Advantage Tech is looking for a SQL DBA.

The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and sustainment of the SQL Server environment, ensuring its operational readiness (security, health and performance), executing data loads, and performing data modeling in support of multiple development teams. In addition, they will be responsible for the upgrade and maintenance of all SQL servers.  Must be capable of working independently and collaboratively.

Job Responsibilities:

Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.

Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
Configure and maintain high-availability configuration and clustering
Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
Provide afterhours support for critical production systems.
Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.

Skills & Qualifications:

3+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required

Advance Knowledge of database structure & theory

Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Experience backing up and restoring databases using Avamar Backup Client.
Experience developing and troubleshooting SSIS packages using Microsoft BIDS and Visual Studio.
Experience with ETL jobs using PowerShell.
Experience writing and modifying Stored Procedures with Microsoft T-SQL.
Knowledge of High Availability (HA), Clustering and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Experience with SQL Service Reporting Services (SSRS)
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
Excellent written and verbal communication
Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
Ability to organize and plan work independently
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Experience and Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other related field.
3+ years SQL Server and DBA experience.
Microsoft certification a plus.


Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our consultants and clients. 

Please visit www.advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities.


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