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Senior Data Solutions Specialist

  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Salary:
    110000 $ - 120000 $ / Year
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  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

Senior Data Solutions Specialist
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing company that greatly values technology and innovation! Our client is investing heavily in their applications and infrastructure to assure future success. We are looking for talented, driven individuals that want to grow with the company in a top notch, supportive environment.
About the Role:
The Senior Data Solutions Specialist manages operation and security for all databases and associated items in Microsoft SQL.  This includes maintenance and support for healthy databases and working with software developers to design and develop databases, queries, etc. for storing business information such as product information and clients’ information.
The Senior Data Solutions Specialist will also manage, design and support Business Intelligence (BI) environment and technologies and will be analyzing data and making recommendations for future advancement of BI use.
The Day to Day:

  • Work closely with Enterprise Architect and Developers to provide optimum solutions for database and BI.
  • Carry out regular maintenance work and troubleshooting when problems arise.
  • Monitor the performance and growth of the database and optimize performance (manages indexes, reviews stored procedures, etc.).
  • Build ETL processes and packages for data syncing and transmission.
  • Design and implement a security plan for databases by specifying appropriate access for users, developing plans/policies to monitor and prevent inappropriate access.
  • Assist Developers in developing tables, queries, stored procedures, etc.
  • Provide information on optimizing database performance.
  • Work with PMO to setup appropriate testing.
  • Move database changes into production environment.
  • Design organization-wide views and custom reports.
  • Manage disaster recovery and plans for possible failure modes by developing and monitoring maintenance plans and backups.
  • Keep up with current technology and develops solutions for company’s future growth.
  • Maintain documentation on database (policies/procedures, backups, access, moving changes to production, specifications / functional, technical documents and ERD diagrams).
  • Maintain documentation on setup specifics (users, rights, etc.)

Your Background:

  • 4-year degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or related field.
  • 3+ years of SQL Server Database Administration.
  • 5+ years of Business Intelligence development.
  • Experience with SQL Server Reports Services (SSRS)
  • Expert understanding of database design concepts.
  • Expert understanding of SQL Server stored procedures and T- SQL programming.
  • Knowledgeable of Power BI and data warehousing.
  • Experience with Azure a plus.
  • Experience with NoSQL a plus.
  • Significant experience implementing security into SQL Server environments.
  • Intermediate level Production DBA skills and practical experience (indexing, database consistency checks, backups and recovery, security, etc.).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

If you are interested in this Senior Data Solutions Specialist role available in Houston, TX then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis IT go to If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact Daniel Bonilla by email (Email Address Withheld by Request).
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