SQL Database Developer

New York, NY

Posted: 03/13/2020 Industry: IT Perm Job Number: 13296226

Job Description


About the Job

Developer/ DBA role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including the installation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of SQL databases and server systems. The Database Administrator is responsible for analyzing complex T-SQL code, and recommending and implementing performance tuning techniques. Candidates who have made a switch from developer to DBA or have served as an Application DBA will also be considered. The role is split between performance tuning and operations/production support. The DBA will be responsible for developing, designing and implementing database deployments with a focus on maintaining and supporting applications and databases within all our hosting environments.


The position will also be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
  • Overseeing all Database Operations including planning, configuration, trouble-shooting, monitoring, security configurations and migrations
  • Build & Manage SQL Server databases in multiple environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers.
  • Always look for opportunities to improve performance using database optimization techniques (both from database design perspective and T-SQL tuning).
  • Identifying opportunities to implement automation and standardize delivery of DBMS services to support faster and more flexible service delivery without impacting quality or performance.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure SQL implementations & integrations meets or exceeds performance requirements
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end
  • Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.
  • Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage data migrations and replication between systems.
  • Help development team members write efficient queries
  • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
  • Working with SQL in public cloud spaces like AWS, Azure, etc
  • Be part of an On-Call Rotation



You will be successful in this role if you have:
  • 5+ years MS SQL Server Development / Administration experience required
  • Superb Knowledge of MS SQL Server 2016/2107 is a must
  • Expert knowledge of T-SQL query tuning and Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) techniques using native tools
  • Must have experience supporting VDLB (> 5TB).
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex SQL, stored procedures, database functions, SSIS and ANSI and T-SQL queries and scripts.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA), Always On Availability Groups, MS SQL Clustering and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Data Security, SQL Server Database Encryption (TDE) and data protection best practices
  • Experience working with Windows server with a working knowledge of general Datacenter operations both physical and virtual
  • Open source DBMS and noSQL experience is a plus
  • Experience with data processing flow-charting techniques.
  • Experience managing SQL Server data bases in the cloud, Azure experience preferred
  • Project management experience.
  • Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong technical documentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Experience working in an agile project methodology

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