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Database Engineer
Ref No.: 17-05110
Location: Irving, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 06/08/2017
Title: Database Engineer/DBA/Developer
Location: Irving, TX
Type: 3 month contract-to-hire

Working with group of engineers in an innovative and highly collaborative environment, you will be responsible for design, architecture, administration and support of a high-availability business-critical SQL Server database environment accessed primarily by large enterprise businesses.

---- Create and support data architecture initiatives for primary application redesign, reporting needs and for new features & functions.
---- Provide guidance as database SME for .NET development teams to ensure proper design of logical and physical database objects including query review and optimization.
---- Design and build data back-up and recovery options, including log shipping & data replication site-to-site with snaps at either site.
---- Responsible for design and maintenance of SSRS environment and report creation.
---- Maintain a secure data environment with our client base governed by SOX, ISO27001, GLB, etc.
---- Provide trend analysis to facilitate resource management decision processes.

---- BS in Computer Science or related technical degree, or equivalent experience.

Experience, Knowledge and Tools:
---- 5+ year experience in MS SQL Server administration in a clustered fault-tolerant environment.
---- 3+ years' experience designing and fine-tuning databases, tables, indexes, and stored procedures.
---- In-depth knowledge of MS SQL database design, T-SQL and stored procedure programming.
---- In-depth MS SQL Server database administration, including backup & recovery, archiving and security & clustering experience is required.
---- Experience with HA (high availability) solutions, including set up, maintenance and troubleshooting of SQL Server Replication, Database Mirroring and Log Shipping.
---- Experience in database monitoring and tuning using tools SQL Profiler, Windows Performance Monitor, 3rd party tools, such as SQL Diagnostic, IDERA, Precise, Red Gate Monitoring tools, etc.
---- Understand the concepts of virtualized hardware systems, RAID and SAN commonly used in fault tolerant production environments.
---- Must be an independent self-starter with strong initiative working on database projects.
---- Must have strong writing / reporting and verbal communication skills.
---- Must be able to perform in a high-pressure fast-paced environment.
---- Must be able to quickly learn and apply new tools and technologies.
---- Must be flexible in a constantly changing business landscape.
---- Must have strong customer service orientation.

Preferred Qualifications
---- Experience with "always-on " SQL Server 2012 and/or SQL Server 2014.
---- Commercial external customer-facing software development experience is highly desired / preferred.
---- Development and delivery experience with multi-tier SaaS products with responsive design web-based clients on the Microsoft C# /.NET /SQL Server technology stack.
---- Understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends.
---- Multi-tiered application environment with SQL, Web services, Web API, HTML5, and XML development.

If you are interested, please respond with an updated resume at your earliest convenience. Thank you!