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SQL Database Administrator

The Harvest Consulting Group, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
95,000 to 115,000
July 13, 2018

SQL Database Administrator

Our client, a successful, reputable financial services firm is looking for a SQL Database Administrator to join their team in Chicago, IL as a full-time employee. You should have expertise in various databases, and specifically in SQL Server. The ideal SQL Database Administrator candidate should be comfortable working with financial systems and have a solid understanding of server technologies. The candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong analytical thinking. Our client offers a competitive compensation package, including great benefits!


Installation and configuration of SQL Server software

Troubleshooting of Windows Server and Open Systems operating systems and production issues

SQL database operations, backup, restore, update to test, staging, and production environments

Monitoring and maintain system health and security

Creation of SQL reports via SSRS and Adhoc ETL in SSIS

Batch job monitoring and processing

Implement and maintain backup processes for server and associated data

Knowledge of VMware host and server guest infrastructure

Experience with disaster recovery protocol

Create and maintain database management procedures

Maintain a flexible and proactive work environment to facilitate a quick response to changing requirements and customer objectives, and innovate ways to meet mission goals successfully

Communicate and collaborate with various internal departments, including but not limited to marketing, product development and operations, security and risk management to ensure SQL Server environment supports internal needs relating to functionality and performance


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

2-3 years of Windows Server administration

Proficient with Windows Server 2012+ operation system and SQL Server 2012+ administration

Ability to script via PowerShell and TSQL

Knowledge of Active Directory


Knowledge of basic Linux command shell

Azure SQL Online administration

Knowledge of PostgreSQL and/or NoSQL