Principal SQL Server Database Administrator

Atlanta, GA

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Database Administration, Telephony, Microsoft SQL Server, PowerShell, Visual Basic, SQL, Windows, Big Data, Shell Scripting, NoSQL, Solarwinds

Location : Atlanta


Job Description:


  • Understand and apply advanced database administration, management and performance tuning techniques specific to SQL Server
  • Proactively identify trends in SQL statements and provide recommendation for efficient use of resources
  • Proactively identify resource requirements to ensure high availability of database systems
  • Provide technical advice and expertise to less senior staff members
  • Provide 24x7 on call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members
  • Provide advanced technical troubleshooting for applications and database systems with emphasis on root cause analysis


Ability to perform the following:

  • Participate in design and application review sessions, assist with definition of computing standards and recommend policies related to those standards
  • Research solutions to various business and technical problems, evaluate alternatives and be able to present recommendations and justifications to management
  • Configure and tune hardware and software to insure optimum performance and resource utilization
  • Develop advanced shell scripts, SQL scripts in support of database operations
  • Enforce Security policies and procedures on databases
  • Write and maintain documentation describing changes and modifications to all systems and databases
  • Perform exports, backups, restores, refreshes and data extracts as required
  • Act as technical liaison in support for database related project activities
  • Develop strong working knowledge of key applications and their interaction with the database