Job Description :
Position: Sr SQL Server DBA

Location: Glendale, CA

Duration: 6 Month Contract + extension (Long Term Project)

Work Authorization: USC, GC, or H 1B only – Locals highly preferred

Interview: Phone Interview / In person Final


The Senior Database Administrator engages directly with Information Technology and Business stakeholders to ensure
the on-time and successful delivery of database services to the organization and development team as defined by the
Information Technology Department's Service Level Agreement.

This individual must function in a fast paced environment, be adaptable to the many changing processes and
technology related to the various database environments. Will be responsible for working directly with the development
team to deploy changes to the various staging and production environments, making sure that Change Requests meet
the stated guidelines and requirements as defined by the company's policy and procedures for Change Management.


Responsible for providing operational database services to the organization. Some of the major functions of this role include owning, tracking, and resolving database related incidents and requests. Focus is on managing and resolving issues, monitoring and identifying database performance issues, deploying releases to staging and production environments as requested through the change management framework, Works closely with the development team as part of the change management process. Requires good communication skills and attention to detail.

Responsibilities of the Senior Database Administrator include:

Experience in administering a Microsoft SQL Server Database as a Production/Operational Database Administrator, in a mid-size environment (approximately 60 servers with various SQL versions including SQL Server 2016) on the Microsoft Windows platform.

Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems.

Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using either native (SQL Profiler) or 3rd party tools.

Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.

Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server.

Work with developers and other team members to deploy database changes to production.

Apply service packs/hotfixes to SQL server as needed.

Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics.

Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and proper disk configurations for various types
of hardware technology.

Experience with installing and supporting a scaled out Reporting Services environment (SSRS

Experience with developing data flow processes using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS

Good communication and documentation skills.

Attention to detail.

Ability to troubleshoot under pressure.

This job requires work to be done outside of normal working hours including weeknights and occasionally weekends.


Telephone, personal computer, and related software.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems, or Microsoft Certification in Database Administration or comparable experience preferred.

5+ years' experience working in a fast paced mid-size + database environment with various versions of SQL Server.