Leidos has an immediate opening for an experienced Microsoft SQL DBA. This position is located in New Orleans, LA or Little Rock, AR. The candidate will work closely with current resources in supporting the MS SQL Database Environment and also work with Project Manager(s) and other project resources to meet commitments and deliverables. This position requires an experienced, self-motivating individual capable of performing in a fast-paced development environment, as well as interacting effectively with key customers and users.
- Working directly with client customers to provide world-class application baseload and non-baseload support for multiple utility company applications.
- Will be involved in making and testing database changes associated with large programs
- Resolve high level, complex, or previously unknown issues requiring expert technical knowledge of SQL Databases
- Work with the PM/team to establish plans for implementation and conversion of databases.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field or may consider 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree
- 4+ years of experience as an Microsoft SQL Database Administrator
- Strong core SQL DBA skills and be able to work on all versions of Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Databases
- DBA experience with architecture models, database creation, backup & recovery, performance tuning, integration
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to create, modify and diagnose stored procedures
- Sharp technical troubleshooting skills
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate the resolution of escalated issues
- Must understand client business needs and objectives; make enhancements accordingly
- Able to perform in a complex multi-tasking and multi-customer work environment
- Able to work within limited time restraints and strict deadlines
- Able to perform duties without immediate supervision
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent inter-personnel skills
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Knowledge of IT computer systems and software
- Experience with implementation of IT integrations in a large division/company
- IT experience within a large team
- Ability to support multiple projects
- Highly motivated and able to solve highly technical and complex problems.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Database Management
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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