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IT - Database Consultant - Senior
Ref No.: 18-00267
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/16/2018 to 09/28/2018

Database Administrator SQL – Contract Assignment, 
If interested, please contact Rita 914-461-1670 or email
·        Supporting an Acquisition project at our client’s offices in San Antonio, TX.
·        Our client is taking on membership and through attestation and risk adjustment can profit from achieving this work.
·        To take on the membership, systems need to be scaled to handle the processing of this data. That is where the project comes in to achieve this.
·        The requisitions listed are to backfill operations, maintenance, and day to day requests.
·        Current FTE staff will run the project workload while these contract resources shore up the delta.

IDEAL BACKGROUND: Healthcare background, IT support background. General business with an acumen on customer service.

- Install and administer/maintain SQL server 2012/2014/2016 including clusters
Backups & recovery
- Perform user and login administration and manage security (be familiar with the process and practices)
- Ensuring database availability (Troubleshoot service outages, issues impacting database availability)

Good to have:
- Troubleshooting and performance tuning
- Always on availability groups experience
- Resource Governor Experience
- Experience with Replication (Transactional/Merge)
- Code reviews and recommendations

The experience that will set candidates apart from one another is:  Good technical knowledge as well as familiarity with processes like change management, security best practices, being able to own and resolve issues, experience with production support.

Part of the overall Infrastructure DBA team
accounting for 10 resources both local and offshore

Ticket system encompassing requests for MACD, break fix incidents, general information requests concerning the enterprise objects and environments.

Assist with project work as directed by senior DBAs and leadership.

Varied tasks to be performed with Microsoft SQL versions, including diagnosis of problems, tuning, reviewing logs for issues. Assisting customers with SSIS and SSRS packages.

Work to be performed in San Antonio at TX

Work hours 8am-5pm, days with possible night hours as well dependent on project needs.

Interview process:  Face to face interviews are preferred whenever possible, phone, Skype, or a combination of the three depending on circumstances.