Job Description :
Local candidates preferred but not required.
No more that one subcontractor between the candidate and submitting vendor.


The Senior Database Administrator will be a member of the Dev-Ops Team and will be responsible for directly supporting the daily administration of the agency''s Microsoft SQL Server databases. Responsibilities include capacity planning work (including migration) and monitoring database growth and design, maintaining and ensuring High Availability solutions including replication, clustering, performance tuning etc. The position will be a strictly staff augmentation position for a period of 6 - 9 months.

Duties and Responsibilities
Perform Microsoft SQL database administration including software installations/configurations for SQL Server 2008 to 2014 including SSDT, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and peripheral features/products such as log shipping, mirroring, and maintenance packs (dbcc, backups, re-indexing
Troubleshoot complex systems to identify bottlenecks (SQL, IO, hardware, query related, etc and resolve database related issues.
Responsibilities include capacity planning work (on Production, UAT, DEV and DR environments); platform migration and monitoring database growth and design, maintaining and ensuring High Availability solutions including replication, clustering, performance tuning etc.
Duties include developing and enforcing database standards and best practices including performance, security, monitoring policies and procedures along with researching improvements to enhance overall system performance.
Provide hands-on training, mentoring and support to current ADE – Network & Server Administration staff with Microsoft SQL Server databases.

Qualifications
A successful candidate may have experience with:
7+ years of experience developing, maintaining and administering Microsoft SQL Server databases.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Science or equivalent work experience.
Involved in prior enterprise-level databases migrations and deployments.
Experience configuring SQL Server replication required
Hand-on experience with MS SQL Server 2014; 2012; 2008 R2 versions.
Hand-on experience with SQL monitoring tools – Red Gate; SQL Sentry; etc.

Special Requirements
Experience with Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse products preferred. Development experience with complicated DTS/SSIS Package coding and maintenance a plus. Experience with Data Modeling Tools as well as creating and maintaining data models preferred.