Microsoft SQL Database Administrator

Employer
Astor & Sanders Corporation
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Microsoft SQL Database Administrator Astor & Sanders Corporation, an award winning IT solutions provider located in Rockville, MD, is currently seeking a Microsoft SQL Database Administrator. This is a full-time position located in Reston, VA. Roles and responsibilities include: Good problem solving skills with ability to manage/direct/perform monitoring of database performance using performance monitoring tools, show plans, and/or utilities to provide fast response times to front-end users by managing database/system parameters and SQL optimization Ability to identify/manage/direct/perform database maintenance to ensure database integrity and reliability Ability to identify database requirements by interviewing customers, analyzing applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems Ability to recommend solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data backup and recovery specifications Install, configure, manage, and administer all database servers and server clusters Evaluate and implement new database technologies and integrate with existing systems to satisfy user and organizational information requirements Manage and administer security rights assignments to database servers and databases Ensure the development and implementation of access controls to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of information Monitor the health of all database servers and take steps necessary to ensure continuous operations Manage back-ups and restores of Microsoft SQL Databases Develop and test database migration procedures and scripts Develop and provide documentation to teams supporting hosted SQL Server environments. Support teams managing hosted solutions Stay abreast to new developments for SQL Server to bring improvements in the current environment Develop Complex SQL queries Support SQL Reporting Services Experience: 6+ years of experience in Microsoft SQL Server (2008/2012/2014/2016) Administration, backup and troubleshooting. Also experience in Reporting and Analysis services Excellent understanding of networking and SAN storage Experience in Windows and Linux environments with Microsoft T-SQL and stored procedures Experience in setting up and managing HA clusters Experience in hosted solutions, cloud, virtual machine would be a plus Experience in working with various SAN storage devices Experience with Symantec (Veritas) cluster service, Apache, EMC (Legato) would be a plus Skills: Strong written and oral communication skills are required Must be able to create knowledgebase for supporting SQL Servers Must have a positive team player attitude Must be organized and detail-oriented Ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated IT Professional seeking personal challenges and professional rewards. Astor is a fast-growing, award-winning provider of IT solutions and services, and provides software engineering and development solutions using a variety of development tools, including host-based, web-based, and client-server applications. We offer a unique, stimulating, challenging, and fun environment that fosters individual growth and rewards performance. Our competitive benefits package includes medical and dental coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holiday, vacation and sick leave, metro-check program, and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a chance to work with bright, highly motivated people dedicated to excellence, please apply today! EEO/AA employer. Astor & Sanders Corporation (Astor) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law. Astor welcomes all individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Job Requirements: Strong written and oral communication skills are required Must be able to create knowledgebase for supporting SQL Servers Must have a positive team player attitude Must be organized and detail-oriented Ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner