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Your Role

We are seeking a Senior Database Architect with large-scale MS SQL Server Database Optimization Expertise. The selected contractor will work ±40 hours a week with the existing team and stakeholders to analyze and remediate performance challenges with a large-scale database. Contract is expected to run for 90 – 180 days, with potential for extension. Depending on the results of the initial analysis, selected contractor may perform some or all of the following:

  • Analyze and remediate areas where OS or cloud environment configuration cause performance bottlenecks.
  • Analyze and remediate performance bottlenecks in server-level configuration for  SQL  Server.
  • Optimize  SQL  Server queries to query against several terabytes of data.
  • Analyze table structure and provide optimization suggestions while supporting existing workflows.
  • Optimize large ingestion tasks in on-prem as well as AWS environment.
  • Optimize and communicate sharding strategy to support query optimizations.
  • Optimize strategy for backup and recovery in on-prem and cloud environments.

Expected Requirements: Weekly availability of ±40 hours and weekly check-ins with the team. Ability to collaborate via Slack, Zoom, PM/Ticket software, and Email.

Job ID: J002938

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Qualified candidates for this role should have:
  • Senior-Level or higher experience
  • Deep knowledge of SQL Engine and ways to tune/configure
  • Expert level SQL/T-SQL
  • AWS experience
  • Client-facing / solid communication skills
  • Able to use SQL / database monitoring tools and perform root cause analysis
  • Able to design, communicate, and build a future-state data architecture with the help of client technical experts
  • Experience with performance optimization
  • Experience being a DBA at some point would be ideal
  • Must have AUDIO AND VIDEO working and TURNED ON for meetings.
  • Must have relevant experience/portfolio/samples.
  • US-Based Only.

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