OCTO – SQL Server DBA Master (607649)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 10/24/2019

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

Sr. level Microsoft SQL database administrator with extensive expertise in Microsoft 20082016 SQL database. The database engineer should possess 8+ years of hands on, enterprise level experience.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

Prior experience designing, documenting and coding Relational Databases (Required 8 years)
Prior Administration of Microsoft SQL Server versions 2008, 2012 and 2016 database systems. (Should possess all versions listed) (Required 8 years)
Hands on experience with Microsoft Database management systems (Required 8 years)
Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required 4 years)
Develops and enforces database administration and user standards and procedures; audits, modifies, and amends data in systems using SQL commands. (Required 3 years)
In-depth knowledge and hands on experience of database transaction log and backups (Required 8 years)
In-depth knowledge and hands on experience of database replication between multiple SQL Servers and remote sites (Required 5 years)
Assists Database Designers/Information System Analysts in the development and creation of SQL and Web-based databases and database systems (Required 8 years)
Manage deployment of SQL VM on virtual environment (Required 1 year)
16+ yrs SQL experience (Required 16 years)
16+ yrs designing and implementing reports and report interfaces (Desired)

Complete Description:

Program seeks a Sr. level Microsoft SQL database administrator with extensive expertise in Microsoft 2008-2016 SQL database. The database administrator will be part of a team supporting hundreds of databases in an enterprise virtual and cloud infrastructure. This position requires coordination with the customer, as well as a variety of technical personnel with different specialized skills. The team based environment is fast moving and has high expectations for quality of work and turnaround times. Candidate must have extensive knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows, Active Directory and SQL databases. Responsibilities: 1. Administers a Microsoft SQL Server versions 2008, 2012 and 2016 database systems 2. Expert knowledge of the Structured Query Language (SQL) environment with particular emphasis on planning, analysis, design and implementation of reports and report interfaces intended for the end user. 3. Develops and enforces database administration and user standards and procedures; audits, modifies, and amends data in systems using SQL commands 4. In-depth knowledge and hands on experience of database transaction log and backups 5. In-depth knowledge and hands on experience of database replication between multiple SQL Servers and remote sites 6. Assists Database Designers/Information System Analysts in the development and creation of SQL and Webbased databases and database systems 7. Hands on experience creates and maintains SQL Virtual Machines running at VMWare and Microsoft Hyper-V environment. 8. Manage deployment of SQL VM on virtual environment. 9. Hands on experience with Microsoft Database management systems. 10. In-depth knowledge and hands on experience of backup and restoration procedures for Microsoft SQL database systems 11. Hands on experience with Microsoft SQL database tuning and optimization 12. In-depth knowledge and hands on experience of database replication between multiple SQL Servers and remote sites 13. Over 5+ years of hands-on DBA support for SQL 2012 high availability architecture installations 14. Expert knowledge of SQL internals, networking, Tier 2 and Tier 3 application architecture 15. Ability to provide on-call and after hours support for deployments and patch fixes 16. Documentation skills are a huge plus

Responsibilities:

  1. Plans, organizes and implements projects in support of District’s growing information demands.
  2. Ensures the effective use of District resources.
  3. Contributes to policies for effective process planning as it relates to new requirements.
  4. Expert knowledge of the Structured Query Language (SQL) environment with particular emphasis on planning, analysis, design and implementation of reports and report interfaces intended for the end user.
  5. Participates in short-term tactical planning implementation.
  6. Contributes to long-term strategic planning.

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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