Sr. SQL Server DBA

CSS Staffing
Reston, VA
Jul 21, 2019
Jul 23, 2019
Full Time
6 Month contract located in Reston, VA CSS Staffing is seeking a senior level database administrator to manage Microsoft SQL Server 2008-2016 databases. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 10 years of experience with managing and supporting Microsoft SQL Server environments and a total of 12 years in IT. The candidate should be a self-starter, have excellent communication skills, work seamlessly in a team environment as well as provide leadership and technical training to less proficient employees. The candidate will be responsible for supporting and maintaining high-availability and high performance environments as well as implementing and managing the databases in a cost efficient manner. Required Skills Proficient with Microsoft SQL Server 2008-2016 Experience installing, configuring and maintaining SQL Server 2008-2016 in a clustered environment including AlwaysOn Availability Groups and Active-Active failover clustering implementations Must have 6 years demonstrable PowerShell experience Must have 5 years of demonstrable Availability Group Experience Must have 5 years of experience performing SQL Server 2008-2012 Database upgrades Extensive experience with implementing Auditing at the SQL Database level Extensive experience with MS SQL Server hotfixes and service packs and have a very good understanding of Microsoft SQL Server and BI licensing Experience with designing a disaster recovery solution between AG groups SQL Server 2008-2016 performance tuning - experience with analyzing query plans, tuning stored procedures, troubleshooting deadlocks, blocks and long running queries, isolating and resolving I/O bottlenecks and CPU bottlenecks BS Degree with 15 years of experience or MS Degree with 13 years of experience Preferred Skills Experience in storage solutions - preferably NetApp Experience in Backup / Recovery solutions - preferably CommVault MS SQL Server Certification is highly desirable

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