Job Description :
We''re looking for a Senior Database Administrator with 10+ years of experience for a great 6-month contract opportunity in Beaverton, OR.

Our client is looking for someone to champion SQL server database administration - including backups, High Availability, security, Disaster recovery, installing databases and tools, transactional replication maintenance, system monitoring, and performance tuning. You will handle SQL Server database deployments with tools and automated methods, data profiling, and SQL and database tuning and optimization.

As Sr. Database Admin, you will:

- Support multiple data centers around the world

- Assist in on-call support rotation for a 24x7, client-facing production environment

- Automate and improve processes using Powershell and T-SQL

- Implement highly available database environments

- Implement systems to monitor database jobs and system activity, as well as profile for load and performance bottlenecks

- Handle trouble tickets and troubleshoot highly critical production environments

- Manage database administration in a Windows Server environment

- Design, install and configure large and complex databases

Job Requirements for Sr. Database Admin:

- 10+ years of SQL Server Admin experience

- 5+ years of experience in IT Operations

- Bachelor''s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Technology or related

- Data Center migration is a must

- SQL Server Administration best practice knowledge

- MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Oracle experience

- Knowledge of relational database design and concepts

- Microsoft IIS and Active Directory experience

- T-SQL scripting and stored procedures expertise

- SQL Server clustering installation and troubleshooting experience

- SQL Server engine internals, query execution plans, query optimization and performance tuning experience

- Experience supporting web-based hosted apps

- Solid knowledge of backup and recovery options

- Experience developing and deploying business continuity and disaster recovery strategies

- Knowledge in using Powershell scripts, Central Management Server and SQL Server Policy Based Management

- Experience in a SaaS environment managing and tuning large, multi-terabyte SQL Server databases

Bonus Points for:

- MCDBA, MCITP-DBA, or MCSE certifications

- MS Analysis Services, MS Reporting Services, or equivalent experiences with similar technologies

- Large data set experience (petabyte)

Equal Opportunity:

We and our clients are equal opportunity employers who value diversity at our companies. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.