Job Summary

SQL Database Administrator

  • Location:
    Houston , Texas
  • Salary:
    90000 $ - 100000 $ / Year
  • Category:
    Database Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

SQL Database Administrator - DBA
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.
The Database Administrator ( DBA ) 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.
DBA 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.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to are listed below:

  • Works closely with Enterprise Architect and Developers to provide optimum solutions for database and BI.
  • Carries out regular maintenance work and troubleshooting when problems arise.
  • Monitors the performance and growth of the database and optimizes performance (manages indexes, reviews stored procedures, etc).
  • Building ETL processes and packages for data syncing and transmission.
  • Designs and implements a security plan for databases by specifying appropriate access for users, developing plans/policies to monitor and prevent inappropriate access.
  • Assists Developers in developing tables, queries, stored procedures, etc.
  • Provides information on optimizing database performance.
  • Works with PMO to setup appropriate testing.
  • Moves database changes into production environment.
  • Designs organization-wide views and custom reports.
  • Manages disaster recovery and plans for possible failure modes by developing and monitoring maintenance plans and backups.
  • Keeps up with current technology and develops solutions for company’s future growth.
  • Maintains documentation on database (policies/procedures, backups, access, moving changes to production, specifications / functional, technical documents and ERD diagrams).
  • Maintains documentation on setup specifics (users, rights, etc.)


  • 4 year degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or related field.
  • 3+ years of SQL Server Database Administration.
  • 2+ 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.


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