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Senior SQL Database Administrator III

Company Name:
TAD PGS, Inc.
TAD PGS, INC. is currently seeking a Senior SQL Database Administrator III for one of our clients in Fort Knox , KY. Must be able to hold an active Secret Clearance.
Purpose of the Position :
Provides database support services to the application teams and technology division operations teams including the network management branch. Requires knowledge of SQL Server database management system on one or more operating systems with primary duties include database software installation, upgrade/patching, infrastructure management, and creation and support of application databases. Understands and applies database concepts such as database definitions, parameters, database component placement, reorganization, access methods and security definitions.
Duties & Responsibilities :
Supports thecapacity planning, operations, application developers and other teams on database performance and access issues and support to include but not limited to:
Working knowledge of at least one database management system or a proven ability to learn new technologies and use that knowledge effectively.
Working knowledge of SQL Server application installation and SQL clustering.
Working knowledge of disaster recovery in an enterprise.
Working knowledge of performance tuning and capacity planning.
Working knowledge of SQL replication.
SQL Server 2008/2012 instance installation and configuration.
SQL Server 2008/2012 security implementation and management.
Transact-SQL for database management and general querying.
Full understanding of SQL Server backup and recovery procedures.
Experience working with large, highly available, and/or high-transaction databases.
Ability to coordinate, plan and manage complex technical solutions.
Demonstrated ability to translate complicated business logic into database queries to facilitate calculations & reporting.
An Information Systems, Computer Science, or similar degree from an accredited university; if candidate has no degree, they will still be considered if they exceed all the requirements by 3 or more years.
Strong analytical and structured problem solving skills.
Proven skill in designing relational and multidimensional data models.
Experience in a structured code release environment (code management, release management, versioning etc.).
Required Qualifications :
Must hold an active Department of Defense Security Clearance.
Solid understanding of industry standards and IT terminology, technical concepts, database administration principles and procedures.
Microsoft SQL Server.
Microsoft Visual Studio.
SSIS Development.
Auditing/manage security.
Assist in capacity planning and run integrity checks.
Developing and maintaining best practices and maintaining required documentation.
Perform requirement analysis and makes recommendations.
Use SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to perform ETL operations.
Create and test disaster recovery plan and ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the Recovery Point Objectives (RPO).
Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms.
Possess or able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.
Possess or able to obtain a DoD IAT Level II IAT baseline certification (e.g. CompTia Security + CE).
Possess of be able to obtain a computing environment certification in accordance with DoD Mandate 8570.
Minimum Qualifications :
5+ years of comprehensive database experience, including at least 2 with SQL Server 2008+.
2+ years experience creating database-based reports (preferably via SSRS).
Ability to define, track, and maintain the standard baselines and configuration sets of all managed and/or monitored instances and servers and implement industry best practices with regards to:
Resource allocation and monitoring.
Performance problem identification and resolution assistance.
Clustering, replication, and other high-availability techniques.
Data security and recovery.
Data and database health practices (DBCC CHECKDB, etc.).
Patch management.
System capacity planning.
Creation, configuration, and monitoring of SQL Agent jobs for database maintenance and backups.
Preferred Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in Computer/Engineering and 3-5 years SQL Server DBA experience or related experience.
Working knowledge of IP networking, Windows server administration, XML, and Active Directory.
Strong customer service, organizational skills, knowledge of applicable DoD/Government policies and procedures .
Ability to work independently without direction from other project members.
Category:: IT/Technical
Location: Fort Knox , KY
Minimum Experience (yrs):: 5+
Required Education:: Bachelors Degree

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