SQL Database Administrator

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Herndon, VA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago


  • Participates as a member of and leads database team.
  • Extensive background in Server tuning & optimization.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to write/tune dynamic PL/SQL and complex stored procedures
  • May provide mentoring and guidance to DBAs.
  • Represents team to clients.
  • Demonstrates technical leadership, and exerts influence outside of immediate team.
  • Develops innovative team solutions to complex problems.
  • Contributes to strategic direction for teams.
  • Applies in-depth or broad technical knowledge to provide maintenance solutions across one or more technology areas (e.g. SQL databases)
  • Independently implements end-user or enterprise solutions of significant complexity.
  • Demonstrates DBA skills with SQL Server 2012
  • Consults with team members and other organizations, clients and vendors on complex issues.
  • Assigns work to others.
  • Technical leadership of assigned project.
  • Provide time / resource estimates for assigned projects.
  • May develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems.
  • Ability to write/tune dynamic SQL and complex stored procedures


Education and Experience Required:

Typically a technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 yrs Database experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

    • 5-7 years experience installing, configuring and maintaining SQL Server 2008/2012 Databases.
    • Experience with scripting on Windows OS is preferred.
    • Extensive background in SQL Server Database and Server tuning & optimization.
    • 2+ years' experience as a Database Administrator supporting a Production SQL Server database environment.
    • Experience with database security in SQL Server.
    • Experience with database health (e.g. monitoring, proactive and reactive responses).
    • Replication experience is preferred.
    • Install, configure and maintain SQL Server 2008/2012 Databases.
    • Perform SQL Server Database tuning & optimization.
    • Write/tune dynamic SQL and complex stored procedures.
    • Perform Installation of database upgrades and patch releases.
    • Develop backup and recovery strategy.
    • Harden database IAW DISA STIGs.