Job #: 1684

Title: SQL Server DBA


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Salary Range:
  • $0 to $50,000

  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago
    • This position has been filled

    The DBA position will be responsible for maintaining the company’s database systems (primarily MS SQL Server) ensuring resiliency, uptime, HA/DR, performance, capacity planning, overall monitoring and documentation.

    This DBA role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, a focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with MSUSA SLAs, establishing and maintaining communication with stakeholders to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.


    Effectively coordinate and communicate with all stakeholders.

    Learn relevant business processes and understand data flow, criticality and dependencies.

    Engage in continuous sizing exercises to forecast growth and work with storage team to ensure adequate storage on all servers.

    Maintain data integrity and security (manage roles and permissions of database users).

    Use available toolset (Idera Diagnostic Manager, SQL Sentry, RedGate Monitor, etc.) for database tuning. Generate traces, execution plans, identify and resolve performance issues, address deadlocks/contention.

    Manage HA/DR setups to meet or exceed application RTO/RPO targets and implement solutions for managing backup and recovery.

    Support software developers to drive proper coding practices and assist in the development of complex SQL, tuning of DML and the creation of stored procedures/functions/triggers/etc.

    Participate in 24×7 on-call rotation to support database environment.

    Support ancillary systems in the database environment (Delphix, etc.) Preferred candidates will be able to monitor and triage issues across all database management systems in the environment as required (SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, Informix, etc.).​