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Job #4 - Lead SQL DBA

 

Looking to hire a Lead DBA (SQL) - ASAP

 

Join a dynamic Fortune 500 company, one of the Top 5 Internet retailers in the eCommerce space with Global Headquarters in South Florida.

If you like being part of a winning team of talented IT professionals and enjoy supporting strategic business initiatives that impact a global $11 billion business this might be the right opportunity for you. We have a proven track record of developing and promoting internal talent.

 

Responsibilities:

 

General Administration

  • Configure, create, and troubleshoot all SQL Server components such as SQL Server properties, database properties, table/column properties, SQL Server agent jobs, DTS packages, database maintenance plans, error logs, alerts, and security.
  • Design, implement, and execute database backup/restore strategy based on service level requirements.
  • Act as gatekeeper on production systems – Review and optimize database changes prior to production setup for errors and optimal performance.
  • Database objects migration – Transfer and synchronize data records, triggers, SPs, tables, databases, SQL Server agent jobs, DTS packages, etc. amongst different SQL Servers promptly and with minimum supervision.
  • Installation, upgrade, and patching of Microsoft SQL Server suite of products (7.0, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2008 R2).

 

System monitoring

  • Performance tuning – Identify performance bottlenecks (i.e. poor written queries, hardware issues, etc.) and recommend corrective course of action.
  • Extensive use of SQL Server tools such as Query Analyzer, Profiler, and DTS Designer, etc.
  • Windows Operating System – Diagnose and troubleshoot OS components that may impact SQL Server availability, such as memory, CPU, disk space, security, etc.
  • Proficient in using OS tools such as Perf Mon, Computer Management, Event Viewer, etc.
  • Capacity Planning.

 

High Availability Solutions

  • Windows Clustering – Support active/active and active/passive clusters. Manage cluster resources and troubleshoot errors.
  • Create and maintain standby databases, log-shipping, or database mirroring. Participate in planning and execution of recovery activities.

 

Qualifications

 

  • 10+ years Microsoft SQL Server 7, 2000, 2005, 2008 DBA experience, in a production environment required.
  • 8+ years Microsoft SQL Server 7, 2000, 2005, 2008 DBA experience with Standby Databases and Clustering required.
  • Strong verbal, written and Project Management skills required.
  • Strong experience sizing, and administering large enterprise-level databases in a clustered environment required.
  • Proficient development skills (SQL, TSQL, Stored Procedures, and Triggers) for the purpose of providing development support and application tuning strongly preferred.
  • Proven experience as a team lead required.

Job #3 - Reporting Analyst

 

A Kendall, Miami International Health Insurer has an immediate need for a SQL Server Reporting Analyst.

 

Responsibilities:

 

To provide internal customers with the following:

  • To design, build & implement new (or make changes to existing):
    • Ad hoc data extracts
    • Business information reports
    • User friendly query tools (such as Multi-dimensional data cubes or SharePoint Reports).
  • Using SQL Server & SharePoint and/or other technologies

 

Qualifications, Training & Experience:

 

  • 4 year College Degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent combination formal education and significant experience required.
  • Significant (4+) years experience in Information Technology or accounting field preferably in the analysis of financial, insurance or health care data.
  • Strong knowledge of database and reporting applications, including Excel, Access, SQL, SSRS and Sharepoint.
  • Excellent communications skills in Spanish and English, write, read and speak both languages fluently.
  • Should have an energetic, enthusiastic personality with a commitment to flexibility and ability to drive and embrace change.
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness as well as a positive attitude are essential pre-requisites of the job.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal development.