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Robert Half DBA in Florham Park, New Jersey

Description Are you looking for a position that will enhance your problem solving abilities? Robert Half currently has an opening for a Database Administrator who loves the challenge of solving problems with multiple layers of complexity. This may be the position for you if you are a skilled problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making abilities. The opening for a long-term contract / temporary to hire Database Administrator is available in Florham Park, New Jersey.

Major responsibilities

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

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

  • Handle the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all database instances across development, staging, and production environments

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

  • Monitor for deviation in baseline system performance, and advise on and execute improvements to slow running queries

  • Configure monitoring utilities for databases to keep false alarms to a minimum

  • Find the most effective solution for increasing performance, including purchasing hardware and making changes to the server configuration or index/query Requirements - Good understanding of relational database management systems

  • Relevant background in building and maintaining documentation

  • Working knowledge of storage and server hardware required

  • 4+ years of database experience

  • Aptitude for adjusting queries to improve performance

  • Microsoft SQL experience

  • Understanding of production environments and being on-call

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