SQL DBA (Database Administrator) in Westchester, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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Job Description

SQL DBA (Database Administrator) Overview:

Signature Consultants has a direct hire opportunity for a SQL DBA in Westchester, IL.

  • 2014/2016 SQL Server, primarily operational day to day support
  • why work here: one day remote work option/week, team comraderie focused on the latest tech and innovation, your ideas will be heard.

Perform SQL database administration tasks:

  • Monitoring and tuning all SQL databases to ensure availability
  • Monitoring production databases and data processing jobs
  • Implementing and administering database replication
  • Troubleshooting performance issues relating to indexes, fine-tuning queries and stored
  • procedures
  • Coordinating database checkpoint frequencies, archive logging, resource usage with
  • programmers and system Administrators
  • Creating capacity planning forecast
  • Establishing and maintaining custom-tailored backup/restore procedures and disaster recovery
  • plans for Production Servers.
  • Enhancing system availability
  • 24 X 7 Production support

Provide support to Application Development Groups in the following ways:

  • Providing logical database structures alternatives
  • Creating a physical database design
  • Helping with construction, testing and installation
  • Ensuring application performance, integrity and availability
  • Proficient with system development techniques and tools

SQL Server Software Maintenance:

  • Installing, configuring, securing SQL Production servers
  • Upgrading databases from earlier versions to the latest versions
  • Applying MS maintenance fixes
  • Providing technical support to the application developers
  • Reviewing new databases that come with purchased packages

Skills and Qualification Requirements:

  • Experience supporting mission critical production systems is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate
  • effectively with peers, other application teams and clients.
  • Provide direction to application development team(s)
  • Organization and time management skills are critical.
  • Must continue to enhance technical knowledge and skills through research and experimentation, in-house

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a 4 year degree (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of MS SQL Server Administration experience required
  • Requires solid knowledge of MS SQL Server programming and administration for mission critical systems
  • In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a benefits package including: health insurance, 401K, STD/LTD, Life Insurance/AD&D, paid holidays and vacations.


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 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 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.