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SQL Server DBA/Developer - Des Moines


Des MoinesIowa

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Brandi Newberry

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JN -072019-13477

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a SQL Server DBA/Developer for a contract opportunity in Des Moines, IA. 

The candidate will join a database support team to help shape the department’s future SQL Server vision from database standards and policies to automation efforts for deployment. The ideal candidate will have experience implementing databases in the cloud and will have experience with continuous integration, automation concepts, and SSIS and XML experience. 

  • Perform day-to-day maintenance, operations, and problem resolution
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Drive results and leverage past experiences to improve the environment and related processes
  • Coordinate with other departments to update and integrate processes as necessary
  • Install and configure SQL Server, applying service packs and feature packs
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure integration and performance expectations are met as well as allow for future flexibility to meet changing business needs
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement
Required Experience:
  • 8+ years of SQL DBA/Development experience
  • SQL Server DBA experience with 2012 or newer
  • SSIS and SSRS experience
  • SQL Server Stored Procedure Design and Implementation experience
  • SQL Server troubleshooting, query optimization, performance monitoring, and Database Design experience
  • Experience upgrading databases
  • Strong technical and project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts
  • Operational automation experience using scripts (knowledge of Octopus Deploy and DbUp preferred)
  • Familiarity with Agile (Scrum and/or Kanban) methodology
  • Databases migration experience using Azure &/or AWS
  • Experience performing DR techniques - Always On, Clustering, Replication, Database mirroring, etc.

About AVID Technical Resources:

AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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