Database Administrator

Robert Half Technology - Washington, DC3.7

Full-time$43 - $50 an hour
Robert Half Technology is seeking a Database Administrator with strong problem-solving skills to contribute in solving complex, multi-layered challenges. This position would be a great fit for an efficient problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making skills. The opening for a long term temporary-to-fulltime Database Administrator is available in Washington, District of Columbia.

Key responsibilities

  • Find the most effective solution for increasing performance, including purchasing hardware and making changes to the server configuration or index/query
  • Configure database monitoring utilities to avoid false alarms
  • Confirm that database server topology, configuration, and maintenance meet SLA goals when designed and executed
  • Restore databases as service outages occur, including after hours and weekends
  • Monitor for deviation in baseline system performance, and advise on and execute improvements to slow running queries
  • Provide guidance on database design, tuning options, and other possible issues
  • Install, configure, and maintain all relational database instances across development, staging, and production environments
  • Previous experience with production and on-call environments
  • General familiarity with storage and server hardware required
  • Experience tuning queries to improve performance
  • CMS data experience desired
  • Database management experience preferred
  • Prior experience building and maintaining documentation
  • 4+ years of database experience
  • Good understanding of relational database management systems