Job Details

SQL Server DBA Engineer

Livingston, NJ | Contract

Job ID:



Long Term


2-3 years

Career Level:

Senior Level





Job Description


The candidate will be responsible for the R&D of new SQL Server technologies/ processes as well as operational day-to-day support of Client’s SQL Server environment. They will be required to work closely with its Server Engineering, Storage Management, Security and Audit/Compliance teams as well as external auditors.


  • R&D for new SQL Server technologies (to include DB - Monitoring, DR, HA and Backup)
  • Deployment and support of critical SQL Server databases in a VMware Environment
  • Planning, documentation and execution of Industry standard Performance Tests (TPC)
  • Automation of standard operational processes.
  • Support of Audits
  • Database monitoring
  • Database Backups
  • Capacity planning
  • Performance analysis, tuning and optimization
  • Support of standard server/O.S. maintenance.
  • Support of new application database deployment

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

  • Extensive background in designing, administering and hands on support of large scale OLTP|OLAP database solutions hosted on Microsoft SQL Server 2005|2008|2012.
  • Exposure to supporting SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • Comprehensive experience utilizing VMware technologies in the deployment of mission critical SQL Server environments.
  • Experienced in designing and deploying HA and DR solutions using VMware technologies.
  • SQL programming
  • TSQL programming
  • Powershell programming
  • Puppet programming
  • Performance and quality driven.
  • Strong communication skills (Experienced in putting together technical documents)