SQL Database Administrator in Monterey CA with NPS
Title: Database Administrator

Location: Monterey, CA

Duration: Long Term

Client: Naval Postgraduate School - Defense Language Institute

A Database Administrator will serve as a requirements analyst for database applications and systems. They will be responsible for administration, configuration, programming and architecture of an enterprise SQL cluster for a military educational institution. Full-time position w/ benefits for a long-term project (at least a year with likely renewals) on site in Monterey, CA. Must possess a secret government clearance.

Required skills

• 5+ years Database Administration experience with Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 servers

• Design, configure and maintain an enterprise 2008 R2 SQL cluster and related infrastructure

• Independently troubleshoot complex issues with systems using analytical skills to identify and resolve the root cause

• Manage system security

• System patching and upgrades

• Backup and restore

• Proactive monitoring of the environment

• Disaster Recovery

• Ability to document detailed solutions and configurations for Operations

• Ability to identify automation opportunities

• Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Required Education and Experience

• Education requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or six years of experience in database administration

• Seven years of progressive experience in performing systems analysis and database administration

Highly Desirable

• MCDBA Certification

• Experience with Microsoft SQL 2008 R2

• Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012, RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu

• Experience with Virtualization platforms such as VMware

• Microsoft SQL Clustering, Load Balancing, and High Availability

• System development/programming experience in Windows

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