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Robert Half Database Administrator in Somerville, Massachusetts

Description Robert Half is searching for a talented Database Administrator to support a company in the Insurance - Health industry. If you are an efficient problem solver with highly tuned decision-making skills, this may be the position for you. This long-term contract / temporary opportunity for a Database Administrator is in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Suggest solutions for database design, tuning options, and other potential issues

  • Verify that SLA objectives for database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are met in design and execution

  • Determine the best way to improve performance, whether through hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes

  • Restore databases as service outages occur, including after hours and weekends

  • Configure database monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms

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

  • Sr. SQL DBA with 10+ years of experience who has worked on SQL 2017-2019.

  • Experience with Always On, Read scale availability, performance tuning.

  • Understanding of PowerBI to administer PowerBI dashboards and Servers.

  • Familiarity with ETL/SSIS and OLAP/SSAS – understand how to tweak issues.

  • Exposure to Azure.

  • PowerShell scripting and monitoring tools in SQL Server.

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