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SQL DBA - Systems Admin - Los Angeles,CA

Discussion in 'SQL Server-Related Job Postings' started by alanfield, Dec 7, 2005.

  1. alanfield New Member

    This is a stable top notch software development arm for a world-wide company.
    Full-time position, Full benefits, If you are a person looking to be part of a
    very talented group of designer, please take the time to invest in your future.

    We are currently seeking a Senior Development Systems Engineer "Guru" to be located in our Los Angeles office near (LAX). Prospective candidate should have a strong understanding of network and web server infrastructure sufficient to assist in a large software development team. You will use your knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server to guide and support a large development team. Day to day responsibilities include:

    The position targets individuals with a deep understanding of Networking Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Database Administration. If you are seen by your colleagues as "the best of the best", demand high end compensation and think quickly on your feet when thrown into a team of top flight developers, this is the position for you.

    - Building development and reference servers from scratch.
    - Consulting with senior development team members on best practices for
    production environment.
    - Troubleshooting Windows, network and IIS issues.
    - Monitoring performance of software under load, identifying bottlenecks
    and proposing solutions for them.
    - Care and feed all relational databases used by the software development team.
    - Advise on SQL Server best practices for development and production environments.
    - Analyze query plans and guide developers in SQL best practices.
    - Proactively monitor database performance, identify and troubleshoot bottlenecks.
    - Consult on application deployment and upgrade plans.
    - Oversee all issues relating to SQL Server database security.



    Minimum Qualifications:
    - 5+ Years experience with Windows Networking
    - 5+ Years experience with Windows Servers
    - 3+ years DBA experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2000
    in both development and production environments
    - 2+ Years experience with TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VLAN, NTLM, Kerberos,
    Active Directory, WAN and LAN management
    - 2+ Years experience with Microsoft IIS and ASP.NET application
    administration and troubleshooting
    - 2+ Years experience with load balanced web farms
    - 1+ Years experience with network infrastructure hardware
    - 1+ Years experience with Enterprise backup methodologies and restore strategies.
    - 1+ Years experience with Dell PowerEdge/HP Proliant Server hardware.
    - 1+ Years experience with SAN, NAS, DAS, RAID
    - 1+ Years experience with System sizing and capacity planning
    - 1+ Years experience with Disaster Recovery, design and implementation
    - 1+ Years experience with Microsoft shared disk clusters
    - 1+ Years experience with Enterprise wide data replication
    - 1+ Years experience with Server imaging e.g. Ghost
    - 1+ Years experience with Virtualization products, e.g. VirtualServer and VMware
    - 1+ Years experience with 24x7 production environments
    - 1+ Years experience with Windows performance monitoring Microsoft
    management/monitoring tools, e.g. SMS, MOM, Netmon and Replmon
    - 1+ Years experience with Anti-virus scanners
    - 1+ Years experience with Firewall technologies

    - Excellent understanding of SQL Server architecture, administration,
    T-SQL, query plans and security
    - Experience with very large databases and high transaction rates
    - Knowledge of IIS based web application development and deployment.
    - Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
    - Excels in high-pressure time sensitive situations.
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    - Dependable/Reliable
    - Goal-oriented
    - Detail-oriented

    Desired Qualifications:
    - B.S. in Computing Science, Software Engineering or related field.
    - Exposure to Microsoft SQL Server 2005
    - Microsoft Windows Clustering
    - Microsoft Distributed File System
    - Expertise with configuring, implementing and supporting high availability
    strategies with SQL Server





    Alan Field
    Senior Account Manager
    Leading Edge Consulting, Inc.
    (310) 822-7557 X 14
    Alan.Field@prodigy.net

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