Overnight SQL Server DBA

Published date Posted on Indeed on Jan 14, 2022 (9 d ago)

Tired of knowing exactly what you are going to be doing at work for the next day, week, month, year? Looking for a position that will allow you to use your creative skills? Do you have the desire to expand your knowledge beyond the day to day task lists? Have you ever wanted to work with all the different features of SQL Server but have been held back by corporate structure?

We are looking for a SQL Server DBA who excels in great customer service with a strong technical knowledge to help our customers get the best out of their system. An individual who is motivated to find the root cause solutions and who likes to take on an unknown issue as a challenge and a chance to expand their knowledge. The ideal candidate would like to work problems on their own, but knows they have a team of experienced DBAs to fall back on for guidance and suggestions.

This is not a contract. It is a full time salaried position. - I am unable to sponsor or transfer Visas -Opportunity is remote - It will continue to be remote after COVID when safe (with an occasional travel) though you must still reside within the USA. Candidates must be able to pass a 10-year background check.

Please note: Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen

General Overview of position

  • Production support position.
  • Supporting multiple customers in multiple SQL Server environments
  • Environments are on prem, hosting and in the cloud.
  • Performance troubleshooting
  • Health Checks
  • Architecture design
  • General production support.
  • Phone support of technologies
  • Some Dev opportunities available

Shift Work: This position is from 10pm - 9am Mountain time. It is a rotating schedule which will come out to 4 days one week and 3 days the next week. A 2 week cycle looks like: 2 days on\2 days off\1 day on\2 days off\2 days off\2 days on\1 day off\2 days on.

DBA Experienced with:

  • MINIMUM 5 YRS SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016,2017,2019 DBA experience (Sr. level)
  • Must communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and written
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to troubleshoot and research technical issues.
  • High level problem determination and resolution skills
  • Deployment and upgrade of engine & clients
  • Experience with SSIS Packages, T-SQL, stored procedures, triggers, views, constraints and functions
  • Tuning reviews/assessments (DB and SQL tuning), and query monitoring
  • Backup and recovery, high availability/Cluster, AlwaysOn and DR
  • Assisting, troubleshooting and guiding technical and non-technical resources with any issues
  • Ability to provide configuration, monitoring and on-call support for development, test, and production environments


  • Microsoft Certifications a plus
  • Cloud experience a plus
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services a plus
  • Experience with SQL 2000 and 2005 a plus.
  • Other DB platform (Informix, Oracle, DB2 LUW, PostgreSQL or MySQL) experience/certifications a plus
  • Technical support or call center support experience a plus
  • Advanced Database tuning expertise a plus
  • Optimizing loads of large volumes of data into a database a plus
  • Migrations experience a plus
  • Experience coding stored procedures, triggers
  • Professional Consulting Experience a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year


  • Night shift


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • SQL Server DBA: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Production DBA: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Performance tuning: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Backup and Recovery: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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