SQL Server Database Administrator

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

Job Title: SQL Server Database Administrator Req#: 8186958

Duration: 1 Year

Location: Menlo Park


  • Build, scale, and administer Facebook’s internal enterprise SQL Server 2014/2016 installation.

  • Manage the SQL Server Windows operations - including OS lifecycle, VM provisioning, Storage and lifecycle operations

  • Devise large scale distributed SQL Server AlwaysON clusters with the highest performance and greatest redundancy

  • Scale application software solutions beyond the “vendor recommendations”

  • Deploy upgrades, patches, security features and high availability/DR for SQL Server

  • Deploy and/or support application upgrades/patches/optimizations

  • Leverage Facebook internal tools to automate the lifecycle of SQL Server and applications - from introduction to decommission.

  • Use industry best practices for code development, configuration deployment, production maintenance, and service monitoring

  • Be part of the 24x7 support for any systems/apps we own


  • 5+ years’ database administration experience in SQL Server 2012/2014/2016 AlwaysOn Clusters on Windows 2012/2016

  • 5+ years’ system administration experience in Windows platforms with storage and networking experience

  • Strong T-SQL development skills.

  • Strong knowledge in SQL Server distributed cluster configuration, maintenance, tuning, backups, restores, DR

  • Strong coding skills in PowerShell and Python.

  • Experience with systems automation tooling, preferably Chef, Choclatey or equivalent package managers

Posted On: Monday, August 6, 2018

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