Job ID :
Company :
Internal Postings
Location :
columbia, SC
Type :
Duration :
12 Months
Status :
Openings :
Posted :
7 years ago
Job Seekers, Please send resumes to

SQL DBA needed in Columbia, SC

Duration – 12 months plus extensions


Please make sure your canidadates have not been submitted to State of SC.  We must work with candidate with whom you hold the visa – there is no time for visa transfer.





- Troubleshoot and recommend technical solutions for customer issues related to database configuration and performance.

- Develop workaround solutions as appropriate.

- Monitor and assess current database systems and recommend hardware and software enhancements

- Act as technical resource for other IT analysts and business units by resolving complex database systems problems

- Escalate complex problems to other groups, Help Desk, or vendors for resolution or for support under maintenance agreements; oversee vendor work

- Install, configure, test, monitor, and maintain Database Server systems; install and configure application databases in collaboration with Network Administrrations and Application Support groups

- Perform Operating System and Database System upgrades and updates

- Lead and execute small projects

- Maintain familiarity with current DBMS and OS products

- Adhere to corporate information security guidelines and promote information security among coworkers

- Qualified candidate will be responsible for performing root cause analysis/resolution.

- Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.




- At least 5 years experience in Database Administration

- Expert on SQL Server Technologies, especially 2005 and 2008

- Experience with Windows Server 2003 and 2008

- Experience with High Avalibility clusters (Failover / Mirroring)

- Experience in performance monitoring for SQL Server / Windows environments

- Experience with VMware

- Hands-on technical knowledge of DBMS Technolgies and server operating systems

- Experience in developing and maintaining documentation for policies, procedures, and best practices.

- Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills a must.

- Able to conduct research into infrastructure issues and products as required.

- Leading effective team meetings

- Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

- Highly self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.

- Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

- Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.

- Strong customer service orientation.

- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.



Highly Preferred

- SQL Server 2005/2008

- Windows Server 2003/2008

- High Avaliability Clustering / Mirroring background

- Data Warehouse background

- VMware



- Familiarity with Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) and Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)

- SSIS/SSAS/SSRS support experience

- IBM OS / IDMS knowledge (additonal plus)