SQL Server DBA

Salary: $85,000 - $100,000

Location: Boston area (Marlborough) MA

Full Benefits: Yes

Relocation Expenses: No

Client company has a full time requirement for a SQL SERVER DBA. The primary responsibility for
this position is the support and maintenance of SQL SERVER Application systems and Databases.
The overall objective is to insure that the systems are secure, optimized, properly sized and
tuned to provide the business with adequate system resources and availability to meet
day-to-day demands while providing an acceptable level of service.

The functions of the position include:

Project Management - prepare and execute project plans for database and application
implementations. Ability to negotiate deadlines and participate successfully in cross-functional,
cross-departmental efforts.
Validate the application and database SERVER hardware/OS configurations to insure that they
meet vendor specifications
Install, upgrade and configure SQL SERVER Databases and Clusters, SQL OLAP services
and required application components on designated platforms
Install, upgrade, and configure third party software add ons
Install, upgrade, configure and tune database and application connectivity software
Perform patching of the SQL SERVER system as required
Develop and implement DBA support utilities, scripts and tools
Insure compliance with database and application licensing
Monitor performance of all tiers of the systems to detect errors and identify areas that
need improvement and provide corrective action.
Monitor system resource utilization
Develop and publish capacity planning models
Prepare, analyze and publish performance reports as they relate to SQL SERVER
Research performance trends to determine outliers and provide assessment of corrective action
Document and maintain an organized log of daily operations, tasks and projects
Provide technical support and guidance to users
Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision.
Provide 24 x 7 on-call support for Company's mission critical databases

Specific job requirements include:
3 to 5 years experience managing MS SQL SERVER databases in an enterprise environment;
proficient knowledge in BEA Logic, JRE, J2EE, PL/SQL and Transact SQL programming;
excellent working knowledge of Windows 2000/2003 operating systems;
strong understanding of n-tier application architectures; proven track record of development
and deployment of large scale high performance web applications; experience with any measuring
and monitoring software such as Foglight, Spotlight, HP Openview, Tivoli, OEM, etc.;
3 to 5 years experience with ETL tools; experience in a 24x7 environment requiring
24x7 cell phone/pager accessibility; ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines;
bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience;
specialized SQL SERVER training and or certifications; and a MCDBA certification desirable.

If qualified/interested please send your resume to: oraman@verizon.net
Please use job code: DBForums/Boston/SQL Server DBA/R. Bein