Database Administrator

Oak Grove Recruiting - Chicago, IL

This position is not available to contractors.

We can not sponsor any candidates at this time.

This is an on-site position (with flexibility) at our HQ office in Downtown Chicago


The Database Administrator will join the group responsible for supporting project initiatives in the company’s database environments. Core responsibilities include supporting, maintaining, and enhancing business critical business applications in a secure environment.

We use Microsoft Infrastructure

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain database security

  • Perform migrations between servers and platforms

  • Create, review, and maintain change controls

  • Analyze and debug server issues

  • Investigate and resolve application errors

  • Develop and implement data feeds, reporting, and ETL processes across systems

  • Prepare and maintain documentation

  • Implement and maintain data distribution and disaster recovery solutions, such as mirroring, replication, and log shipping

  • Monitor and make enhancements to improve performance and minimize resource use

  • Support High Availability and Disaster recovery across multiple data centers

  • Provide 24x7 support an average of 1 week per month

RequiredEducation and Experience:

At least 5 years of experience with SQL 2012, 2014 and 2016, Windows 2012 and 2016, and physical and VMWare SQL setup frameworks.

Deep understanding of security concepts and implementation – Security Certifications are a big plus

  • Experience with SQL Server performance management and tuning, including understanding of SQL execution plans

  • SQL Server Administration experience including:

  • Triggers

  • Stored Procedure Code Development and Standardization

  • Data Integration and Migration

  • Management Studio


  • Database Auditing and Controls

  • Proven troubleshooting abilities

  • Strong planning and analysis skills

  • Strong documentation skills

Please apply directly or send your resume to for immediate consideration


Compensation: $110,000 - $125,000+ 6% bonus

Position Contact
Joe Boyce
Managing Director
Nashville, TN
Retained Executive Search with an eye on Digital Transformation, AI, cloud computing, predictive analytics, and IoT.
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