Niche Technologists, Inc. is currently looking to hire a consultant with a strong MS SQL Server DBA/Developer background for a 12 month on-site project in NY City.

The consultant will facilitate the implementation of a third-party package that uses SQL Server 2008 as the backend data source, and will also be responsible for initiating SQL Server administration best practices, architecture solutions for High Availability and for supporting any custom database development work needed to deploy the third –party application.

The consultant must have extensive background in SQL Server administration and development, as this role requires a mix of DBA and developer skills. In addition to database installation and maintenance, the consultant will participate in all phases of the project including analysis, design, development, testing and deployment. The consultant should possess excellent communication skills, and will work closely with the application development teams and provide DBA support.

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• MS SQL Server certified
• 5+ years of MS SQL Server Administration in a large Active Directory environment
• Experience supporting the installation and deployment of third-party packages that employ SQL Server as the backend database
• Proven ability establishing HA solutions for SQL Server database applications
• Proven ability to script solutions as well as a strong knowledge of the GUI administration tools to manage change control and systems monitoring
• Can independently install and configure SQL Server 2008
• Significant life-cycle database administration support including database design, database development, testing, deployment, and maintenance
• Strong database modeling and design skills
• Strong experience with database scripting, SQL development, unit testing, and systems administration on Microsoft platforms
• Team player with excellent communication skills
• Self motivated and able to learn and research issues independently
• Strong understanding of relational database concepts
• Windows batch commands and scripting
• Willing and able to provide 24x7 support