We are starting to look for SQL Server DBA to join our database team. Responsbilities include system/database design and development, administration and maintenance of SQL Server 2000 databases. Detailed position description below, if interested contact me via email in the profile. simas This position will join DBA team responsible for design and development of database solutions, maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting of SQL Server databases. Reporting to Database Systems Manager you will work with database and software developers, system administrators and internal users to meet requirements, develop and design solutions, support and maintain internal database applications. Job duties include: -System tuning, performance monitoring, database maintenance, developing reports, responding to custom requests from users and assisting with application and user support. -Participation in design reviews and SQL code reviews, helping with construction and testing of database applications. -General database administration tasks as required. Preferred background/skills Candidates should have 4- 7 years professional experience in database administration and development and at least few years of experience with Microsoft Clustering high availability solutions Knowledge of and experience with database disaster recovery, understanding of performance optimization, and system design, coding skills with TSQL are required. Understanding of SQL Server architecture, locking mechanisms, transactions and internal data structures is expected.