Job Description :
Requisition Name: SQL Server Database Administrator
Duration: 8+ Months
Location: Atlanta, GA
Rate: Market

SQL Server Database Administrator
This position is intended to implement new database systems/upgrades on projects such as data replication and setup of the business continuity/disaster recovery environment (BC/DR The position will also provide hands on database support for existing standalone and clustered systems. In addition, this position will be required to assess database designs and perform developmental tasks for our ongoing database development efforts.
The consultant will:
Manage all aspects of physical database administration including schema management; security, setup, installations, upgrades, patches, backup and recovery, space management, performance tuning and capacity planning for SQL Server 2008 R2 and 2012
Support application teams and their projects to enhance, troubleshoot and performance tune
Support SQL Server databases in Production, Test and Development environments and within Microsoft SharePoint farm
Install, upgrade, configure, test and deploy complex database software
Develop and implement database recovery plans and procedures
Analyze the performance of databases and recommends tuning and application changes
Implement user authentication and validate databases security protocols across systems
Reviews system design and develop new database systems as needed
Modifying database structure or deploying schema changes as a result of new requirements
Scripting batch data loads and operational job automation
The consultant will have a cell phone with email and text capability and be on-call as scheduled or needed
Demonstrated project experience in implementing data replication and DR/BC database configurations
5+ Years hands on administrative experience with SQL Server RDBMS versions 2005 - 2008 R2
5+ Years hands on experience in managing backup, recovery and high availability scenarios
5+ Years hands on development and tuning of databases in SQL Server with Performance Tuning and Optimization and TSQL programming
3+ years of hands on query experience with SQL and scripting skills
Strong knowledge and experience with computer hardware, servers, network, SAN technologies, I/O subsystems
SQL Server database space management/storage design and capacity planning according to best practices
Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of staff and management
Demonstrate ability to generate entity relationship diagrams, create database documentation, data dictionaries, document system architecture, processes, procedures, and scripts
B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline
Experience with data modeling tools such as Erwin, ER-Studio, etc.
Microsoft SQL Server certification
Active Batch job scheduler experience
Proficient in business requirements analysis, data modeling, logical and physical database design, data acquisition analysis and design, data access analysis and design