Description: Our client is currently seeking a Sr. SQL DBA
This SQL Server DBA will assist on a large project to move from DB2 to SQL Server (on-prem.) Tasks will consist of transferring data, performance tuning, setting up table partitioning, purging/archiving data, and debugging issues. In addition, the DBA may assist the internal DBA team in daily support activities, including server/database administration, performance tuning, and handling support tickets.
Specifically, the senior-level contractor needs to have the following skills and experience:
Strong SQL Server DBA skills: T-SQL, Performance tuning, general SQL administration, replication, creation/configuration of new databases, and automation
Experience with PowerShell
Experience with COMM Vault a plus
Experience with performing data copies and refreshes
Strong experience supporting business critical production databases
Experience performing failovers
Ability to troubleshoot under pressure
Ability to tune complex SQL statements
Alerts, monitoring and automation
Experience following strict change management process
Strong planning, time-management, and communication skills are required.
The contractor will be supporting production, business-critical, high-volume databases and performing "keep the lights on" activities. The contractor will work with cross functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
The contractor will also be working to identify applications and teams tied to individual databases that require patching or upgrades. The contractor will then coordinate any testing or required/planned outages with those teams
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