SQL Server Database Administrator (mid-level)

Navigant Research   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 168 days ago

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  • Collaborate with business clients and stakeholders to document business requirements and create database specifications.  
  • Provide estimates and task planning as needed to support business cases and portfolio prioritization.
  • Respond to requests for database administration of corporate or business practice databases.  
  • Work directly with applications owners and support personnel to maintain service level agreements. 
  • Specify software and hardware in support of database requirements.
  • Install and deploy database solutions to achieve service level agreements.
  • Monitor and assess database performance and recommend tuning modifications to maintain service level agreements.
  • Participate in capacity planning for storage, servers and network components as needed to ensure performance and service level agreements.
  • Maintain up-to-date data dictionary and resolve data conflicts with users.
  • Provide on-callsupport for databasesupport as needed to ensure operational and project objectives.
  • Stay current with database technology advances to enable production support and incident resolution.
  • Collaborate with analysts, developers, and end users to communicate and enforce standards and guidelines for data access and security.
  • Document databases in support of system development life cycle compliance.


  • BA/BS in related field and 3 to 5 years’ experience with SQL Server database technologies, including SQL, T-SQL, SSIS & SSRS, & Windows. -SQL Server 2008 R2 thru SQL Server 2016
  • Strong experience of relational databases, backup and restore operations, replication, locking, mirroring, clustering, DB logins/permissions, stored procedures, schema, triggers, database maintenance activity, etc. 
  • Advanced knowledge of writing SQL and T-SQL scripts. 
  • Understands and follows MS SQL Server best practices (Configuration, DB Security, etc.)
  • Experience with system development lifecycle methodologies, deliverables, controls
  • Experience with database monitoring tools such as Quest Spotlight or Foglight a plus.
  • MS SQL Server Certification preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge of service oriented architecturepreferred.
  • Background in system engineering (server, networking, security, etc.) preferred.
  • SQL Server IaaS and PaaS in Azure experiencepreferred.
  • Understands AlwaysOn configuration including older high availability options (mirroring, data replication, log shipping).
  • Healthcareexperiencepreferred but not required.

Mental/Physical Requirements

  • Communicate frequently with co-workers as well as with managers to discern their needs, and be able to express themselves
  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work
  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day
  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively
  • Generally works in an office environment

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