Senior SQL DBA

Information Technology
in Orlando
, FL
Reference: 19-03298


This position will be responsible for providing support for production, development and test database systems for the client’s core business software. It will involve the development of software and processes that will integrate different computer systems. It will also include the design of databases, tables, etc.


  • Provide support for production, development, and test enterprise database systems
  • Implement databases with respect to organization, access methods and documentation
  • Analyze application database performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance
  • Follow best practices to ensure application database security
  • Perform regular reviews of database security and adjusts accordingly to ensure access and modification only by authorized users and/or applications
  • Implement procedures to ensure database tuning, capacity and future capacity planning
  • Develop and apply procedures for regular database backup; inclusive of method and backup frequency
  • Through regular monitoring and implementation of effective procedure, ensure complete backup and restore capabilities for database systems
  • Maintain database replication and automation tools
  • Proactively identify areas of degraded service levels, recommend improvements and implement fixes to stabilize and optimize database systems
  • Participate in evaluation and implementation of new and major enhancements of critical business applications
  • Provide 24/7 on-call support
  • Work to resolve outages that may occur and performing root cause analysis post outage
  • Proactively seek out educational opportunities to ensure long term growth for this position
  • Stay abreast of current and future industry trends in regards to database management technologies and application toolsets

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • 6+ years of IT experience
  • 5+ years of SQL Server DBA hands-on experience
  • 12 months of SQL Server 2016 hands-on experience
  • Experience working in a fast-paced production environment
  • Microsoft server configuration and management
  • Understanding of storage and security best practices
  • Knowledge in database architecture and design
  • Experience with database replication and data integration
  • Minimal travel required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS/Bachelor’s degree
  • Hospitality experience
  • Knowledge of ITIL best practices
  • 2 years of management experience within Hospitality IT department
  • 5-7 years related experience