Lead Database Administrator (SQL Server)

Job Description

Lead Database Administrator (SQL Server)


Responsibilities include:

  • Database Patch/Upgrade
  • Database Migration
  • Database Tuning
  • Database Recovery
  • Database Disaster Recovery
  • Database Security
  • Integrity Checks
  • Backup Management
  • Database Implementation and Rollout Support (Includes SQL Queries)
  • Database Installation and Configuration
  • Database Monitoring
  • Database Space Management
  • Database User Access Management
  • Database Ticket Management (Remedy)


Required Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or higher
  • Experience with Windows cluster configurations
  • Experience with SQL Server clustering, replication, Availability Group, partitioning and mirroring
  • Experience with SQL Server Capacity and Resource Planning and management
  • Experience in configuring MS SQL Server 2012 & 2014 database, Reporting Services, Analysis Services and Integration services in Windows environment
  • Experience with Setup, fine-tune & Maintain SQL Server 2012 as SharePoint Database
  • Server, reporting Services.
  • Experience with SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE).
  • Knowledge of Encrypting File Systems & Column-level Encryption
  • Experience with MS SQL Server on various platforms or Active Directory components and Active Directory environment
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years hand-on experience as MS SQL Server database administrator supporting large production databases in Windows environments
  • Must have with set up, fine-tune and maintaining SQL Server 2012 as Project Server Database Server
  • Must have experience with MS SQL Server database troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Must have access to Microsoft internal resources to escalate issues within Microsoft that cannot get resolved in-house
  • Must be able to work independently and have good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be experience with implementing government security policies and practices
  • Experience with leading a team and able to do task assignments and track to completion in accordance to a schedule provided by the government manager
  • Experience with providing recommendations, best practices, guidance, help establish goals, and possibly alternatives to improve our overall infrastructure.
  • Experience with Developing and/or delivering Technical training



Must have at least one (1) Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert certificate



Technical degree in a related field, such as Computer Science, Information Sciences

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Lead Database Administrator (SQL Server)
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