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This is a senior-level hands-on position in which will play a primary role in logical and physical database

design, development and administration that will meet future, current and historical demand for end to end

database support of our client’s mission critical applications and service improvement initiatives. The core

focus for this position is to increase operational efficiencies, improve the quality of deliverables and stabilize

key applications and services.

This position will assume overall responsibility for the management, administration, performance, reliability,

integrity and security for existing databases along with engineering innovative and creative database

solutions for new projects.

Job Responsibilities:

? Actively participate in all phases of project development life cycle including system requirements,

SQL Server logical and physical database design reviews, process flow analysis, capacity

management, and availability management.

*Develop physical and logical SQL Server databases into holistic view so that processes and work

tasks associated with it can be automated in support of new services.

*Construct and maintain database upgrades and service improvement programs.

*Use knowledge of existing database platforms to evaluate and recommend new technologies.

*Manages SQL Server application patch process.

* Lead efforts to benchmark OS, storage, and database performance.

* Provide strategic database best practice and policies on design, availability, replication, security,

audit, backup, recovery methodologies and continuously re-evaluate the infrastructure for

opportunities to improve.

*Take ownership of policies and procedures that the organization uses, and adjusts accordingly based

on feedback and observations.

* Document processes, procedures, standards and policies to be used by development teams.

* Optimize database performance through new features/technologies, and redesigning application and

database that will ensure conformance to architectural and engineering standards.

* Become the expert regarding database system usage, performance management, capacity planning

and availability management.

* Provide consultative direction and develops long term objectives and plans. Determine resources,

technology and course of action to achieve results.

*Responsible for deployment of scripts to QA and Production environments for software releases.

REQUIRED Skills & Experience:

Establishing replication services across data centers

Hands-on experience using SSIS

Owning the database environments and making sure everything is functioning correctly

Ideally acting as system admin backup for basic operating system/IIS tasks when our primary system admin is unavailable

Out of the box thinker that can get involved in all things database related

Bachelor's degree or higher.

Minimum of 10 years of directly related engineering experience in a rapid pace, high availability,

high transaction workload environment? 10 years of extensive experience in SQL Server database architecture, availability, performance and

capacity management

5+ yrs experience in one or more the following:

o SQL Server database replication

o High availability for SQL Server

o SQL Server Mirroring

o SQL Server Clustering

o SQL Server security design and implementation

Expert with Windows OS platform.

Understands the workings of SQL interpreter in addition to the SQL language.

Able to comprehend any SQL script.

Proven ability to manage multiple tasks/projects with minimal or no supervision.

Functions with great autonomy and provides solutions and guidance independently on other

engineering projects within and outside the department.

Demonstrated initiative to initiate and build relationships both internally and externally. Advance presentation, oral & written communication skills

 

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