SQL Database Administrator in Davie, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description

SQL Database Administrator Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a SQL DBA to work on a contract position with one of our clients located in Davie, FL. The Database Administrator II performs low-to medium-complex database management tasks. He/she monitors and supports the database daily and proactively performs ongoing database analysis. The senior database administrator to continuously acquire new skills and increase job responsibility guides the position.


  • DB tuning and query tuning
  • Update and modify database structure and data
  • Ensure database integrity, stability and availability
  • Implements the physical design
  • Participates in conversion and migration activities
  • Implements and supports back-up and recovery procedures as needed for all production and test databases
  • Provides technical consultation to the development staff
  • Participates in management and user committees in setting performance objectives
  • Monitors and tunes database performance to meet performance objectives
  • Participates in IT committees to develop database standards
  • Participates in IT committees to create standards for database utilization
  • Maintains strong vendor relationships to keep apprised of new database products, versions, and releases
  • Participates in the evaluation, recommendation, and installation of new versions, releases and database tools
  • Works with application developers and other organizations within the enterprise to evaluate database requirements for application software packages under consideration
  • Manages and monitors storage capacity
  • Participates in evaluation, recommendation, and in the installation of new storage media
  • Supports operations staff with their production databases
  • Works with programmers to tune data access code
  • Coordinates with engineering staff to ensure consistency in planning and implementation efforts
  • Responds to and assists with other problem tickets as required
  • Adheres to other defined SOPs as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Works on multiple high priority projects concurrently
  • Employs productivity aids in all aspects of assignments
  • Maintains and enhances technical skills through formal and on-the-job training
  • Designs and develops points of integration and interface to other applications
  • Develops a general understanding of technology infrastructures
  • Opens up problem reporting tickets and accurately uses all problem tracking software systems

Skills & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience - required
  • Minimum 2-4 years' experience in an IT organization and/or equivalent application or business experience - recommended
  • MS Database certification
  • Strong knowledge of logical design and physical implementation
  • Knowledge of enterprise hardware and operations systems
  • Efficient in one or more programming languages with excellent writing skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal with a diverse range of people, which includes the upper levels of corporate management
  • Self-sufficient, requiring limited supervision over job knowledge, expectations and successful project completion

Competency Requirements:

  • Results Oriented
  • Manage Own Performance
  • Creative
  • Quality Oriented
  • Demonstrate Initiative
  • Adaptable


  • Entrepreneurial
  • Manage Change

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Team Player
  • Customer Focused
  • Sincere
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Self-Development
  • Make Sound Decisions
  • Manage Stress
  • Self-Aware
  • Build Relationships
  • Facilitation
  • Foster Communication
  • Cross-cultural Sensitivity

Key Success Factors:

  • Specification requirements are clearly defined
  • Average time from failure to repair exceeds industry average
  • Closure rate on assigned tickets is high
  • Systems documentation is clear, concise and easy to read
  • Change management procedures are strictly being followed

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.