Direct-hire Oracle/SQL Server DBA Opportunity With Great Company in Grapevine, TX

Although this client prefers local candidates or candidates local to Texas, they are willing to consider candidates from other states.

Our client is looking to aggressively grow their JD Edwards Practice and is hiring a full-time Database Administrator (DBA) consultant as a result. The DBA Consultant role is responsible for technical design, administration, implementation, upgrade and managed services of Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle 2008 and newer. Refine and automate regular processes, track issues and document changes. In addition to DBA tasks, consultant will support client initiatives as it relates to ERP JD Edwards applications, interfaces, service-oriented architecture (SOA), cloud and web-based portals for customers. The ideal candidate will be able to meet directly with clients. They will need to have the ability to provide technical analysis, make the appropriate recommendations, communicate thoroughly, and execute timely for each project.

This client company compensates their JD Edwards DBA consultants with a competitive base salary, a quarterly bonus plan, and a benefits package that includes a health care plan, dental, 401k with match, PTO and paid holidays. We recognize top performers with elevated bonus and growth opportunities. We are a highly collaborative team that enjoys working together that performs well and celebrates our successes. 


  • Maintain backups and recovery of databases
  • Develop, design, implement and debug stored procedures, triggers, and indexing
  • Implement High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery plans
  • Optimize database performance and ensures availability
  • Clone, recover and migrate databases
  • Execute and maintain maintenance plans & index statistics
  • Maintain database security
  • Provide technical support to include proactive and reactive incident resolution
  • Review system logs to identify signs of potential problems
  • Write, execute and peer review SQL, T-SQL and PL/SQL scripts and functions
  • Perform database upgrades
  • Perform performance tuning and optimization using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Administer third-party applications that require Oracle or MS SQL server support as needed
  • SSIS package development, deployment, monitoring and troubleshooting


  • Experience with MSSQL Server 2008 or newer
  • Experience working with scripting tools (Powershell, OS-Level scripts, Java-Scripts)
  • Experience with Oracle Databases 11g or newer
  • Working experience using JD Edwards EnterpriseOne application on MSSQL or Oracle database is a plus
  • Infrastructure / server management in public / private clouds utilizing AWS, Oracle or Azure
  • Experience monitoring database performance
  • Experience as a Consultant in a Professional Services organization
  • Be a highly motivated individual and multitask oriented
  • Effective in person, phone, and written communication skills 
  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills 
  • Ability to work in a team environment while achieving personal production goals 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.


  • 5+ years as MS SQL Server DBA or 5+ years as Oracle DBA


  • Linux platform experience desired but not required
  • Ability to manage technical projects
  • Core value fit:
    • Better Together – Together, we work hard, collaborate constantly, lift one another up, and challenge each other to do our best work.  
    • People Matter – We love computers, but people are our biggest source of success.
    • Take the High Road – Trust, integrity, respect and accountability in all relationships.
    • H3 Hungry, humble, hustle
    • Good is Not Good Enough We aspire to be the very best
  • No sponsorship / must be US citizen
  • No H1B Visas
  • Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent work experience 


  • Up to 15% domestic travel may be required to work (to Client specific locations).

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    Mike Hanes

    Contract-to-hire SQL Server DBA Opportunity in Dallas, TX

    Contract-to-hire SQL Server DBA Opportunity in Dallas, TX

    Enjoy working for a company that respects and encourages individual ability and creativity and values winning as a team. Take a challenging position in a global company which is uniquely positioned as the market leader. This client has been named a BusinessWeek 50 “best in class” company for three years in a row and one of the best large companies to work for in Dallas by the Dallas Business Journal for several years in a row.

    Our Client is looking for a JD Edwards Programmer Analyst knowledgeable in a large JDE Development Environment. This is an exciting career advancement position where the Developer will be responsible for providing technical solutions to business challenges. You will interact with the Functional analysts, and the business leaders to design, develop and help implement the solutions that extend the basic JDE functionality in a supportive company environment.

    Responsibilities will include analysis of user requests to determine feasibility and technical design of delivered specifications, developing project plans, workload estimates and schedules for assigned projects, performing complex systems analysis/design work for new or modified systems being developed by client IT staff and or consultant delivered systems, as well as programming solutions, often complex, using JDE technologies .

    The ideal Developer should possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field, or, equivalent combination of education and experience and a minimum of five years work experience in Information Systems. Extensive working experience with JDE is required.


    *Managing and maintaining various, complex production and non-production databases.

    * Responsible for standards and design of physical data storage, maintenance, access, and security administration.

    * Optimizing database access and allocating/re-allocating database resources for optimum configuration, database performance and cost.

    * Installing, upgrading, refreshing and maintaining all database environments.

    * Responsible for the day to day database administrative tasks, such as: proactive monitoring, error checking, performance tuning, trouble-shooting, back-up and recovery.

    * Collaborating with project teams to set up database, DB interface, and production set-up and configuration.

    * Managing user security and access to databases to provide controlled access environment.

    * Investigating, reviewing, applying and testing all patches and bug fixes in the database environment and providing consultation on patch management, custom interface design and operational implementation.

    * Interacting with developers and programmers in order to design/review programs, custom interfaces and queries according to standards.

    * Utilizing data management tools such as SSIS, SSAS, DTS, and SSRS

    * Will be required to be on an on-call rotation


    * Bachelor’s degree preferred.

    * 5 to 7+ years’ experience of Database Administration, Database Design, Performance Analysis, and Production Support

    * Preferred industry related certifications

    * Expert knowledge of Microsoft SQL 2000/2005 or greater, 2005+ preferred

    * Expert knowledge in installation, backup, and restoring of SQL databases

    * Strong database administration skills with an emphasis on enterprise scale architecture

    * Expert knowledge of database security methodologies. Including SQL security, mixed security, server roles, and database roles

    * Strong knowledge of Data Management Tools SSIS, SSAS, DTS, and SSRS

    * Strong understanding of business continuity and disaster recovery processes and procedures

    * Strong knowledge of clustering and replication

    * Strong knowledge of import, export, and bulk copy processes

    * Ability to use Microsoft tools to troubleshoot performance related issues

    Performance Monitor


    Query execution plans

    * Ability to use Microsoft tools to troubleshoot logic, syntax, deadlock issues

    * Working knowledge of Windows Server 2003 or greater

    If you have this experience, feel you are a fit for this position, and are interested, please answer the questions below:

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    3) Are you open to contract or contract-to-hire?

    4) What is your current salary or pay rate?

    5) Are you currently eligible to work for any employer in the US?

    6) When is the best time to contact you and what # can you be reached at for this opportunity?

    If this opportunity is not a good match for your skills or you are not available but know someone who is, please forward this link to them as we pay referral fees for anyone you refer that we place with a client.


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