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Senior SQL DBA/System Administrator

Posted on Jan 25, 2020 by Request Technology

Louisville, KY 40201
Immediate Start
$95k - $111k Annual

A prestigious company is on the search for a Senior SQL DBA/System Administrator. This role is revolved around the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL server systems.

This person needs to have 5+ years of experience with database backup, restore and recovery models. They also need experience with high availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL server. Also needed is experience with windows server and Active Directory.


  • Manage all aspects of corporate SQL Server databases
  • Configure and maintain database Servers and processes
  • Monitor system's health and performance
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues in Real Time
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems
  • Perform scheduled maintenance, patching, and support release deployment activities after hours
  • Assist with general system administrator responsibilities
  • Primary on-site contact for Louisville data center, inclusive of its electrical, cooling, and fire suppression system
  • Primary support for Louisville office automation systems, including lighting controls and building security


  • 10+ years of Microsoft SQL database administrator experience
  • 5+ years of experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) of enterprise database systems
  • 5+ years of experience with database backup, restore and recovery models
  • 5+ years of experience of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • 5+ years of experience with Windows server, including Active Directory
  • Exposure to integration among multiple SQL instances running HA and delegation
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company's success
  • Proficient in use of service desk ticket systems and Microsoft office tools
  • Ability to identify, assess applicability, apply critical thinking, and apply new technologies and architectures in a high growth company
  • Ability to establish, monitor, and achieve goals with minimal supervision, including working with many deadlines, time requirement conflicts and management pressures

Reference: 832860966

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