Contract-to-hire SQL Server DBA/Architect/Developer Opportunity With Great Company in Marshall, TX

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Position Summary

The SQL Server DBA performs under minimal supervision to install, configure, and administer all of our SQL Server systems. The DBA will administer databases for transaction-processing systems and participate in the development and refinement of the Enterprise Reporting and data warehousing initiatives for the company. This includes the development and design of database strategies, monitoring and improving database performance, capacity planning, defining optimal configurations and integration requirements, and planning for future expansions for all SQL Server environments.


·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field desired

·         Minimum 4+ years of experience in development and management of complex database implementations

·         4+ years of progressive database experience including 2 years of experience in Database Administration

·         2+ years of experience developing complex SQL queries

·         Prior experience in Database Administration and Development positions is required

·         Experience in Enterprise Reporting and/or Data Warehousing is desired.


·         Demonstrated abilities in SQL Server Database Administration and SQL Server Database Programming and Development. SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 (SQL Server 2008 a plus) with preferred abilities in SQL Server Database Architecture and Design (OLTP/OLAP)

·         Strong SQL skills and experience in SQL performance tuning and optimization

·         Experience and knowledge in designing scalable, high-performance database systems

·         Experience designing, implementing, tuning and maintaining SQL clusters for highly available OLTP and OLAP systems

·         Demonstrated success with database optimization, performance tuning, thorough database analysis and troubleshooting

·         Experience with SQL Replication, as well as Backup and Recovery methodologies

·         Understanding of multi-tiered application technology

·         Design experience with data warehousing projects, multi-dimensional databases, CRM systems, and retail focused software applications is strongly preferred

·         Advanced level experience with Analysis Services, Integration Services, and Reporting Services for data extraction, reporting, and analysis is desired

·         Good understanding of Windows OS and Infrastructure / Network layer is a plus

·         Experience in Designing and Implementing enterprise wide BI solution preferred

·         Demonstrated ability to establish and build strong relationships across a broad range of personality types

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Outstanding customer service/focus skills

·         Strong attention to detail, process, deadlines, and quality results

·         Team player

Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Function as the MS SQL Database Administrator. Perform both routine and emergency systems administration tasks in daily operations.

·        Carry out performance profiling, tuning and optimization, as well as database schema refactoring

·        Optimize database storage, file group settings and partitioning

·        Maintain the integrity of the database and system operations for a 24×7 operation, including designing backup strategies and disaster recovery procedures

·        Translate logical database designs into physical implementations optimized for each database’s uses (transaction processing or analytical workload)

·        Configure and manage database replications, SSAS, and SSRS

·        Interact with hardware and software vendors for new releases of database software, scheduling and implementing operating system/database upgrades as necessary

·         Function as the MS SQL Architect. Responsible for design, development, testing, and implementation of database systems.

·         Design and create complex data structures to support data-driven applications, ETL processes, ETL development, and data integration standards and reporting solutions

·         Manage the consolidation and interconnectivity of all database systems including new design and installation, configuration, security, resource monitoring, designing preventive mechanisms for systems/databases and growth reporting

·        Perform code reviews, analyze execution plans, and refactor inefficient code

·         Set up and manage scheduled jobs

·         Develop technical system documentation.

·         Support IT staff and business users in the development, usage and troubleshooting of database-driven applications

·         Participate in special projects as needed and performs other duties as assigned.

·         Provides on-call assistance as needed.

·         Adheres to Code of Conduct and Mission Value Statement.

Working Conditions: 

Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Work is performed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

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

1) Do you have an updated Word copy of your resume?

2) What is your availability to start?

3) Are you open to a contract-to-hire position?

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?


We pay for referrals, so if this opportunity is not a good match for your skills or you are not available but know someone who is, please forward this email to them.


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