Database Administrator

Bolingbrook, IL | $100K | Job ID: 61958

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnering with one of the fastest growing logistics company looking to add a SQL Database Administrator to their team. If you're interested in joining a top tier team and having ownership of the Database Administrator function, this is the role for you. This individual will be responsible for monitoring and administration of their current database environment, as well as providing recommendations for future projects and initiatives. The SQL Database Administrator will also provide analytical and technical support for data warehouse activities. This is a direct hire, permanent position located in the suburbs of Chicago.  

SQL Database Administrator Responsibilities: 

  • Program and develop SQL scripts, tables, views, stored procedures, functions, triggers, constraints, etc. 

  • Design, architect, and build databases to support business requirements 

  • Responsible for analyzing, testing, debugging and repairing existing SQL based applications 

  • Responsible for the following SQL tasks: database upgrades/road map across environment, testing, disaster recovery, performance monitoring, tuning, security monitoring, and security maintenance 

  • Test changes to database and diagnose/troubleshoot database errors  

  • Maintain current and accurate documentation of existing, previous and planned database design 

  • Maintaining and refactoring legacy schemas and creating normalized tables 

  • Meeting with business stakeholders and other technical team members to gather and analyze application requirements 

  • Performing administrative, maintenance, backup, monitoring, and performance tuning tasks on the database 

  • Performs tasks related to technical support and maintenance of SQL Server including installation of new releases/patches of SQL Server and related client software 

  • Keeps current with software industry developments related to the SQL Server market and makes recommendations for continued improvements. Also performs product research and provides technological solutions.. 

  • Designing database solutions to satisfy business requirements 

  • Assisting Application Developers with the creation of queries and database functions, provide guidance on performance and optimization 

SQL Database Administrator Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required 

  • 3+ years SQL administrator experience with Microsoft SQL Server 

  • Understanding of relational, dimensional and multidimensional data modeling 

  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards 

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 

  • 1+ years supporting application development teams/projects 

  • Strong understanding of data modeling and database concepts 

  • Strong experience with SQL queries, stored procedures, views, security, maintenance, connection drivers, data providers, and scripting 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 

  • Must also demonstrate a sense of urgency, take initiative, sense of ownership of their work, and strong team player 


This is an exciting role for candidates looking for an opportunity to expand your skill set within a stable organization, play a key role in the development of data strategy/roadmaps, and take ownership of SQL Database Administrator tasks. If you would like to be considered for this role or similar opportunities, apply today! 



Kelsey Gonzalez 

Project Manager – Technology Services 


Keywords: Azure , ETL , SSIS , SSRS , SSAS , Oracle , AlwaysOn , C# , .NET technologies , BI platforms , SSAS , Tableau , SQL , Data , database , DBA 


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LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.