SQL Server/Azure Database Administrator

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #32724

SQL Server/Azure Database Administrator

  • Local Richmond, VA candidates only, please.
  • This is a hybrid position. Candidates will be expected to report on site in Richmond, VA 3 days per week.

Job Description:

  • The client’s Information Technology Division (ITD) is seeking a senior SQL Server database / Azure database administrator to join the Oracle/SQL Server Database Administration Team in the Enterprise Data Management section.
  • The selected candidate will administrator and support SQL Server databases throughout the agency.


  • Monitor databases to maintain/ensure database uptime and availability.
  • Troubleshoot application/database issues related to connectivity, access, security and etc.
  • Tune long running SQL
  • Review & refine existing database tasks and processes to better align with agency/group priorities.
  • Leverage & utilize O/S scripting utilities in support of database maintenance/diagnosis/support.
  • Review the existing database implementation and propose, execute, and/or direct necessary changes.
  • Perform SQL Server installations (2012,2014,2016 w/ failover clustering).
  • Support SQL Server databases (administration, support, tuning).
  • Knowledgeable of data modeling principals
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Independently perform a variety of complicated tasks.
  • Work with a team of Oracle & SQL Server DBAs.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both speaking and in writing.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • SQL Server Database Management Required 5 Years
  • SQL Server Tuning Required 2 Years
  • Experience working with SSIS, SSRS & SSAS Required 2 Years
  • Coding & debugging Transact SQL Nice to have 2 Years
  • Expertise in installing, upgrading, patching and migrating SQL Server databases Required 3 Years
  • DB Administration on Azure Cloud Required 2 Years
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