iMethods is seeking a SQL Server DBA for a contract to full time hire opportunity with a healthcare client in the Atlanta market. Because this will eventually roll into a full time position, it will require candidates to live in or relocate to the Atlanta market.
Uses top-level expertise to extract specifications and to design, develop and modify complex database structures in a relational or object oriented environment. Implements data models and database designs, data access and table maintenance codes; resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues.
Designs, codes, benchmark tests, debugs and documents programs. Competent to work on all phases of database development and works as a member of a larger programming team.
Familiar with distributed computing environment, database-tuning methodologies, naming conventions, extraction, transformation and query methodologies. Ensures the integrity and security of enterprise data.
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the IS department. Is up to date on emerging techniques and technologies. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Must be able to lead problem solving efforts when mission critical systems are interrupted.
Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the enterprise databases.
Provides technical assistance to others as necessary. Provides production support in a 7 X 24 Tier 1 environment. Must be able to lead, engage and mentor others to achieve a very high level of database availability and integration. Performs related responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information management or related field and six years of database administration experience OR eight years of database administration experience without a degree.
Must be proficient in at least two enterprise level databases currently in production.
Must be able to lead, engage and mentor others to achieve a very high level of database availability and integration.
Must have good business skills.
Must be able to lead problem solving efforts when mission critical systems are interrupted.