SQL Server DBA (Distributed Database Administrator)

SQL Server DBA (Distributed Database Administrator)

by Brian Borsa|October 11, 2013




Cycle3 IT Staffing is seeking a SQL Server DBA for a Distributed Database Administrator role in a permanent full time capacity in Springfield, Missouri.


The SQL Server DBA is responsible for the enterprise wide Client/Server database environment consisting of 50+ SQL instances and 30+ TB of data.  Employees in this position are the primary personnel to implement, maintain, monitor and protect the Microsoft SQL Database systems.


Essential Functions and Duties:

·         Proactively monitoring the SQL database environment to ensure continued availability of the database services.

·         Developing processes to increase efficiency and automate regular maintenance of the environment in order to meet and/or establish service level objectives.

·         Troubleshooting, Identifying and resolving problems within the SQL environment.

·         Assist Infrastructure & Applications teams with implementation of new software releases.

·         Create and maintain documentation as it relates to the database environment.

·         Providing consultation, support and guidance to various IT teams

·         Participates in Rotating on-call after hours support.

Education and Technical Requirements:

§  IT related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

§  Experience with Database Administration for MSSQL Server

§  Experience troubleshooting & resolving database problems

§  Knowledge of available SQL Server High Availability and Disaster Recovery technologies including clustering

§  Experience implementing automation using powershell scripts

§  Strong expertise with backups, restores and recovery models.

§  Proficient with system performance measuring and monitoring.

§  Experience performance tuning poorly performing SQL statements

§  Proficient in understanding Transact-SQL

§  Experience working with Windows servers including proper disk configurations for SQL Server.


Preferred Technical Criteria

§  Basic knowledge of administering SSIS/SSRS/SSAS

§  Knowledge of Oracle, DB2 UDB or Sybase

§  Certification is a plus MCTS, MCITP, MCSA/MCSE, MVP


Required Behavioral Attributes:

§  Must be self-motivated, team-oriented and able to operate with minimal supervision

§  Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

§  Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential

§  Creativity in proactively developing approaches to problems, recommending actions and implementing those recommendations.




To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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