


    The consultant will perform data management (most of the data is in snowflake on AWS),

    SAS\SQL programming, Enterprise Guide reporting \ analytics, and Tableau reporting to

    perform ad-hoc reporting to analyze, interpret customer behaviors, product performance and


    The consultant must have excellent communication skills and must be able to communicate about the techniques developed and results of analysis both to executives and other analysts in the organization.


    Successful candidates will possess:

    The client requires a Senior Advanced Base SAS\SQL programmer\developer with strong SAS

    Enterprise Guide and Tableau experience. Essential duties and responsibilities include the

    following, with hands-on, proven experience with SAS programming to maintain and develop

    advanced SAS coding techniques to write maximum efficient and performance-optimized code.

    Experience developing reports and content with SAS 9.4 including:

    '¢ 7+ years of SAS\SQL programming, data architecting and technical design.

    '¢ 5+ years of advanced SAS Enterprise Guide experience.

    '¢ 5+ years of Tableau report and dashboarding development experience.

    '¢ AWS cloud experience is preferred.

    '¢ Snowflake database experience is preferred.

    '¢ Lead and/or actively participate in SAS knowledge-sharing activities.

    '¢ Be proficient in Base SAS programming (DATA step), SQL programming (i.e., use of SQL

    pass-through or PROC SQL), as well as the SAS Macro language for use in making code

    more efficient.

    '¢ Strong SAS Enterprise Guide experience

    '¢ Good written and spoken communication skills in English and thought-leadership skills.

    '¢ Leveraging and utilizing SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) to MS-Excel experience IS REQUIRED.


    '¢ Develop and response to Ad hoc reporting and analysis requests.

    '¢ Develop and create visual reports, dashboards and key metrics reporting.

    Services may include focus on and require the Consultant to:

    '¢ Apply and demonstrate expertise with efficient DATA step, SQL programming, SAS Macro

    programming, ODS, Reporting and Summary procedures and SAS Array processing.

    '¢ Must have project experience with implementing advanced SAS coding techniques to optimize

    performance and have developed best practices for efficient coding due to constraints of

    hardware storage and memory.

    MUST have project experience with sophisticated Base SAS development for performance

    enhancement and advanced SAS Dataset storage best practices.

    '¢ Project experience with efficiently handling and managing large volumes of data.

    '¢ Lead and/or actively participate in SAS knowledge-sharing activities.

    MUST be able to read, and understand existing coding and processing to troubleshoot and

    resolved issues as they arise.

    '¢ Demonstrate the ability to work with little direct supervision; Excellent troubleshooting skills;

    Imaginative, inquisitive, with a self-motivating personality and a strong work ethic; Customer

    focused demeanor.

    '¢ Gathering data requirements and designing/developing the Data Warehouse/ Data Marts.

    '¢ Performing analytical and programming activities including analysis, design, development,

    testing, implementation, and documentation of integrating the data management solutions.

    '¢ Designs and develops reusable software modules that meet customer requirements while

    upholding high standards of reliability, security, maintainability, and performance.

    '¢ Enhances client's datamarts and the enterprise data warehouse by working closely with

    internal and external teams. Participates in strategic planning to improve the organization's

    ability to produce reports and data requirements for end-users.

    '¢ Provides production, development, QA support and performance tuning as needed to meet

    project deadlines.

    '¢ Advises management on how products and processes could be improved. Identify and

    evaluate industry trends in Analytical systems to serve as a source of information and

    advice for upper management.

    '¢ Must be able to read, and understand existing coding and processing to troubleshoot and

    resolved issues as they arise.

    '¢ Must be able to perform both production support role as well as new development tasks.

    '¢ Creates '˜Best Practices' guidelines for creating and maintaining SAS projects/programs;

    participate in peer reviews for designs, code, and other work products.

    '¢ Provides production, development, QA support, and performance tuning as needed to meet

    project deadlines.

    '¢ Good written and spoken communication skills in English and thought-leadership skills.


    '¢ A minimum of Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Business

    Administration or a related field is required and equivalent work experience required.

    Successful candidates will possess:


    LOCATION(S): Remote (Client is in New York City, NY)

    WORK TYPE: 6-Month Contract-to-Hire

    WORK MODEL: Full-time, M-F, 40 hours per week, Remote


    Pinnacle Solutions is a trusted SAS Gold Alliance & Resell Partner, an Amazon Web Services Advanced Consulting Partner, and creator of the Pinnacle Backpack,â„¢ an all-in-one, unprecedented, and must-have specialized toolkit solving all our client's data demands. To attract the most sought-after, elite SAS & all other technology professionals, we specialize in flexible career models with above-market compensation. Our specialists serve as a member of our internal development team, or they may provide on-site or remote consulting expertise for our key Client positions. Our mission is to empower organizations to analyze and interpret the 'œmountain of data' that they collect and utilize to improve business outcomes, support decision-making, and enable process improvements '“ from data management and integration to data visualizations and predictive analytics. Join our talented and elite Consulting Team now by applying to this job posting or contact us via email at hr@thepinnaclesolutions and learn more about us at thepinnaclesolutions.

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    Junior MSSQL Database Administrator

    12 days ago

    This is a contract to hire position with a client located in Meridian, ID. The initial contract term is 6 months.

    ***All candidates must be local to the Boise area. The role will be a mix of on-site and remote work.


    This role supports our vision by installing, analyzing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL instances and database operations across the enterprise in order to maintain secure, stable, and available SQL communications for end users, internal customers, and public facing services.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience installing and administering Microsoft SQL Server 2005 through 2016 in both physical and virtual environments
  • Extensive experience developing T-SQL scripts in order to manipulating database objects
  • Extensive experience with database planning, design, configuration, maintenance, and performance tuning
  • Extensive Experience implementing database replication, database mirroring, and log shipping
  • Extensive Experience implementing SQL failover clustering, and always-on availability groups
  • Extensive Experience implementing SQL backup methodologies, and disaster recovery
  • Working knowledge of table partitioning and SSIS package development for BI integration
  • Working Knowledge of maintenance and monitoring tools for both Windows servers and SQL instances
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Best Practices for SQL Server Configuration.
  • Demonstrated skills in technical documentation
  • Demonstrated analytical, deductive reasoning and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with personnel on all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of the team
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be detailed-oriented
  • Ability to research future hardware/software technologies
  • Essential Job Functions:

  • On-demand installation and configuration of SQL server instances using best practices
  • Analysis of all SQL instances and databases for performance tuning and optimization
  • Administration of all SQL database backups, maintenance schedules, and other data protection services
  • Administration of policies, standards, procedures and guidelines necessary to effectively maintain the database environment
  • Design and implement high availability SQL solutions using log shipping, database mirroring, replication, and always-on availability groups and SQL Failover clustering
  • Regular review of business requirements to develop and mature the enterprise data architecture strategy
  • Partner with IT teams to provide design recommendations based on long-term strategic goals
  • Document and maintain database system specifications, diagrams and connectivity charts
  • Leverage Change Control processes for all SQL Server changes made in the Production environment
  • Valuable Additional Experience:

  • Working knowledge SQL Sentry
  • Working knowledge SQL server administration in the Azure Platform
  • Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • 1-3 years performing Microsoft SQL server management in a medium size business network-environment
  • with either:
  • Current MS SQL Certification(s)
  • Or

  • College degree in related technical field
  • Or

  • Equivalent work experience
  • Ruby on Rails developer in San Francisco, CA (Remote opportu...

    1 month ago
    $55 - $65/hour ( estimate)Remotecomtecinfo
    Full Job Description
    Company Description

    Our client is looking for a motivated and passionate software crafts person to help in create, extend, and maintain the core of their software platform as they expand past their current offerings in services related to energy and convenience in order to take their business to the next level.

    Job Description
    • Role: Ruby on Rails developer
    • Location: SFO, CA – fully remote.
    • Duration: 3 months CTH
    • Citizens preferred, GC okay.


    app team – they don’t have a leader. need to level up.

    patterns created, buggy code,

    wants someone who can mentor, love Ruby, debug Ruby, own the design and build the APIs – do code reviews

    make sure developers are on track. people manager and developer

    create apps from scratch.

    2 week sprints. work with product. be voice for engineering. be able to push back on product.

    lead and code, hands on.

    30% development - 50% leading – 20% PM – guiding through Sprints, SDLC

    betterment of the team.

    Github, stack or overflow. love open source.

    10+ years for Ruby

    3-5 years of experience as lead.

    peer programming.

    building APIs, architecture, working with their customers, new customers and legacy code base.

    more about leading the team. peer programming. learning sessions, white board sessions with the team.

    What You'll be Doing

    • Design, document, build, and maintain performant APIs in Ruby on Rails that underpin our products and are consumed by 3rd party developers
    • Nurture a high performance small team by helping our developers through pairing and code reviews, and sometimes holding learning sessions in the team
    • Give and receive constructive feedbacks
    • Work with UX designers and frontend engineers, so we can provide them with excellent foundations for them to build world-class products
    • Make technical judgement calls to balance time we invest and values we intend to bring to the world, while keeping our code base sustainable, and reduce surprises
    • Constantly improve our development practices

    About You

    • Extensive experience working with gems in the Ruby/Rails ecosystem (e.g. Devise, Pundit, etc.).
    • A dedication to automated testing, push-button deployment, and configuration management through IT automation.
    • Experience building large-scale production web applications with API interfaces.
    • A willingness to jump in and experiment with new technologies, and to get out of your comfort zone.
    • Have created a web application from scratch for a production use and maintained it
    • Have gone through performance challenges of a production RoR web application (e.g. stress testing and performance tuning)
    • Have implemented something in Ruby outside RoR framework and popular Ruby libraries (e.g. a Ruby gem, a DSL)
    • Have good understandings of multiple kinds of tests, and use some of them in your daily development activities
    • Have experiences with asynchronous jobs and/or data pipelines
    • Have contributed to open source communities
    • Have understanding why RoR is designed in the current way, and how it has influenced other web frameworks
    • Have understanding of what makes RoR possible
    • Have knowledge of other web application frameworks
    • Have good understanding of various project management methodologies, and when to use them
    • Care about your craft that brings values to users, and understand why before working on a project
    • Have influenced other developers through PR reviews and pair-programming
    • Have given talks at meetups/conferences and/or written articles/books in tech
    • Critically examine your thinking and ideas on a regular basis, and you are open to constructive criticism
    • You try to articulate your points in discussions and in your code
    • Can work with and help product managers to maximize the values we deliver as a unit
    • Have a desire to own a product or a service


    Bonus Points

    • Have sunset a web application in production
    • Have designed and documented APIs that are consumed by multiple users excluding yourself
    • Have played a technical lead role of a team and pushed the bar of the team continuously and collaboratively
    • Specific experience with real-world DNS and/or email authentication standards is a plus.
    • Have a genuine interest in for the mission of enhancing our zero-trust approach to email sender identity.
    • Ability to work effectively at all levels of the stack rails, Ruby, JavaScript ES6 and/or React.
    • Experience building, provisioning, and deploying services in the cloud in an automated fashion.

    If interested, please respond with your updated resume to Jay.sankar(at) or can reach me @ 972-666-5061.

    Additional Information

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    Senior Mobile Software Developer

    11 days ago
    RemoteTalentBurst, Inc.

    Senior Mobile Software Developer
    Foster City, CA
    6+ Contract w2

    We are seeking an experienced leader to design and develop mobile applications that will support patients, clinicians, and clinical researchers. This role will be the lead engineering role and help shape the future of software development within Technology & Innovation

    This is a remote position.


    • Designing, documenting, and developing world-class patient applications using the full spectrum of enterprise technologies and design patterns
    • Collaborating with all stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical requirements
    • Defining the scale and scope of projects, including logical and physical landscape requirements, and design, development, and deployment efforts
    • Mentoring colleagues in development best practices, design principles and advanced technologies
    • Leading project teams through everyday project tasks
    • Working with leadership on reviewing and learning new technologies and trends
    Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
    • Ability to design, develop and implement iOS/Android mobile apps with features including but not limited to audio/video/text communication, in-app notification, location tracking, async/off-line operation, ...
    • Deep knowledge of, and demonstrable experience with, Javascript, Typescript, React Native, HTML, CSS, JSON, SQL, Swift/Objective
    • Strong understanding of Object-Oriented design patterns and best practices, Mobile Security/Performance, SaaS, REST, and Cloud Architecture.
    • Ability to think critically and solve problems with well thought-out solutions
    • Proven experience leading development and/or project teams
    • Experience with collaborating across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project
    • Understanding of Agile methodologies and DevOps CI/CD
    • Strong communication skills
    This role will have a strong focus on the Apple ecosystem of hardware and software:
    • iOS developer is responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of iOS devices including mobile phones and tablet computers. Your primary focus will be development of iOS applications and their integration with back-end services.
    • Design and build applications for the iOS platform
    • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
    • Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features
    • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
    • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
    • Proficient with Objective-C or Swift
    • Experience with iOS frameworks such as HealthKit, ResearchKit, CareKit, etc.
    • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
    • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services and ancillary connected devices
    • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
    • Understanding of Apple's design principles and interface guidelines
    • Knowledge of low-level C-based libraries is preferred

    Education and experience
    • Experience building and deploying iOS mobile applications utilizing HealthKit, ResearchKit, and CareKit
    • Integrating the Apple ecosystem into a cohesive end-user experience accros iOS, WatchOS, iPadOS (with porting to Mac where applicable).

    Tableau Developer

    19 hours ago
    Remotee-Solutions Inc
    Job Title: Tableau Developer
    Location: Sunnyvale, CA (Remote work till covid19)
    Hire Type: Long Term Contract

    Job Description :
    • Work with the Business Insight team to help generate critical metrics and dashboards that support ongoing reporting and measure business success using various versions of Tableau
    • Worked closely with Insights and business partners to determine key research needs
    • Administration of Tableau server including installations, upgrades, user, user groups creation and setting up security features.
    • Identify the factors involving the performance of the reports and coordinated in the creation of indexes, statistics to improve the query turnaround time efficiently
    • Involved in Installation and upgrade of Tableau server and server performance tuning for optimization.
    • Managed to host tasks such as website hosting, DNS, SSL Certificates and Domain Name registrations.
    • Install, Configure, setup Primary and Worker Nodes (drivers, patches) Disaster Recovery, Backup, cleaning logs, optimize server performance, migration of dashboards, creating schedules for extract refresh and subscriptions.
    • Analyze the customer issues in production, troubleshooting and providing resolution based on the issues in both technical and business perspective.
    • Handled Scrum implementation from user story creation to delivering a usable product.
    • Act as a technical expert to provide technical support and software upgrades for applications.
    • Work very closely with Data Architects, DBAs, SMEs and Power Users in setting up the environment that meets the needs of users.
    • Troubleshoot and optimize Tableau Dashboards/Workbooks, data extraction, etc.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience as a tableau admin/developer
    • Experience with PowerBI, or PowerApps
    • Experience with MS Excel, MS Power Query
    • ability to develop, own and drive processes; complete complex analysis; successfully partner with other professionals; and have strong project management skills.
    • Creative approach to problem solving and task automation
    • Intermediate understanding of MS SQL to create data marts/reporting tables
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong documentation, data management and analysis skills.
    • Strong Cloud Experience with O365 using Power Apps and Power BI.
    • Experience with diverse data stores like NoSQL, Azure Data Warehouse, Hadoop and Relational Databases.
    • Prior experience migrating Tableau to PowerBI
    • Experience with Azure cloud services like Service Bus, Event Hub, AP Management, Key Vault, Azure Monitor and Azure Dev Ops is a plus.
    • Web development experience with responsive design, HTML5, JS and other web frameworks is a plus.