The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications.
This is a - hands-on- position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
You will be responsible for designing databases and ensuring their stability, reliability and performance. Develop MS-SQL queries and procedures, create custom reports,
Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
Extensive experience writing T-SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high transaction systems.
Experienced in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).
Experienced in ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration.
Sound knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL / T-SQL.
Proficient with SQL server profiler for monitoring and troubleshooting database activity and performance.
Experience in SQL Server Clustering and HA technologies including mirroring, log shipping, failover cluster and various replication technologies would be an advantage.
Knowledge of other databases like MySQL, No SQL databases and In-memory databases and MCTIP certification will be an advantage.
Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
Apply data modelling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
Independently analyse, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
Skills and Qualifications :
10+ years MS SQL Server Administration / Developer or similar role experience required
Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
Excellent written and verbal communication
Flexible, team player, - get-it-done- personality
Ability to organize and plan work independently
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
MCTS, MCITP, and / or MVP certifications a plus