Microsoft SQL DBA

Title: Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator
Employment Type Full Time, On-Site
Skills Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008
Experience 5+ years
Education Real world experience, Bachelor's degree a plus
Location Cleveland, OH

The Opportunity

Growing global logistics firm is looking for a talented Microsoft SQL Server (2005, 2008, 2012) Database Administrator with 5+ years of experience for its office in the eastern Cleveland suburbs. This DBA position will deliver operations and engineering excellence for several large (multi-terabyte) databases in a clustered environment on a shared storage (SAN). The ideal candidate will be responsible for distributed database environments on the Windows platform.

Role and Team

  • Handle numerous production and development SQL installations
  • Active development environment
  • Friendly, team environment
  • Performance Tuning and Optimization
  • Monitor and maintain indexing and other factors affecting database performance
  • Assist developers with query design, table layouts, normalizations, denormalizations
  • Perform 24/7 production databases support

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, MIS, or related experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in MSSQL Database Management/Server
  • Experience with MySQL a big plus
  • Proven experience with database backups and remote disaster recovery

Skills / Characteristics

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012 database administration
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Technical project management skills
  • Ability to maintain high availability SQL Server databases
  • Knowledge of MySQL will be an added advantage

Perks and Compensation

  • Very competitive salary and bonus
  • Full benefits package with medical/vacation/etc

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please send a resume to along with a cover letter describing how your past experience meets the qualifications.