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17 Oct 2022

Temporary Sr. SQL DBA

Hornet Staffing – Posted by Hornet Staffing Anywhere

Job Description

Job Type: Contract

Contract length: 06 Months

Job Description:

  • A SQL DBA (or database administrator) manages the SQL server to successfully store, organize, and access data.
  • SQL Server DBAs usually oversee a team of SQL developers and need to be skilled with computer programming, software engineering, and data architecture and management.
  • SQL DBAs analyze an organization’s data management, input, and security needs, and help develop tools that support data access and information security.
  • While the SQL DBA only writes code on occasion, they do play an important role in optimizing SQL queries and oversee backups and audits to ensure that SQL databases remain accessible, secure, and stable.

Essential functions:

  • Participate in disaster recovery design, testing and execution
  • Monitor and evaluate database performance and adjust database configuration as appropriate
  • Provide technical leadership to other DBAs
  • Design process for database change management issues related to environment migration
  • Make complex physical changes to current databases, often this requires working after hours
  • Maintain operational documentation (e.g., procedures, task lists, architecture blueprints)
  • Provide subject matter expertise to corporate projects and initiatives
  • Work with users and IT partners to understand requirements for a physical database design
  • Provide database consulting expertise to corporate projects and initiatives
  • Address customer concerns and issues related to database management
  • Evaluate database performance and adjust configuration appropriately
  • Provide production support for outages, restore/recovery events
  • Optimize implementation of system design in order to optimize performance and effectiveness while realizing the optimum technical issues.
  • Write basic programming/scripts


  • Knowledge of and experience with IT industry database technologies, hardware architecture, operating systems, third party database tools, performance monitoring tools and backup and recovery concepts; database systems development practices and n-tier application architecture and related web technologies.
  • Operational experience implementing and maintaining a database including backup and recovery procedures
  • Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of the operating system’s features, functions and behaviors.
  • Knowledge of and experience using project management methodologies and its concepts and tools as a project member and or functional leader.
  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency in the following: SQL programming; use and support of at least one relational database such as Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, LDAP or IMS; entity relationship modeling using an ER tool; multi-dimensional modeling; translating strategic IT user requirements into specific database capabilities.
  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency in the design, development and implementation of the following: large database environments for decision support and OLTP; parallel database environments for scalability and high availability and business applications (e.g., ERP, CRM) with integrated database technologies.
  • Ability to work flexible hours in order to perform database administration tasks.
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluation alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.
  • Experience as a System Administrator and/or Developer
  • Healthcare industry knowledge.
  • Experience using Agile methodology”


  • 7 or more year’s professional experience as a Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
  • Working knowledge of DISA STIG implementation for SQL Server and JSM audit submissions
  • Migration experience & working knowledge of SQL Server 2019
  • Hands on experience with troubleshooting & performance tuning within SQL Server
  • Windows clustering experience A PLUS
  • Cloud/Azure experience a PLUS

Working knowledge of tera databases is A PLUS

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please send your resume directly to Lory Weir at lory@hornetstaffing.comYou can view all of our open positions at

Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 39 days.

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