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Robert Half International Database Administrator in SAINT LOUIS, Missouri


Robert Half Technology is partnering with a desirable company to find a Database Administrator with problem solving experience. This position is ideal for an ambitious problem solver who has highly tuned decision-making skills. The Database Administrator will be located in Saint Louis, Missouri and is a full-time opportunity.

Your responsibilities in this role include:

  • Configure monitoring utilities for databases to keep false alarms to a minimum

  • Provide guidance on database design, tuning options, and other possible issues

  • Establish the baseline for system performance and detect deviation, suggesting and executing improvements to slow running queries

  • Handle the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all database instances across development, staging, and production environments

  • Verify that the design and execution of database server topology, configuration, and maintenance fulfill SLA goals

  • Fix database service outages when they happen, which can include after hours and weekends

  • Determine the best way to improve performance, whether through hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes



  • Experience tuning queries to improve performance

  • 5+ years of database experience

  • Previous experience with production and on-call environments

  • Relevant background in building and maintaining documentation

  • Proficiency in database monitoring

  • Microsoft SQL Server experience desired

  • Experience with Scalability

  • Database Tuning experience

  • PowerShell Scripting experience

  • Strong knowledge of relational database management systems

  • Storage and server hardware experience a plus

Robert Half Technology matches IT professionals with some of the best companies on a temporary, project or full-time basis. From roles in software and applications to IT infrastructure and operations, we provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the technology jobs that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: DOE


Date Posted: September 3, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02430-0011537178

Staffing Area: Technology u0026 IT