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Hire IT People, LLC
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Database Administrator

This Job was posted over 30 Days Ago on 07-27-2012

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State of Delaware

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new castle, DE

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6 Months

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Posted :

5 years ago

Job Seekers, Please send resumes to or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127



This Database Administrator is responsible for

administration of production, test and development databases.



The Database Administrator is responsible for data

analysis and database management. Database Administrators typically are

involved in maintenance, enhancement, designing of data dictionaries, physical

and logical database models, and performance tuning. Database Administrators

have a range of skills and knowledge of the utilities and production tools used

for data storage management to support the Application Team.


Years of Relevant Experience: 3 to 5 years

Preferred Education:

4 year college degree or equivalent technical study

Role Description:

All roles specified plus the following:

•Business systems analysis and design experience.

•Logical data modeling techniques.

•Production environment Tools/Utilities.

•Knowledgeable in data analysis and database management


•Execution of all responsibilities with little direct

supervision of Team Lead.

•Administration and scripting experience in SQLServer

2008 (r2 is preferable)

•Supervise performance tuning.

•Author shell scripts to perform back up, restore, and

monitoring tasks.

•Anticipate and resolve issues specific to the team.

•Determine time estimates and schedule for own work and

resolve issues in a timely manner.

•Identify and track issues, risks and action items.

• Experience with SQLServer 2008 or higher in a Microsoft

Cluster environment

• Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server

• A solid understanding of Multi-tiered Application


• An understanding of firewall concepts.

• Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday.

• May need to travel within the State of Delaware at

their own expense.

• Ability to flex schedule or work overtime as work load


• Should possess strong organizational and management

skills and be able to apply them while working on a large complex technical


• Must be able to communicate effectively both written

and verbally.

• Must be able to work with a team but also take

initiative on their own.

This is an ongoing position that will run at least until

the end of the fiscal year.


Experience with Administration of SQL Server 2008

Required 5 Years

Experience with SQLServer 2008 in a Microsoft Cluster


Required 2 Years

Work as a Production DBA

Required 3 Years

Work as a Development DBA

Required 3 Years

Work as a Test DBA

Required 2 Years

Experience with SQL Server 2008 R2

Highly desired 2 Years

Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Highly desired 2 Years

Experience migrating from DB2 to SQL Server 2008 and


Highly desired 2 Years

Prior work with Data Validation/compare tools

Highly desired 2 Years

Experience or exposure with SQL Server 2012

Desired 1 Years

Experience with Red Gate – Data Compare Tools

Desired 1 Years


Question 1

Is the candidate able to attend a round one, in-person


Question 2

If applicable, where has the candidate functioned as a

DBA during a migration from DB2 to SQL Server?

Question 3

Where has the candidate worked with Data Compare tools?

Which products were used?

Question 4

Where did the candidate gain knowledge of SQL Server 2012

Question 5

Over the last 5 years, what is the percentage breakdown

of the candidate’s work as a Production/Test/Development DBA?

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