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Robert Half International Database Administrator in Paramus, New Jersey


Let the friendly staff at Robert Half Technology help you embark on a career in the Pharmaceutical industry as a Database Administrator who loves solving complex problems with multiple layers. This position would be a great fit for an efficient problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making skills. The long-term temporary-to-full-time Database Administrator position will be in Paramus, New Jersey.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Reduce false alarms to a minimum by configuring database monitoring utilities

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

  • Provide guidance on database design, tuning options, and other possible issues

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

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

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


  • Prior experience in production and on-call environments

  • Strong knowledge of relational database management systems

  • General familiarity with storage and server hardware required

  • Aptitude for adjusting queries to improve performance

  • 3+ years of database experience

  • MySQL experience preferred

  • SQL Server Reporting Services experience desired

  • Strong familiarity with data warehousing

  • Relevant background in building and maintaining documentation

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Salary: $47.50 - $55.00 / Hourly

Location: Paramus, NJ

Date Posted: October 8, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 02710-0011478284

Staffing Area: Technology u0026 IT