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Software Development
SQL Server DBA
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Synergis | Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

SQL Server DBA

Location: Atlanta (Downtown)

Position Type: 6 month contract (W2 Contract Only) (renewable in 6 month to 1 year increments)

Our client in Atlanta, GA is looking for a SQL Server DBA (Production DBA) for an exciting opportunity to work with a strong team of DBAs as a Production Support DBA to support a large and dynamic group of applications to support our business.

As a SQL Server DBA will be responsible for:

This position interfaces closely with portfolio and business unit developers to design, implement, tune, and troubleshoot database solutions for new development projects, enhancements to existing solutions, and implementation of purchased vendor packages. A DBA ensures that proper creation, support, placement, performance and security are in place for data. Significant coordination is required with developers and infrastructure support groups for operating system upgrades, software upgrades, migrations, and hardware replacements.


Degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred

In-depth knowledge of DBMS related technologies (specifically SQL Server)

Job Responsibilities:

Develop and/or implement timely, cost effective, and high quality database solutions

Perform database maintenance, consisting of:

o DBMS and related software installs, upgrades and patches (including security patching)

o Logical and physical database design

o Structure modifications/schema management

o Database Reorganizations

o Space monitoring and management/Capacity planning

o Performance analysis and tuning (both at SQL and DBMS level)

o Data integrity checks and cleanup

o Database backups and recovery

o Disaster recovery

o Data loads

o Coding, maintaining and consulting on database procedures and triggers

o Troubleshooting DBMS and related problems

o Participate in on-call duty pager rotation

Consultation on database issues and tools with internal customers and other IT groups

Build and maintain relationships with customers, peers, staff and other IT groups

Provide project activities in compliance with the approved methodologies and standards

Provide root cause analysis, efficient production support and maintenance/enhancements for existing applications

Participate in special projects/assignments

Meet schedules and estimates for assigned tasks

Job Requirements:

In-depth knowledge of SQL Server (2008R2, 2012, 2014, 2016).

Knowledge of Clustering, Log shipping, Mirroring, and Always on a plus.

Understanding of database support for Biztalk, Sharepoint or BI (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS) a plus.

Experience with database support of System Center (SCCM, SCOM) is a plus.

Understanding of typical DBMS SOX controls is a plus.

Working knowledge of Windows platform including Scripting, editors, etc.

Working knowledge and understanding of software development technologies, methodologies, and associated tools

Working knowledge of application architectures (Web, Client Server, Batch, etc.)

Working knowledge of typical IT organization and business units


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Synergis

Synergis' programming team develops solutions that help integrate applications, reduce repetitive or time consuming tasks by understanding the unique challenges of leveraging technology to your advantage. Are you looking to improve your design time? Or reduce design errors and revisions? Or gain a competitive edge? How about eliminating redundant, value diminishing work processes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then why not let Synergis Technologies develop a solution to automate your sales or drawing creation. Our experts understand that each design environment is unique and sometimes requires more than an "out-of-the-box" solution. Therefore our programming services are designed to leverage your existing software tools, and streamline your work processes. Synergis Technologies' process automation experts have a proven track record for developing solutions that provide the following results: Lower labor costs by improving efficiency Provide faster delivery of proposals and detailed drawings Reduce errors and revisions in documentation and drawings Increase production capacity without increased labor force Leverage existing software and technologies Retain and document product knowledge Eliminate duplicate data entry by integrating multiple software packages To speak to our process automation experts, please call 800-836-5440.