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SQL Database Administrator
Ref No.: 18-04950
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Start Date / End Date: 10/08/2018 to 07/07/2019
The SQL Database Administrator builds high-quality, high-performance, scalable database systems to meet the demands of our rapidly growing and ever-changing environment. This team member uses repeatable practices to ensure data availability, integrity and security. The SQL Database Administrator interacts with Developers, Business Analysts, and Network and SAN Engineers, as well as other team members involved in project planning, development and testing.

Responsibilities:
Install and configure SQL servers
Perform regular database maintenance tasks such as rebuilding indexes, performing upgrades and regulating storage management
Manage database availability, backup/restoration and recovery systems
Monitor database system resources and performance
Oversee data consistency and third-party interfaces
Design high availability architecture and handle disaster recovery planning Initiate and lead project deliverables; drive a high sense of urgency for risk reduction
Set the technical direction through the definition and implementation of standards, technical roadmaps, processes and control documents
Develop strategic and tactical solutions for the team
Participate in the on-call rotation  

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree with five years of database administration experience
Database administration, design and architecture experience in Windows/SQL server environment
Experience as a database administrator working on SQL Server 2012 and higher versions
Knowledge of public cloud infrastructures and migration of on-premises SQL Server databases into the cloud (AWS and/or Azure)
Thorough understanding of AWS cloud technologies, such as RDS, EC2, S3 Storage, EBS Volumes and CloudWatch
Knowledge of high availability technologies and disaster recovery, including AlwaysOn, replication, clustering, log shipping and database partitioning Knowledge of T-SQL and the ability to review the code
Knowledge of SQL Server management in cloud environments, specifically PaaS, SaaS and IaaS
Thorough understanding of networks, storage, tiered application environments and security
Expertise in performance tuning/optimization and the ability to troubleshoot problems and quickly resolve issues