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Robert Half International Database Administrator in Madison West, Wisconsin


Robert Half is partnering with a client to find a Part-time Database Administrator. This position is ideal for an ambitious problem solver who has highly tuned decision-making skills. The long-term contract / temporary Database Administrator position will be 100% remote. Ideally looking for someone 16-20 hours per week on daily schedule until end of 2021 with high liklihood to extend into 2022.

What you get to do every single day

  • Restore service to databases as outages happen, including after hours and on weekends

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

  • Maintain all database instances across development, staging, and production environments, handling installations and configurations as needed

  • Improve performance with the most effective solution, such as hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes

  • Baseline system performance and monitor for deviation, recommending and implementing improvements to slow running queries

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

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

    Requirements - General familiarity with storage and server hardware required

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

  • Relevant background in building and maintaining documentation

  • Aptitude for adjusting queries to improve performance

  • 7+ years of database experience

  • Strong knowledge of relational database management systems

  • Database Administration experience preferred

  • SolarWinds experience desired

  • Microsoft SQL Server experience required

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Azure

  • Adeptness in Batch Processing

  • SQL Server Clustering experience

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