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Robert Half Database Administrator in BELLWOOD, Illinois

Description Robert Half is looking for a Database Administrator who loves the challenge of solving problems with multiple layers of complexity. This position would be a great fit for an efficient problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making skills. The opening for a long-term contract / temporary Database Administrator is available in Bellwood, Illinois.

What you get to do every single day

  • Configure database monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms

  • Verify that SLA objectives for database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are met in design and execution

  • Install, configure, and maintain all relational database instances across development, staging, and production environments

  • Suggest solutions for database design, tuning options, and other potential issues

  • Find the most effective solution for increasing performance, including purchasing hardware and making changes to the server configuration or index/query

  • Establish the baseline for system performance and detect deviation, suggesting and executing improvements to slow running queries

  • Restore databases as service outages occur, including after hours and weekends Requirements

  • 4+ years of database experience

  • Experience building and maintaining documentation

  • Working knowledge of storage and server hardware required

  • Microsoft SQL Server Database experience

  • Database Migration experience highly desired

  • UNIX experience

  • Progress experience preferred

  • Previous experience in production environments and being on-call

  • Solid grasp of relational database management systems

  • Experience tuning queries to improve performance

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