Senior DBA

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

Modis Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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span Modis is currently seeking a B Senior Database Administrator /B for an excellent 9 month contract job with our top Energy client, located in downtown Chicago. br   br The ideal candidate will be responsible for the architectural system design. The candidate will design, develop, and construct application systems and consult with clients to refine application needs. This position requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area as well as familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.  This role relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected br   br B The primary tasks and responsibilities for this Senior Database Administrator will include: /B br   br • Provide deep technical expertise to support delivery and maintenance of IT solutions. br • Provide IT teams and business personnel with technology solutions by weighing advantages of technology standards, market availability of products, and risks and benefits of technology to meet business/IT needs.   br • Significant customer engagement, work planning, project management services provided to IT customers. br • Undertakes complex database projects requiring specialized technical knowledge. Makes well-thought-out decisions on complex or ambiguous database issues. br • Provide technical database expertise and/or solution delivery support for maintaining performance and reliability of database solutions. br • Maintain and enhance engagement with business and IT partners to determine requirements in support of service levels and project commitments. br • Build and maintains knowledge of new technologies or technology opportunities and assists in development of analysis for business and/or IT clients. br • Ensure appropriate implementation of technology within both the production and the development environments. br   br B REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & TECHNICAL SKILLS /B br B   /B br • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline and typically 5 – 7+ years hands-on experience MS SQL Server, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. br • Technical certification in Technical Area of Specialty br • Experience in migration of users, databases, and/or database servers br • Broad technical expertise with deep technical knowledge in MS SQL Server.   br • Experience with Database Mirroring, AlwaysOn Technology. br • Excellent communications skills - Able to effectively communicate highly technical information in non-technical terminology (written and verbal) br • Understanding of change management principles associated with new technology implementations. br • Understands and applies project management principles when leading and directing work br B /B br B Expected Skills: /B br   br • MS SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014 br • MS Office   br   br If interested in this or other Senior DBA jobs available through Modis in the Chicago area, please apply today with your most recent resume and contact information (Email Address Withheld by Request) – or visit our website at to view any number of the IT jobs we have with our 70+ locations! br   br B We are unable to consider C2C / Agenc