Rancho Cordoba


Job Type
Contract Full-Time


Job Summary

  • Analyzes, designs and plans MS-SQL Databases required for various applications that form a part of integrated software solutions used in local, networked, Internet-related or cloud based application suites. Work with data models and vastly varying sizes of Databases.
  • Works with solution engineering and development teams in understanding the nature and size of the Database application.
  • Sizes, plans, configures and tunes the necessary storage requirements and the databases.
  • Designs, optimizes and configures databases for maximum performance and troubleshoots and fixes performance related issues.
  • Configures, installs and maintains various Development and Test Database instances.
  • Downloads, applies and tests MS-SQL software patches and recommends necessary Upgrades.
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots and works with vendors to create SRs, follows up to get the necessary patches for issues.
  • Designs and develops bulk data migration tools using SSIS.
  • Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.
  • May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

20% Installation, Configuration, Administration.

20% Scripts Preparation, Verification and Installation testing.

20% Performance Turning and troubleshooting.

20% Development of maintenance scripts and jobs.

10% Documentation, training and support.

10% Requirement capture and analysis.

Required experience :

  • 4 to 6 years of experience in Database design, setup, configuration and administration/maintenance. “Hands on support” for mission critical MS-SQL databases in production.
  • Proficiency in MS-SQL Databases maintenance, patching, upgrades.
  • Proven experience in performance tuning large scale enterprise database applications with high transactional volume.
  • In-depth knowledge of various DB health monitoring utilities.
  • Experience in scheduling DB statistics collection jobs to review and analyze performance proactively.
  • Experience in Database backup and restore.
  • Experience in working in Production Environments, handling downtimes to apply patches.
  • Experience with multiple Operating Systems (Linux, Windows).
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Shell, Perl.
  • Experience in developing and scheduling various data cleansing and metrics collection jobs.
  • Strong technical documentation ability
  • Strong verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in team-based development projects

Desired Skills:

  • Experience Knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL programming.
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server for release management and defect tracking.
  • Experience with SQL Developer, SQL Plus, Toad and/or other Oracle application tools.


MS-SQL DBA Certification is a plus.


Job ID 000208 / Posted Posted 6 Months ago
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