Cloud SQL Server DBA

TEKsystems, Inc
October 31, 2019
Sacramento, CA
Job Type


Specific responsibilities may include the following:

  1. SQL Server
  • Designing and maintaining of data and database solutions;
  • Identify, maintain, and audit database standards, best practices, and processes;
  • Database installation and configuration (2012, 2014 and 2016 versions);
  • Design, configure and maintain HA/DR solutions (AlwaysOn, FCI, Log Shipping, Replication);
  • Performance Tuning and System Optimization.
  1. Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Understand Microsoft Azure architecture in general, be Subject Matter Expert on the cloud database offerings, their differences and limitations;
  • Provide strategic design and consultancy for Cloud database services;
  • Perform research on an enterprise Cloud SQL architecture, partner with DB architect in defining standards and best practices.
  1. Azure SQL Database
  • Migration of SQL server databases from on-premise to Azure IAAS/PAAS;
  • Expertise in architecting and implementing HA/DR solutions for SQL server databases running on Azure;
  • Establish database standards for operations, upgrades, migrations and onboarding new applications and/or clients;
  • Implement cloud security models along with data masking, de-identification and encryption methodologies, establish appropriate end-user access control levels;
  • Implement database technology policies, and procedures for maximum systems uptime;
  • Support day-to-day operations and management of an enterprise level production database in the cloud;
  • Perform applications database administration functions including SQL code review, performance analysis, query tuning, database application design, physical data modeling, and developer support.


  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years relevant work experience in a software development environment
  • 4+ years of work experience performing Database Development and Administration duties on SQL Server databases
  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience with implementing and administering SQL Server databases in the Microsoft Azure
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with Azure Site Recovery
  • Strong understanding of logical and physical data modeling and using tools such as ER/Studio or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of database standards and best practices
  • Demonstrated proficiency in T-SQL (queries, Stored Procedures, User-Defined Functions, Views, Indexes, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in the area of database/query performance tuning
  • Development experience in Java (J2EE) and/or .NET
  • Familiarity with prevalent SDLC methodologies and ability to work in an agile environment


  • Experience performing Database Administrator duties on Oracle (11g, 12c)
  • Experience with Data Warehouses and High-Volume databases
  • Experience with Database ETL-s such as SSIS
  • Experience with Visual Studio .NET and/or Eclipse
  • Experience with version control software and related principles (tagging, branching, etc.)
  • Configuration/Build management experience, including knowledge of InstallShield

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

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