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Company: Flux
Location: Vancouver, WA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board






Database Administrator 3 (N-IT)



Flux is currently seeking a Database Administrator 3 (N-IT) to join our project team onsite with our client in Vancouver, WA. This Database Administrator position will work within the Software Infrastructure & Support Services organization. This position will assist in maintaining a SQL Server enterprise environment, providing support for dozens of highly available SQL Server clusters in a secure multi-network environment. 


Position Responsibilities include:


  • With oversight and approval by the Manager:
  • Perform Enterprise Database Administration tasks within Microsoft SQL environments, including:
    • Install and configure Database Management Systems (DBMS)
    • Stay current on available DBMS patches and apply them as needed.
    • Backup and recovery
    • Monitor DBMS for potential issues such as amount of storage space consumed, access time statistics, and frequencies of reads and writes that may impact operations.
    • Performance Tuning
    • SQL Server Instance Security Management
    • Implement and maintain real-time and batch database replication.
    • Command line database management using:
    • Microsoft SQL – ISQL, OSQL, SQLCMD, BCP
    • Install and utilize command line and GUI management tools to provide monitoring, administration and configuration management on Microsoft SQL database engine.
    • SQL Server Management Studio
    • SQL Server Profiler
    • Create and/or maintain documentation relating to DBA processes and procedures.
    • Write and/or maintain PowerShell scripts to automate processes such as monitoring/alarming on volume growth, performance bottlenecks, batch scheduling, and connectivity failures.
    • Analyze the Windows Server and/or DBMS and CCN environment for processing and performance tuning as well as recommend required system modifications.
    • Provide developer and end-user support for databases including maintaining existing views and procedures, performance tuning, and troubleshooting database problems as needed.
    • SQL Server Instance consolidation
  • Model databases both OLTP and OLAP
  • Reverse engineer a database to be able to effectively mine the data and report on the results
  • Create complex stored procedures from user requirements
  • Provide effective performance tuning for SQL stored procedures
  • Implement and administer Microsoft SQL Server in a Windows cluster environment.
  • Create custom reports using SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Perform Windows Server administration:
    • Software installation
    • Monitor server for problems and availability.
    • Patching
    • Active Directory
    • Clustering
    • Automation of administrative tasks, such as backups and monitoring, using PowerShell
    • Provide Windows Server support for users including maintaining privileges, installing applications, performance tuning, and troubleshooting problems as needed.
  • Develop, facilitate and maintain documentation of procedures and processes used in the development, integration and deployment, triage, troubleshooting and implementation of corrections to all supported systems.
    • Provide regular and frequent updates to documentation of processes in team’s toolset
    • Track system additions and changes and maintain related documentation.
    • Provide a sustainable IT infrastructure by supplying cross training and functional documentation
  • Participate in project and/or technical meetings as requested by manager to provide technical recommendations from a DBA perspective on the risks, impacts and strategies related to process and project decisions.
  • Communicate with a wide variety of technical and business experts, within as well as outside vendors, in both individual and group settings using email, self-generated documentation and presentations.


Position Requirements:


  • Bachelor of Science in Information/Computer Technology or a related technical discipline is preferred.

10+ years of experience in Computer/Information Technology or related field is required.


Technical Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience in administering Microsoft SQL Server
  • DBMS installation and patching
  • Backup and recovery
  • Monitoring
  • Patching
  • Performance Tuning
  • Security
  • Mirroring
  • Reporting – SQL Server:
    • Reporting Services
  • Report Builder
  • Business Intelligence Design Studio
  • Integration Services
  • SQL Server and Database Administration:
  • Certified Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later
  • Microsoft SQL – sqlcmd, bcp, etc.
  • OLTP and OLAP data modeling
  • Assist in designing and implementing changes to a complex database environment as requested.
  • Database consolidation strategies
  • SQL Server remote management


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Certified Microsoft SQL Server DBA (SQL 2012 or newer)
  • Knowledge of Windows server (2012 or newer) failover clustering
  • Knowledge of Windows server (2012 or newer) operating systems
  • Experience with Database Design and Development, to include:
    • Data modeling
    • Ability to create stored procedures from user requirements
    • Ability to effectively performance tune SQL stored procedures
  • SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) tools
    • SQL Server Analysis Services
    • SQL Server Integration Services
    • SQL Server Reporting Services
    • SQL Server Data Tools
    • SQL Server Report Builder
    • Business Intelligence Design Studio
    • Visual Studio
  • Experience with Database Management Tools:
    • Microsoft SQL –  SQL Server Management Studio and SQL Profiler
    • Certified Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or later and/or MySQL 5.x or equivalent DBA experience desired
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008 or Newer
    • Windows Server administration or Software installation
    • Microsoft Remote Desktop.
    • Windows Server Failover Clustering
    • Utilize Microsoft Office tools to document processes and procedures.
    • Automation using Windows PowerShell or VBScript
    • Remote management tools. Such as Microsoft Remote Desktop.
    • Software installation
    • Monitor server for problems and availability.
    • Patching
    • Active Directory
    • Clustering

General programming skills (scripting / PowerShell / .NET / SMO)


Flux Resources, LLC is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and we are committed to engaging with diverse populations. It is our priority to be a leader in creating a workforce that represents the citizens we serve. While providing EEO self-identification information is voluntary, we encourage you to do so as it is pertinent to our commitment of creating a diverse workforce.

All candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

FLUX Resources, LLC. wants to ensure applicants who apply for jobs electronically are informed of their equal employment opportunity (EEO) protections as part of the application process through the EEO is the Law and Supplement to EEO is the Law posters.  In addition, you can review the prescribed pay transparency nondiscrimination provision.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran you have the right to request an accommodation, which can be done by e-mailing us at accommodations@workwithflux.com and providing us with your name and contact information

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