Sr. SQL Database Administrator

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 09-13-2017
This is a great opportunity apart of a team that would be providing architecture/test/integration engineering expertise, knowledge of innovative solutions, and knowledge of commercial and public sector implementation of best practices to support the 2020 Census Program. The solution is essential in order to achieve its mission of conducting the 2020 Census of population and housing information, and disseminating the results to the President, the States, and the American people.  We are a rapidly growing small business that specializes in building strong Engineering teams that provide high quality, modern technical solutions to our clients. We are seeking a strategic Database Administrator who:
  • Applies extensive expertise in software testing
  • Solves complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
  • Performs work without need for direct supervision
  • Makes sound decisions that achieve critical organizational objectives
  • Can function in project leadership roles and represent us as the prime customer contact on significant technical matters
Must haves:
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with MS SQL Server.
  • Working knowledge of account administration and user management in MS SQL Server.
  • Strong knowledge in SQL Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML).
  • Expert knowledge of database backup, recovery, and security.
  • Excellent working knowledge of database concept such as procedures, functions, views, keys, and indexes.
  • Proficient in designing, creating and debugging stored procedures.
  • Create and execute SQL scripts to be used for test validation.
  • Work directly with databases to verify data using SQL queries.
  • experience with enterprise-level test automation frameworks
  • Advanced knowledge of system design, analysis, requirements gathering
Preferred Skills:
  • Defect identification, reporting, and management
  • Performance testing
  • End to end testing
  • Functional testing
  • Front and back-end testing
  • Troubleshooting and debugging
  • Experience in Agile environment
Seeking ten (10) years of experience in data base administration and/or performing software testing activities, with a Bachelor’s Degree, or eight (8) years of experience in data administration and/or testing with a Master’s Degree.
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