Kelly IT Resources is currently looking for a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator for an exciting direct hire opportunity in the Portland Oregon area. ***All applicants must be able to provide evidence that they are authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship*** Essential Functions & Job Scope ' Implementation and support of SQL Server Database Systems, Reporting Services, Analysis Services and Integration Services on enterprise and dedicated Windows 2003 servers ' Proactively monitor health of database servers installed at client sites and take appropriate preventative actions. Develop tools and reports to effectively monitor the server health if necessary ' Performs problem resolution and root cause analysis along with recommending and implementing preventive techniques ' Design, install, tune, maintain and monitor SQL Server databases, products and services; including, but not limited to, storage management, DB performance tuning, DB software debugging, backup and recovery, and change/configuration maintenance ' Work closely with development team and implementation team to design and implement SQL Server databases, associated support tools and processes in support of complex business application development and deployment. ' Review and approve data model designs developed by application developers. Maintain data models and keep them up to date ' Provides technical consulting in identifying, implementing and supporting new SQL Server database function ' Ensure standardization of systems implementation, support techniques, and adherence to formal processes, change control, best practices, and total quality practices in all activities ' Evaluate new database technologies such as SQL Server 2008 and facilitate adoption decisions Requirements ' 10+ years of software industry experience ' 5+ years of experience in managing SQL Server installations in various settings such as clustered, non clustered, using SAN, etc. is a must have. Candidate should be an expert in managing SQL Databases on multiple servers, housing large amounts of data, large number of users, ETL processes (DTS, Stored Procedures, User Defined Functions, SQL Agent and Transact SQL) in an OLTP/Data Warehousing environments, performance tuning, analysis, problem research/definition/resolution. The candidate should have at least 2+ years of experience in SQL Server 2005 environment and at least 3+ years of experience in SQL Server 2000 environment ' 3+ years of experience in data modeling and data architecture ' 2+ years of experience in managing a large scale data warehouse and expert knowledge of MDX and star schema designs ' Microsoft certification ' MCITP (Database Administrator) is strongly preferred ' Experience in XP/SCRUM team is strongly preferred ***All applicants must be able to provide evidence that they are authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship*** Relocation benefits are not available for this position. Position requires you to be on site - no telecommuting No 1099 or Corp to Corp Interested candidates should send resume in WORD format to email@example.com Kelly IT Resources is a highly specialized and rapidly expanding business unit of global staffing provider, Kelly Services, Inc. Launched in 1999, Kelly IT Resources provides information technology specialists across all IT disciplines, including operating systems, programming languages, database administration, application development, website design and development, networks, e-commerce, ERP development, software engineering, and project management. Kelly IT Resources maintains more than 50 company-owned and operated offices throughout North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Visit www.kellyit.com.