SQL Server Production DBASouth SeattleDirect Hire The Position: You will be responsible for administration of a mixture of SQL Server 2008 and 2016 servers representing approx. 7TB of data, with concentration around a 2016 Enterprise 3-node Availability Group. You will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of these. This is a hands-on position requiring strong technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Responsibilities Ensure all database servers are backed up to comply with business Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) Design and test backup procedures to ensure compliance with business Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends Configure SQL Server monitoring tools/utilities to optimally surface issues and minimize false alarms Continuously research new technologies and ways of addressing growth and need Identify and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O and disk space and other resource contention Document the company s database environmentQualifications Expert knowledge of and 5+ years of hands-on administration with combinations of SQL Server 2008 and above Expert knowledge of performance tuning/optimization and authoring complex procedures using T-SQL Significant experience with High Availability (specifically involving Availability Groups) and Disaster Recovery Significant experience with backups, restores and recovery models Experience managing security within the SQL environment Some experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory Beyond the usual mixture of excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to organize and plan work independently and effectively multitask between processes, projects and teams is essential Preferred Qualifications Basic PowerShell use as it relates to SQL Server Experience configuring and maintaining SSRS Some experience setting up/managing a data warehouse Involvement with the MSSQL Server Community; membership in PASS, active in forums or newsgroups Certification is a plus: MCTS, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, MVP Someone who integrates will into a team and plays well with others is highly desired!