Database Administrator

Robert Half Technology Westfield, NJ
Ref ID: 02760-0010533818

Classification: Database Administration

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half Technology is partnering with a desirable company to find a Database Administrator with problem solving experience. This position would be a great fit for an efficient problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making skills. The opening for a full-time Database Administrator is available in Westfield, New Jersey. What you get to do every single day - Configure monitoring utilities for databases to keep false alarms to a minimum - Manage all database instances across development, staging, and production environments, handling installation, configuration, and maintenance - Find the most effective solution for increasing performance, including purchasing hardware and making changes to the server configuration or index/query - Baseline system performance and monitor for deviation, recommending and implementing improvements to slow running queries - Make suggestions regarding database design, tuning options, and other potential issues - Ensure the design and execution of database server topology, configuration, and maintenance meet SLA objectives - Restore databases as service outages occur, including after hours and weekends
- Working knowledge of storage and server hardware required - MySQL experience desired - Knowledge of SQL - Previous experience with production and on-call environments - Relevant background in building and maintaining documentation - Strong knowledge of relational database management systems - 4+ years of database experience - Skilled at making improvements to query performance

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