ResolveTech Solutions Inc.

SQL Server DBA

  • Job Type: Contract W2
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Jackson
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: SQL Server DBA
  • Secondary Skills: SQL Server DBA
  • Job Location: Jackson, Mississippi
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

One of our clients MS Dept of Education is looking for a Sr. SQL Server DBA for a long term contract. Anyone authorized to work in the US can apply. Position will be remote until normal operations resume with the Dept of Education (Probably until end of July).

Please go over the requirement thoroughly and submit your updated resume and necessary information for submission as per the client's need.



The Mississippi Department of Education has a current goal for every community to effectively use a World-Class Data System to improve student outcomes. This goal has an outcome to increase the availability of quality data to drive decisions that improve student outcomes. We are planning to satisfy this goal in part by modernizing our current student information system along with improving the quality of data in connected systems. This will include keeping the database up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.



This position will require a qualified Developers to take the lead in the following tasks:

· Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialized role

· Monitor the database environment to maximize database availability ensuring response time service levels are achieved.

· Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses

· Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards

· Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity

· Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and upgrade to newer versions when required

· Assist development staff, IT Support, various business units with debugging and assist in implementing database applications

· Knowledge of Unix, Linux basic commands, crontab, sudo

· Perform other duties as assigned and required



Bachelor’s degree







Proven working experience as a Database administrator


Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications


Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity, and SQL, TSQL


Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically


Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding


Familiarity with continuous integration


Strong hands-on Experience with the SQL server data pump, and Backup and Restore


Optimization of SQL queries and stored procedures


Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)


Experience with windows scripting


Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically


High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server


Expertise in installation, setup, and configuration of SQL Server 2017 and up






Three (3) References of submitted candidates required. Please provide the following information. Must submit with resume.

· First/last name of reference

· Title

· Company Name

· Job title of contractor while reporting to this supervisor/manager

· Telephone number

· Email Address (if available)

No min.


Preference given to candidates with the below skills/experience. Must also meet minimum requirements.

Experience with student information management systems and K-12 data and reporting is a plus

SQL server Database administration certification

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