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Sr. Microsoft SQL Database Administrator

Company: Software Guidance and Assistance, Inc.
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Sr. Microsoft SQL Database Administrator for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Salt Lake City, UT.

Provide Primary DBA (Database Administration) responsibilities including support of the various application development teams through advising on design, implementing solutions and optimizing databases for the applications.

Responsibilities :

  • Working as a MS SQL Server (Microsoft's Database offering) expert for the firm
  • Evaluating and Adopting features in new releases of the MS SQL Server product
  • Work closely with Engineers across all Business Units to design, develop and optimize databases for diverse application workloads
  • Provide support for Database (RDBMS's) standardization programs from design, development and implementation
  • Installation, configuration, upgrade, and maintenance of DBMS environment
  • Design and implement database security controls in order to safeguard firms dat
  • Provide production support, capacity planning and work on building the database infrastructure globally
  • Manage various OS and database specific upgrades on Windows/Linux environment
  • Build self-service and automation tools using scripts/programs (ex. PowerShell) in order to reduce manual processing in providing low-touch offerings
  • Working closely with Microsoft Engineering and Product support teams to provide feedback as well as new feature requirements as per the firm's development needs
    Required Skills:
    • Required Technical Qualifications - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or another Engineering field and 5 years of experience in a related role
    • 5+ years in Database design, Replication, Stored procedures, SQL performance and tuning and all aspects of high-value add applications database support.
    • 5+ years Relational Database development, troubleshooting, design for highly concurrent applications
    • bility to partner with application developers to negotiate and confidence to influence and promote database standardized solutions
    • Excellent analytical skills in understanding complex issues and devising specific database solutions for global applications
    • Experience with highly transactional system
    • Detailed knowledge of Always On and Clustering
    • Has worked migrating SQL Servers from on premise to Cloud (AWS specifically a plus)
    • bility to set up, configure and monitor SQL Server replication with complex patterns
    • Skilled in evaluating and tuning SQL for performance enhancement
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or another Engineering field and 5 years of experience in a related role SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at .

      SGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Veteran Status, Age, Marital Status, Pregnancy, Genetic Information, or Other Legally Protected Status. We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, and our services, programs, and activities. Please visit our company EEO page to request an accommodation or assistance regarding our policy.

Keywords: Software Guidance and Assistance, Inc., Salt Lake City , Sr. Microsoft SQL Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Salt Lake City, Utah

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