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AbleVets SQL Database Administrator in Charleston, South Carolina

AbleVets, a Cerner Company, provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced SQL Database Administrator to support information technology projects for our customers. The position will be based on site at our customer’s facility in Charleston, SC.

The SQL Database Administrator will play an integral role on the Sustainment (CIPS) team and must be able to create, update, configure, manage and administer several Microsoft SQL Server environments. The ideal candidate will oversee the implementation, configuration, security, maintenance, and performance of SQL Server RDBMS systems, as well as ensuring the availability and performance of enterprise applications. This position will be relied on to provide IT project management guidance/input and expertise for projects and special projects as needed. Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage SQL Server from development to mission-critical production systems

  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring system health and performance to ensure a high level of security and availability

  • Ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations

  • Create, edit and execute scripts to process data and perform software updates

  • Independently analyze and correct issues in real time, providing end-to-end resolution

  • Integrate DBMS(s) and data with existing application software, web sites, portals, storage devices or business applications as well as assisting and testing Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP).Manage database structures by monitoring and adjusting the internal structures (tuning) as required

  • Maintain SQL Server database objects and perform database capacity planning, data modeling, data loads, troubleshooting, database backup and recovery and support onsite applications

  • Define, establish and perform regular database backups

  • Participate in the planning, designing, creating, installing, customization, upgrades and maintaining of databases to meet defined requirements

  • Perform upgrades of the database and software to new release levels

  • Document databases and deployed applications

  • Implement database security and create associated documentation

  • Ensure databases are compliant with applicable STIGS

  • Bachelor’s degree and eight (0) years of experience. An additional three (3) years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirement.

  • Must possess active DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Must obtain 8570 IAT Level II Certification & DoD 8570 CSSP Infrastructure Support Certification within 90 days of employment

  • Microsoft SQL Server database administration experience

  • Experience with MS SQL Server STIG implementation

  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), monitoring and troubleshooting tools

  • Experience with VMware vCenter v6.5 and later

  • Experience with Microsoft Failover/SQL Server Clusters and AlwaysOn groups

  • Experience with SQL backup and recovery

  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services

  • Must be able to travel occasionally, up to 10%

AbleVets, a Cerner Company appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

ID: 2020-3174

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