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SQL Server Administrator in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 3/30/2019

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Job Description

Eliassen Group has an immediate job opening for a SQL Server Administrator Job with one of our premier clients in Washington, DC. We are seeking an experienced SQL Server Administrator with extensive IT skills and certifications. If you would like to work with one of the most recognizable brands in the US, then this job could be for you.

The SQL Server Administrator Job will support our client’s technology group.  The technology team provides creative, reliable solutions for our client’s internal and external customers. They provide global services including design, engineering, installation, dispatching, repair, outsourcing and consulting, and project management for a diverse base of network, radio, and applications services supporting information technology systems and networks in industries including finance and retail.

The SQL Server Administrator will: 

  • Provide technical and operational database administration for MS SQL Server in Dev, Test and Production environments
  • Apply database knowledge in the areas of physical database design, performance and tuning, backup and recovery procedures and general problem resolution
  • Support multiple servers and multiple databases of high complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of the data
  • Work with DBA team to develop, implement, and monitor standards and procedures to ensure optimum performance, scalability and reliability
  • Create and maintain scripts and documentation for all aspects of administration including database design, implementation, data scrubbing, encryption, disaster recovery, and participate in disaster recovery process
  • Perform system optimization and improvement planning, including, but not limited to, SQL Server database performance monitoring and analysis, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance and tuning to ensure maximum performance
  • Evaluate and interpret requirements to develop and implement appropriate technical solutions
  • Be part of on-call rotation, including nights and weekends as needed
  • Perform daily monitoring of servers to provide proactive issue resolution
  • Perform code reviews, identify potential issues to reduce technical debt and provide coding best practice recommendations

Qualifications Required Experience and Skills:

  • Hands-on support of large databases, including, but not limited to, availability monitoring, security, general database maintenance, extract- transformation-load, backup/recovery, documentation, and configuration
  • Experience with multi-node/multi-instance clusters preferred
  • Knowledge of hardware and its impact on SQL preferred
  • Proficient working knowledge of the SQL language
  • Remain up to date with latest SQL related technologies

To be considered, you must apply online now and submit your resume. We are actively monitoring all applies. Feel free to apply directly to

Apply below! And, thank you for partnering with Eliassen!

Job ID: 317649

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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