Need SQL DBA in New Castle, DE with State Client‏

Job Position: SQL DBA

Location: New Castle, DE

Duration: 6+ Months

Client: State of DE - DeDHSS

Job Description:

This position at DHSS will be responsible for Migration of Applications into Production, Test and other environments as well as troubleshooting and supporting the Application server environment and Mainframe components for a large project. The candidate should possess a thorough understanding Migrating Powerbuilder applications to a Windows environment as well as migration of Mainframe components (IE: COBOL,z/Services,etc..) Experience in migrating Multi-tiered Windows and browser based application is required. Experience with Serena Changeman is also highly desired. The candidate will work closely with the DHSS Base Technology and DSS Applications team.

Years of Relevant Experience:

5 years in software development/deployment and testing

Role Description:

All roles specified in SPS1 plus the following:

Facilitate the implementation of standard software engineering processes across agencies.

Determine time estimates and schedule for own work and resolve issues on a timely basis.

Identify and track issues, risks and action items.

Determine process to support various initiatives.

Lead the development of content for process training and deliver process training as appropriate.

Coordinate with various teams about process improvement opportunities.

Anticipate and resolve issues specific to the team.

Determine time estimates and schedule for own work and resolve issues in a timely manner.

Identify and track issues, risks and action items.

Experience Migrating, configuring and troubleshooting in a Windows 2003r2 or higher environment.

A solid understanding of Deploying application in a Multi-tiered Application environment

Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server

An understanding of firewall concepts.

Ability to flex schedule or work overtime as work load dictates.

Should possess strong organizational and management skills and be able to apply them while working on a large complex technical assignment.

Must be able to communicate effectively both written and verbally.

Must be able to work with a team but also take initiative on their own.

Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio.

Regards documentation of a system a must.

Preferred Education:

4 year college degree or equivalent technical study.




Required Experience

Candidate Experience

Last used

Prior experience migrating SQL Server 2005 to 2008 (or above)


3 Years

Troubleshooting migration and application issues in a Window s O/S environment


5 Years

Prior DB migration of SQL Server 2005


5 Years
Deloyment of SQL Server under ASP.NET

Highly desired

4 Years

Prior DB migration of SQL Server 2008 r2

Highly desired

4 Years
Deployment of ASP.NET using web scripts and database scripts

Highly desired

3 Years

Migration of Powerbuilder Applications.

Highly desired

2 Years
Serena ChangeMan


1 Years

Prior software development/scripting background

Nice to have

1 Years

Thanks and Regards