GEHC – Database Engineer III

Information Technology
Chicago, Illinois
Job ID:
Anuj Chetri

We have an immediate opening for a “Sql server developer” for a 12 months contract assignment in Chicago, IL

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Job Purpose:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 9 years of professional experience in database administration/development in MS SQL server / Sybase.

Technical Expertise:

  • Strong experience in database development in MS SQL Server, Sybase
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experience in performance tuning queries, JDBC, ODBC.NET libraries and OR mapping tools (JPA, Hibernate etc)
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX, bash/ksh scripting, and Perl/Python.
  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention.
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication.
  • Expert experience in implementing operational automation.
  • Strong knowledge of how indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching. How statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.
  • Knowledge of SQL Server tools (Profiler, DTA, SSMS, SAC, SSCM, PerfMon, DMVs, system sprocs)
  • SQL Development – ability to write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design (stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints
  • Strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and coding Principles.
  • Solid acquaintance with windows server, security delegation, SPNs, storage components.
  • Documentation skills for processes and procedures (creating KBs, runbooks, topology etc.)
  • SQL Database Operational support to tech users
  • Knowledge of 3rd party DBA tools and applications (e.g. redgate, idera, SCOM, Erwin)
  • Knowledge in a scripting language like Powershell, VBScript, WSH

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