First Tek, Inc.


  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Pleasant Prairie
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: ETL DBA SQL
  • Secondary Skills: PL/SQL
  • Job Location: Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

Job Title: SQL DBA Location: Pleasant Prairie, WI Duration: 3-6 month contract to hire (Right to hire) Totally Onsite, No Remote Work Available


  • Responsible for the architecture, development, and maintenance of Database solutions by performing the following duties.


  • Design and execute overall database architecture strategy, standards and practices as part of a team
  • Work closely with project teams to develop data models that support business processes.
  • Work with application development to ensure database changes adhere to best practices and are properly prioritized and scheduled.
  • Support all areas of the enterprise - ensures that all databases run at optimal performance
  • Proactively identify and troubleshoot databases performance issues
  • Ensure that industry wide security standards are properly implemented
  • Develop and optimize complex t-sql and PL/SQL code
  • Understand written business requirements and translate them into technical design
  • Design and develop SQL code; ETL processes and SSRS reports based on provided requirements
  • Respond to business requests in a professional manner with high sense of urgency
  • Participate in on-call rotation and occasional off-hours activities (DR tests; Catalog Cut Overs, DBMS upgrades, etc.)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (senior level skills required unless noted otherwise):

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in data integration/data movement/database administration preferred.
  • RDBMS: SQL Server 2012 - 2019; basic Oracle 12c-19c basic Oracle RAC, basic DB2 LUW 11.5 (purescale)
  • T-SQL; PL/SQL (development, troubleshooting and optimization)
  • ETL: SSIS (development, troubleshooting and optimization)
  • Reporting: SSRS (development, troubleshooting and optimization)
  • SQL Server replication (transactional, snapshot, SQL and Oracle target)
  • OLTP performance troubleshooting (all RDBMS' listed above)
  • RDBMS installation and configuration (all RDBMS' listed above)
  • RDBMS upgrade/patching (all RDBMS' listed above)
  • OS: Windows 2012 - 2016; RHEL 6.5-7.5; AIX (at a level required to support RDBMS)
  • HADR features in SQL Server - WSFC - Windows Server Failover Clustering / AlwaysOn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to produce quality work on tight schedules as part of a large team of senior DBAs
  • Willingness to work on site in a business professional environment, except for after hour on call activities


  • DBMS: DB2 on iSeries (as400), MySQL, Cassandra (DataStax), Elastic Search
  • Data Modeling (physical/logical) - ErWin (basic)
  • Attunity Replicate
  • Syncsort Mimix Share
  • Stibo STEP API
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