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Database Engineer

Columbus, Ohio | IT
Job ID: 105039
Listed on 4/5/2021

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Database Engineer



  • Responsible for providing day-to-day activities, including, but not limited to; backup, restore, performance tuning, security management, capacity planning, standards development and enforcement.
  • Responsible for investigating potential problems and issues raised by app team customers
  • Monitor database events and proactively optimize system performance
  • Work with the team to automate processes where possible
  • Think and act out-of-the-box in identifying opportunities in team's daily work along with executing and completing tasks that are highly visible
  • Adopt and embrace automation practices across the various technical platforms and domains
  • Participate in an On-Call support rotation
  • Complete platform patching

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years experience as SQL Server DBA including
  • Advanced working knowledge of SQL Server 2012+
  • Hands-on experience with Always On Availability Groups
  • Advanced knowledge of security and configuration best practices including RBAC
  • Hands-on experience developing and executing PowerShell scripts
  • Knowledge of Windows Server administration
  • Advanced T-SQL skills including development and performance optimization
  • Experience working in a virtualized environment including basic troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent communication skills for working with incident and application teams
  • Experience in process orchestration and workflow design
  • High level knowledge of key business drivers measures, processes and challenges
  • Ability to think more broadly about data management and information architectural concepts and principles
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to promote ideas and advocate for change
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code and Desired State Configuration
  • Good overall exposure to various technology stacks like Storage, Network, OS and databases
  • Past experience working as a programmer/coder is highly beneficial
  • Exposure to Qualys and Kenna or different vulnerability scanning/management tools is beneficial.