SQL Server Database Admin


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract position – SQL Server Database Admin / Telecommute VA – (JOB-17031). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:

SQL Server Admin/Developer

6-month contract opportunity

Remote work

The CIO of a large Healthcare Enterprise has requested the infrastructure and application teams to produce an agreed upon strategy to identify and  mitigate errors  for the SQL Server Enterprise database systems.  Techead is looking for 2 SQL Server individuals to work on this project.  

 Approximately 400+ SQL Server production database configuration items listed in our Service Now Configuration Database are in scope for this project.

The strategy will be a phased approach to establish a framework by which SQL Server database systems are configured to best practice standards, proactively monitored and problems are mitigated to avoid service interruptions.

Scope / Tasks:

Assist with the discovery and documenting of production database server configuration settings related to database capacity and growth.

Assist in implementing a framework by which SQL Server database systems are configured to best practice standards related to database capacity and growth,

Assist in the discovery and documenting of database monitoring platforms currently in use for SQL Server database systems (i.e., Idera Diagnostics Manager, Science Logic, Customized in-house scripts, etc.)

Assist in the overall product evaluation, selection and implementation to proactively monitor and alert on database capacity thresholds to mitigate service interruptions.

Assist in the development of use cases to test the framework, proactive monitoring solution and integration with Service Now incident management.

Top Skills Needed:

Proficient in the installation, configuration, management, and administration of SQL Server Database Platforms for on-premise and Microsoft Azure Cloud Database environments.

SQL Server Database Platforms: SQL 2008 R2 SQL 2019, SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machine, Azure SQL Managed Instance and Azure SQL Database.

Proficient in evaluating, implementing, optimizing, and monitoring performance and availability for SQL Server database systems utilizing Microsoft SQL best practice standards and performance and availability monitoring tools.

Some experience with Infrastructure and Application Monitoring Tools: Science Logic, Idera Diagnostic Manager

Proficient in Microsoft PowerShell and any automation technologies for task automation and configuration management.


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