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SQL Server DBA - RTH
Ref No.: 19-00513
Location: Holmdel, New Jersey
Job Description:

This individual will provide engineering support as well as operational support of the Production, UAT, and Test environments.

The qualified candidate will assert him/herself into complex project assignments where he/she will represent the Database team in all dialogue and decisions around the architecture, deployment, and/or management of database environments. The individual will also take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automation of operational tasks. To succeed at this function requires the individual to present subject-matter expertise on the SQL Server platform with real world experience performing field operations support.

Technical Skill Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of SQL Server DBA experience
  • Strong experience with SQL Server Clustering, Mirroring, Log Shipping
  • Experience with SQL coding and tuning
  • Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks
  • Deep knowledge with SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016 databases
  • Strong troubleshooting/performance tuning skills required. Must be able to improve SQL performance.
  • Ability to diagnose problems and triage/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers).
  • Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, PL/SQL, cron, or other techniques
  • Expert level of SQL Server RDBMS instaillation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in large and very dynamic environments
  • Experience with very complex database environments
  • Experience in SQL/TSQL and/or PL/SQL
  • Experience in working controlled environment, change control, and validated systems
  • Experience with AWS/Cloud
  • Experience with Foglight and OEM is a plus
  • Experience on Oracle RDBMS is a plus

Functional Skills Qualifications:
  • Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change Management principles
  • Self-starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction
  • Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Able to communicate efficiently to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Anticipate and handle critical situations
  • Ability to thrive in change. Fast, flexible, cooperative work style
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours.