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IBM System Database Administrator - SQL Server in Austin, Texas


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Your Role and Responsibilities

This is Microsoft SQL server database administrator role responsible for installation, configuration, backup/restore, and maintenance of SQL server databases. Additional responsibilities included in this role are:

1)Monitoring and optimization of the database performance and database replication 2) MS SQL server database software upgrades and patching. 3) security configuration of the database and management of access and permissions to the databases 4) Modification of the database structure 5) Allocation of system storage for the database 6) report generation using database queries 7) Windows administration

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 4 years of experience Microsoft SQL Server database administrator

  • Excellent English communication skills.

  • Physical DBA Support of Microsoft SQL Server Support for at least 3 of the following verions (2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017)

  • Installation of SQL Server

  • Upgrade/Service Pack Application

  • Database creation

  • Backup/Recovery strategy and implementation (database backups, transaction log backups)

  • Database Optimization

  • SQL Security

  • Data Transformation Services (DTS) / SSIS

  • SQL Server Alerts

  • T-SQL scripting

  • Mirroring design/configuration

  • Cluster Administrator

  • Performance Monitor

  • Knowledge of operating systems, storage, and networking

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

    • 8+ years of experience
    • Tivoli Data Protection for SQL Server (TDP)
    • SQL Server database migration to SQL Database in the cloud
    • SQL Server DMV - Dynamic Management View skills
    • Azure SQL Server
    • SQL/OS Auditing
    • Replication design/configuration
    • SQL Clustering design/configuration
    • Log shipping design/configuration
    • Maintenance plan configuration
    • Oracle database experience is a plus

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

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Location Statement

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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