SQL Server Database Administrator

Practice Velocity   •  

Machesney Park, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 271 days ago

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Job Details


The SQL Server DBA is challenged to work with application development and IT operations to help achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future business objectives and support Practice Velocity’s suite of applications.  

  • We will not be able to provide sponsorship (i.e. H1B Visa) now or in the future.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and manage all company SQL Server Databases
  • Actively monitor databases and proactively troubleshoot all issues related to databases
  • Monitor databases and proactively optimize performance
  • Work with Development on design and maintenance of SQL queries
  • Work with IT to implement databases on all servers and SANs
  • Implement and maintain replicated databases for reporting services
  • Implement and maintain mirrored databases for HA
  • Implement and monitor database backups
  • Proactively look for database design and implementation solutions based on Practice Velocity software future development needs


  • Proven experience with database design
  • Proven experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server.
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts.
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and proper disk configurations.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent degree
  • At least five years MS SQL Server Administration experience required
  • At least five years of T-SQL in a MS SQL Server environment
  • Knowledge of SQL Server 2008 required
  • MCTS, MCITP, or MVP certification a plus

Every team member at Practice Velocity exhibits our core values:

  • Team player
  • Positive energy
  • Continuous improvement
  • Clients win