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Managed Business Solutions MS SQL Server Database Administrator (virtual Opportunity) in Virtual/Telecommuting (CO-based), Colorado

Cognitell is seeking an experienced MS SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA) to support our client production environments. The DBA is responsible for the performance, integrity, and security of databases supporting an enterprise application with several components. The DBA will assist with production support issues including monitoring, developer support, environment management, and ticket resolution. Ideal candidates will have experience in client facing roles and success in operating within enterprise-scale system environments. This may be a telecommuting (virtual) role and applicants from the Studio City, CA area are highly desired. This role requires a US Citizenship.

  • Developing and running SQL scripts to maintain operations and performance of the databases

  • Providing guidance and support to Application Developers

  • Creating database instances and other database objects

  • Assisting with schema design, code review, SQL query tuning

  • Tuning and upgrading DBMS installations

  • Writing and deploying SQL patches

  • Upgrading and improving application schema and data upgrades

  • Installing and upgrading the database server and application tools

  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system

  • Modifying the database structure, as necessary, from information given by application developers

  • Enrolling users and maintaining system security

  • Ensuring compliance with database vendor license agreement

  • Controlling and monitoring user access to the database

  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database

  • Maintaining archived data

  • Backing up and restoring databases

  • Generating various reports by querying from database as per need

  • Maintain the integrity of data/data records.

  • Know and utilize tools to assist in the management of the database and transaction processing environment

  • Work to ensure regulatory compliance (HIPAA, etc.) in all aspects of data utilization and information access.

  • Document all processes and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT field or 8+ years of equivalent work experience

  • Three to five years of experience with MS SQL Server database administration

  • Understanding, and experience managing relational database environments

  • Knowledge of database theory and database design

  • Knowledge of structured query language (SQL), e.g. SQL/PSM or Transact-SQL

  • General understanding of distributed computing architectures, e.g. Client–server model

  • General understanding of MS operating system

  • General understanding of storage technologies and networking

  • General understanding of routine maintenance, recovery, and handling failover of a database

  • Development of RDBMS Stored Procedures and Triggers for complex client/server applications

  • Familiarity with data warehouse concepts including distributed databases

  • Experience with data management and data processing flowcharting techniques

  • Knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices

  • Ability to professionally communicate: written, oral, and in presentation.

  • Technical documentation skills

  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail

  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a quick-changing environment

Desired experience:

  • Experience with multiple versions of MS SQL Server from 2000 through 2019

Additional Requirements:

Position is subject to satisfactory completion of a background/reference check and drug test. A valid driver’s license is also required for this position.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time, walk, use hands and fingers to handle objects such as: tools, or controls to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, hand and power tools, and other computer components; reach with hands and arms; balancing; stooping; bending or crouching in tight spaces; talking and hearing. The employee must be able to safely lift / carry and / or move moderately heavy objects such as computers and peripherals that may weigh up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal but can be load in server/colocation environments.

  • EOE M/F/D/V/SO

ID: 2021-2429

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