Robert Half Database Administrator in MILFORD, Connecticut
Description Robert Half is seeking a Database Administrator who loves the challenge of solving problems with multiple layers of complexity to join a company in the Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance field. This may be the position for you if you are a skilled problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making abilities. This long-term contract / temporary opportunity for a Database Administrator is in Milford, Connecticut.
Your responsibilities in this role
Determine the best way to improve performance, whether through hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes
Establish the baseline for system performance and detect deviation, suggesting and executing improvements to slow running queries
Restore service to databases as outages happen, including after hours and on weekends
Verify that SLA objectives for database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are met in design and execution
Configure database monitoring utilities to avoid false alarms
Install, configure, and maintain all relational database instances across development, staging, and production environments
Advise on database design, tuning options, and other potential issues Requirements - Storage and server hardware experience a plus
4+ years of database experience
Strong knowledge of relational database management systems
Prior experience adjusting queries to enhance performance
Relevant background in building and maintaining documentation
Strong familiarity with SQL Queries
Expertise in SQL Loader
MySQL experience desired
Experience in production environments and willingness to be on-call Technology Doesn't Change the World, People Do.®
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available including medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance. Employees hired for our FTEP Program are also eligible to enroll in our company’s 401(k) or deferred compensation plan (if eligible). FTEP employees also earn paid time off for vacation, personal needs, and sick time and paid holidays. The amount of Choice Time Off (CTO) received varies based on years of service and is pro-rated based on the hours worked per week. A new FTEP employee earns up to 13 days of CTO and up to 10 paid holidays per calendar year. Learn more at roberthalfbenefits.com/Resources.