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Kforce SQL Server Systems Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Kforce has a client in search of a SQL Server Systems Engineer in Atlanta, GA.Key Tasks:

  • Technical focal point for all issues relating to Microsoft SQL Database Management Systems (DBMS) in coordination with other technicians

  • Install, configure, provision, operate and administer database management systems and their related software as well as backend storage server and hardware platforms

  • Perform capacity and performance trending

  • Design, install, monitor, maintain and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability

  • Provide support to the development and implementation of database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases including software updates

  • Provide technical expertise in support of the design of complex physical data models that describe the structure for data storage, data indexing, data manipulation, and data retrieval applications

  • Work with system owners and project managers to develop and implement complex querying and report solutions

  • Communicate regularly with the development team, business and operations teams to ensure the security and confidentiality of data; Responsible for the availability, reliability and integrity of business data stored in production databases

  • Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or Mathematics preferred

  • At least 7 years advanced experience in Microsoft SQL Server database installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, security, performance tuning, and high availability strategies (physical as well as VMware platform)

  • Experience defining hardware requirements and storage capacity planning for development, testing, QA and production for capacity planning and performance

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server backup and recovery strategies

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options

  • Demonstrated ability to perform problem identification, analysis and resolution on various DBMS (MS SQL, MySQL); Experience in managing 24/7 high availability production DBMS

  • Ability to design, develop, and document technical solutions, standard operating procedures and change requests

  • Microsoft Windows administration experience

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Database Administration) certification preferred

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours