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Robert Half Database Administrator in Plano, Texas

Description Do you love solving problems with multiple layers of complexity? Robert Half is looking for a Database Administrator who can contribute their problem-solving skill set to various challenges. If you are an efficient problem solver with highly tuned decision-making skills, this may be the position for you. The Database Administrator will be located in Plano, Texas and is a long-term contract / contract / temporary to permanent opportunity.

What you get to do every day

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

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

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

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

  • Ensure database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are designed and executed to meet SLA objectives

  • 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 Requirements - Storage and server hardware knowledge a plus

  • Solid grasp of relational database management systems

  • Proficient at adapting queries to enhance performance

  • Experience developing and supporting documentation

  • Prior experience in production and on-call environments

  • Indexing experience

  • Database Tuning experience

  • Proven knowledge of SQL Database

  • Indexing experience

  • Experience with Failover Clustering

  • Tuning performance measurement experience required

  • 4+ years of database experience Technology Doesn't Change the World, People Do.®

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