SQL Database Administrator

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12 months or longer
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A prestigious company is on the search for a SQL Database Administrator. This is a remote contract opportunity that will last for 12months +. They need a SQL DBA that has experience with SQL 2017, 2017, and 2019. They need to be proficiency with Transact-SQL including the ability to write, debug, and maintain scripts, stored procedures, functions, and views. Also needed is experience with SSIS and SSRS.


  • Support, administer, and maintain development, test, and production environments.
  • Work with project teams comprised of project managers, developers, application vendors, application engineers, and application users to provide DBA support for database deployments and upgrades.
  • Create and maintain SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages.
  • Review, deploy, and administer security for SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports.
  • Troubleshoot server and database performance problems and identify solutions to resolve the problems.
  • Administer SQL Server security and protect sensitive data.
  • Adhere to the Firm's IT Service Delivery standards and Change Control processes.
  • Adhere to the Firm's Security and Governance requirements across all administered applications.
  • Develop and maintain troubleshooting, configuration, and integration documentation for administered systems.
  • Function as a primary or backup DBA for assigned applications. Have a working knowledge of all database applications.
  • Work with server engineers, storage engineers, and network engineers to resolve issues and prevent downtime.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience of Microsoft SQL Server Administration.
  • Database administration experience with SQL Server 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019.
  • Proficiency with Transact-SQL including the ability to write, debug, and maintain scripts, stored procedures, functions, and views.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining replication, log shipping, and availability groups.
  • Experience installing and configuring SQL Server on virtual machines.
  • Experience developing SSIS packages.
  • Experience optimizing and administering SSRS reports.
  • A solid understanding of normalized database design and modelling.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in high-pressure situations.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing and documentation.