Sr. SQL Server Functional /Application DBA V2008 - 2012

Access Talent Today, LLC - Jersey City, NJ

Job Description:

Our client is seeking consultants that will ensure that the new database code meets company standards for readability, reliability, and performance.

  • Each week, give developers a list of the top 10 most resource-intensive queries on the server and suggest ways to improve performance on each.
  • Design indexes for existing applications, choosing when to add or remove indexes.
  • When users complain about the performance of a particular query, help developers improve the performance of that query by tweaking it or modifying indexes.
  • Conduct SQL Server lunch-and-learn sessions for application developers.
  • Advise developers on the most efficient database designs (tables, datatypes, stored procedures, functions, etc).


Consultant must have experience:

  1. Writing and improving SQL Server T-SQL queries for at least a year. You will be known amongst the office as the go-to person for T-SQL questions.
  2. Designing tables and picking datatypes
  3. Using Profiler traces and other tools to find the most frequently run queries.
  4. Using free tools like sp_BlitzIndex® and DMV queries to answer questions about index usage.
  5. On-call troubleshooting for SQL Server service outages.
  6. Deciding whether clustering, log shipping, mirroring, replication, etc are the right fit to solve a business problem.


Skills Need:

  • Must have a Minimum of 10+ years conducting general database administration tasks (e.g. DB
    implementation, DB code deployments, DB backups, creation of DB user accounts).
  • Minimum of 7+ years experience working as a SQL Server DBA.
  • Must have 4 + years of ‘Recent’ Banking experience.
  • Must have 'Extensive' experience working with DB’s of 30TB plus.
  • Must have experience as an Functional & Application DBA.
  • Must have at least 5 years administering database platform specific advanced features
    (e.g. clustering, encryption, logical/physical standby, ETL, replication) and performance optimizing server database servers and SQL code.
  • Minimum of 5+ years experience working in a SQL DBA Role with multiple databases and SQL development experience.
  • Proficient in MS SQL Server 2008 - 2012.
  • SSIS Package creation and debugging skills.
  • Stored procedure development and tuning.
  • Data replication exposure.

Posted On: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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