Job Description :
Direct Client requirement for Sr. SQL DBA at Phoenix, AZ with TW. If you are comfortable with the below requirement, please forward your resume to


Title: Sr. SQL DBA
Interview Type: Phone & In-Person
Location: phoenix AZ
Duration: 6+ months contract to Hire
Client: Tri-West
Rate/Salary: OPEN


NOTE: US Citizens are encouraged to apply


Description:
Job Summary
Designs, develops, and maintains Microsoft SQL OLTP and OLAP databases in development, testing, and production environments. Administers and supports third-party vendor databases. Writes database code (stored procedures, scripts, triggers) and Integration Services packages for standalone use or for use by application programs. Implements and maintains adherence to accepted security standards. Oversees the stabilization and performance optimization of production databases. Functions as a Subject Matter Expert on database development and support.

Education & Experience
Required
o Bachelor''s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field with programming and database systems coursework or equivalent database administration experience.
o 4+ years as a SQL Database Administrator with progressively higher-level experience leading to a Senior Database Administrator role or equivalent.
o Experience with all facets of the SQL Server Services group: Database Services, Reporting services, Integration Services. . Version 2008 R2, SQL 2012, and SQL 2014
o Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
o Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
o Experience in implementing SQL 2014 Clustering
o Experience following the Software Development Life Cycle
o Knowledge of VisualStudio 2012.

Preferred
o SQL 2012 and higher Analysis Services
o Knowledge of SQL 2014 Always On
o Team Foundation Server 2012
o Actifio Backup Software Solution

Key Responsibilities
o Responsible for managing Microsoft SQL data base platforms to include performance tuning, monitoring and troubleshooting. When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware, server configuration changes, or index/query changes
o Maintains SQL databases in development, Quality Assurance, and production environments.
o Install and configure new SQL Servers
o Designs, recommends and promotes implementation of required database structures. Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
o Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
o Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business''s Recovery Point Objectives (RPO Test backups to ensure we can meet the business'' Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
o Performs security related functions centered on NIST compliance including, automated scan reviews and remediation of vulnerabilities.
o Acts as a technical resource for application and data users, data administrators and others.
o Serves as point of contact with technical peers for the resolution of infrastructure-related issues.
o Ensures compliance with HIPAA, privacy and government security policies.
o Provides technical support and guidance for applications programming in support of all aspects of database systems.
o Monitors and enforces standards for all database platforms.
o Creates databases, table spaces, tables, indexes, triggers, procedures, SQL Reports and all other objects.
o Create and support SQL Integration Service packages.
o Administer both internal and external facing SQL Reporting Services implementation in development,testing and production.
o Defines the content and structure of the database (schema) and advises users on efficient techniques for extracting data.
o Consults with development groups concerning the impact new applications will have on the database.
o Maintains accurate and up-to-date database system documentation.
o Supports all phases of testing. Correct errors and make necessary database modifications.
o Applies patches and application upgrades.
o Performs other duties as assigned.
o Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Client : TWest