SQL Database Administrator

$120,000 - $140,000 yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:107396

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Job Description
Want to grow your career with one of the fastest growing industries? LaSalle Network is partnered with a top Chicago-based client looking to hire a SQL Database Administrator their team.

The SQL Database Administrator will be responsible for maintenance and support of the SQL Server database environment. We are looking for individual contributors that can own this responsibility and help build creative solutions.

SQL Database Administrator:
  • Provide end to end ownership and accountability for the service delivery, maintenance and support of the global enterprise database platforms and infrastructure
  • Design, build, manage, optimize, support and maintain the Microsoft Azure cloud environments including licensing, compliance, portal management and global administration
  • Build, maintain and audit all related documentation as it relates to policies, standards, processes, procedures, topologies/diagrams, configuration, training, service records, support contacts, disaster recovery and backup/recovery
  • Responsible for software and hardware upgrades including ongoing security patching and vulnerability remediation according to established policies and standards
  • Proactively and reactively identify and remediate database performance issues through monitoring and systems testing, using the appropriate administration tools and utilities
  • Provide Tier 3 technical expertise and support and act as escalation point for the IT Service Center and Managed Service Providers to review and resolve technical issues through completion, including root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide operational support as needed, which may include off hours
  • Adhere to and participate in the current and future IT Service Management processes including, but not limited to incident, problem and change control procedures
  • Other projects or duties as assigned

SQL Database Administrator:
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field and 3+ years working experience and proficiency with designing, supporting, maintaining and administering MS SQL Database servers or 4+ years of on-the-job experience in the above areas in lieu of bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2016, SQL Server 2019 and/or Azure SQL Database
  • Experience with supporting technologies such as performance tuning and query optimization
  • Knowledge of database architecture and maintenance, such as virtualization, log shipping, backup/recovery, high availability groups, capacity planning, DR/resiliency, AlwaysOn and clustering
  • Proficiency or working knowledge managing and supporting public cloud environments such as Microsoft Azure and/or Oracle OCI
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical support, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across teams in a high performing and matrixed team environment
  • Deliver solutions to standards and architectures required to achieve resiliency, security and scalability through automation
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, change and competing priorities to drive results in a collaborative and efficient manner without sacrificing quality or deviating from standards and procedures
  • Demonstrated commitment to a high level of customer service with stakeholders
  • Must possess a continuous improvement mindset with a demonstrated ability to identify and implement improvements that align with IT and business goals
  • Passion for excellence, with an unwavering desire to improve and inspires others to do the same

Thank you,

Kelsey Gonzalez
Team Lead
LaSalle Network

Keywords and Related Terms: SQL , SQL Server , DBA , Azure
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.