SQL Server DBA in Houston, TX
** Local Candidates only please **
We have an excellent long-term contract opportunity for an experienced SQL Database Administrator with a client in South Houston.
This individual will assist in the support and administration of over 170 installations of Window’s Server. This individual will work with a team of programmers to support the various database and application systems across multiple environments. They will apply relational database theory and data normalization to proactively protect the database environment and is focused on the stability of the overall computing infrastructure. Researching and troubleshooting known issues, in a professional and reactive manner, to complete resolution including communication with supervisor throughout the process. Proactive monitoring of the systems, interfaces and application performance to avoid downtime. Design and develop database structures, tables and SQL procedures. On call 24/7, Thursday evening change controls at 6:00PM may be mandatory and limited weekend work is required. Performs Disaster Recovery on MS SQL platforms.
Conducting all business activities and actions with integrity, honesty and in accordance with the highest standards of business ethics as outlined in Business Ethics and Conduct Policy.
Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with customers and continually seeking feedback and information to improve products and services.
Fostering collaboration and cooperation among team members and across teams to achieve business results. Freely share resources and work constructively and flexibly in teams across functions and areas.
Seeking opportunities to improve business results in a proactive rather than reactive manner; taking action with minimal to no direction.
Assessing a situation or problem using conceptual, analytical, critical, and creative thinking; utilizing systemic and systematic methodologies, processes, technology and tools to analyze a problem or situation, breaking it apart into smaller pieces and identifying patterns or connections between situations; identifying alternatives and effective solutions; making knowledgeable decisions for the overall good of company.
Seeing business as a whole not from a narrow or functional perspective; understanding how decisions and actions within own area impact other areas; understanding linkages and interdependencies among processes; considering long-term and short-term implications of decisions and taking actions accordingly.
Proficient to expert level expertise in Windows NT/ 2000/ 2003, Windows XP. Over 3 years of experience with being the primary DBA supporting Microsoft SQL Server in a 24/7 environment (with at least 1000 users is preferred). Support of the databases in Development, Staging and Production like environment a plus.
Last edited by itstaffing; 05-05-2006 at 12:42 PM.
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