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Hermitage,  TN 37076
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Conexess Group is looking for a Mid-Senior SQL Server to DBA to join on our large Nashville clients. This position will be a contract to hire position. This position will be responsible for the design, creation, maintenance, backup, restore, and upgrade of MS SQL Server databases, majority within Clustered environment utilizing SQL Server 2012, 2014, and 2016.

This position will also be responsible for the uptime, performance, and overall health of all SQL Servers and supporting systems/infrastructure, as well as ensuring system integrity, monitoring/establishing security protocols.


Day to Day:

  • Design, implement, maintain and upgrade multiple SQL Server databases
  • Control user access to databases and ensure connectivity to databases
  • Identify performance problems and modify databases to improve performance
  • Administer database backups and develop disaster recovery procedures as needed
  • Maintain SQL Servers in a Clustered Environment, including initial installation
  • Work with vendors in evaluating and implementing new technologies
  • Technical lead on projects that potentially span multiple teams of engineers
  • Managing and adhering to systems life cycle processes and best practices
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Qualifications/Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field preferred
  • Experience in a 24/7/365, multi-tiered production environment with very large databases
  • 5+ years of experience as a SQL Server DBA
  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
  • Solid understanding of high availability architectures such as Clustering, AlwaysOn and Storage Area Networks
  • Well versed with writing and tuning T-SQL procedures and SSIS packages
  • Installation and design of Reports using SQL Server Reporting Services
  • PowerShell experience
  • AWS\Azure knowledge
  • Professional demeanor and strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Good technical documentation skills
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a challenging environment


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