SQL Database Administrator

Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Posted: 04/15/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Application Development Job Number: 6935


Select Resources has an immediate direct hire opportunity for a  SQL Database Administrator.  In this role you will manage SQL Server database servers through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.  You will have the opportunity to share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.  Installing, configuring, maintaining, and upgrading database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, backups, and security will be required.  You will be responsible for troubleshooting SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekend (rare), perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities.  Additional duties will include: Monitoring SQL Server Alerts, configuration via monitoring tools such as SolarWinds DPA (Database Performance Analyzer), Red Gate SQL Monitor, develop and maintain automation solutions using PowerShell and contribute to process documentation.

Must Haves:

  • Minimum 5 years of SQL Server database administration experience including troubleshooting and performance tuning required
  • Minimum 3 years in a database production support role required 
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent years of relevant work experience required
  • Good understanding of Transact-SQL (T-SQL) is required
  • Experience with AlwaysOn Availability Groups and PowerShell is required
  • Basic SSRS/SSIS/SSAS administration knowledge is required 
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a flexible and " get-it-done" personality
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
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