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Robert Half International Database Administrator in HORSHAM, Pennsylvania


A company in the Pharmaceutical industry wants a Database Administrator who loves the challenge of solving problems with multiple layers of complexity. If this sounds like you, you don't want to miss this opportunity offered through Robert Half Technology. This may be the position for you if you are a skilled problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making abilities. The Database Administrator role is a long-term temporary opportunity and is situated in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

What you get to do every single day

  • Give advice on database design, tuning options, and other possible issues

  • Baseline system performance, monitor for deviation, and recommend and implement improvements to slow running queries

  • Verify that the design and execution of database server topology, configuration, and maintenance fulfill SLA goals

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

  • Figure out the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes

  • Manage all database instances across development, staging, and production environments, handling installation, configuration, and maintenance

  • Fix database service outages when they happen, which can include after hours and weekends


  • Familiarity with relational database management systems

  • Experience in production environments and willingness to be on-call

  • Prior experience adjusting queries to enhance performance

  • Experience developing and supporting documentation

  • Practical knowledge of storage and server hardware desired

  • 4+ years of database experience

  • Proficiency in JavaScript

  • Python experience required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Saml 2.0

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Salary: $40.00 - $50.00 / Hourly

Location: HORSHAM, PA

Date Posted: October 22, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 03720-0011529632

Staffing Area: Technology u0026 IT