SQL Server DBA in Whitehouse Station, NJ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  857092

Position Title:

  • SQL Server DBA

What are the top 3-5 MUST HAVE requirements of the position (year’s exp., technical, etc.)?

  1. MS SQLServer knowledge (version 2008, and 2012 required),
  2. SQL2014 and SQL2016 preferred
  3. TDP for SQL and TSM knowledge preferred.
  4. NetBackup knowledge – a plus. 
  5. MS SQLServer certifications – a plus


Client Job Description:


SQL Server DBA –


Database Administrator supporting all aspects of MS SQLServer database administration for custom developed and vendor supplied applications.  Will be expected to maintain a strong level of IT industry knowledge and industry trends and how they impact the environment and relevant best practices on DBA operations.  A DBA will need to understand the DBMS technology and how to apply to fit the needs of business partners when called upon in the role of subject matter expert..


 Will be called upon to support ALL applications - not limited to a specific SBU or application.


  • This slot will be to support the off-hours/off-shore developers in the future.
  • They will be able to work remotely from home if on-shore resource.
  • They will need to be available for team meetings.
  • Will work in all DB environments - Development, Integration, UAT and production
  • Will handle on-call and weekend work.
  • Environment is migrating from physical to virtual implementation - experience completing this a plus.
  • SQLServer 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016 implementations in the environment
  • Physical clustering experience - a plus
  • Communications ability is key - various levels of business and technical contact.  Candidate must be able to communicate effectively to all levels.  Crisp, concise delivery of technical information a must - will be part of the interview process.
  • Legacy SQL Server environment uses NetBackup as Backup technology, TDP for SQL as Backup technology, and the native SQL backup utility. 
  • Project underway to replace NetBackup with TDP for SQL as standard is TSM on VTL.
  • Experience with IDERA tool sets is a plus.
  • Educational requirements – college degree in Computer Science or Computer Technology preferred
  • Required skills, knowledge, abilities, etc. 
    • MS SQLServer knowledge (version 2008, and 2012 required), SQL2014 and SQL2016 preferred.
    • TDP for SQL and TSM knowledge preferred.
    • NetBackup knowledge – a plus. 
  • If there are preferred certifications, please include those. – NONE
    • MS SQLServer certifications – a plus









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