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Database Administrator
1 week ago
Contract to Direct Hire
Nashville, Tennessee, US

Job Description

The SQL Server Database Administrator creates and maintains SQL Server databases hosted on multiple physical platforms.

• Performs general database administrative tasks including user account management, access control, database optimization and error resolution
• Participates on project teams and works cooperatively with other IT professionals to achieve project results
• Interacts with a diverse group of database users including end users as well as IT management
• Utilizes a help desk and ticketing system for tracking issues to resolution
• Works with application developers to optimize and tune programmatic database access

• Five years of professional experience in administering SQL Server databases
• Exposure to SQL Server versions 2005 through 2012
• A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field of study
• Must be able to perform the following SQL Server DBA tasks:
o Monitor production systems and databases regularly
o Create or copy databases as needed
o Create and manage documentation for databases and processes
o Manage database growth and performance
o Grant, control and delete database access based on security requests
o Maintain secure databases including periodic password changes
o Ensure that database backups are working properly and perform ad-hoc backups as needed
o Interact with stakeholders from various groups on database-related matters
o Develop and distribute database performance reports
o Monitor database performance through stats and optimize when appropriate
o Monitor system for invalid objects
o Create or modify backup scripts
o Plan for and monitor database space usage
o Assist developers with coding, performance and system issues
o SQL tuning and optimization


• MCSA certification for SQL Server
• Experience in a health care environment

Job Requirements

SQL, DBA, SQL Server


Job Code: 755830

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