SQL Server Administrator

Baltimore, MD


Job Description:

GovTact has an immediate need for a SQL Server Administrator with experience in Microsoft SQL Server to support numerous custom and commercial off the shelf application databases. Database administrators should have experience with database design and implementation within a multi domain/server/instance environment, backup and recovery strategies, creation and optimization of tables, views, indexes, stored procedures and user-defined functions, role and permission based security, auditing and policy management, and other advanced topics such as AlwaysOn Availability Groups and Cloud Computing.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience using both MS SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and T-SQL to configure and manage all aspects of SQL Server instances including database/object creation and updates, query tuning, database backup and recovery, granting server/database/object access, and problem solving. Candidates must also demonstrate knowledge of configuring availability groups including adding and removing databases from availability groups.

  • Administration of databases from development through production life cycles.

  • Create, document, and implement SQL Server database/development standards.

  • Work with customers, end users, project managers, technical architects, and application developers to define requirements and structure for databases

  • Design, develop, and integrate highly complex SQL processes and derives logical processes on physical platforms for users and clients

  • Availability for after-hours on call support as well as required deployment of production packages during non-peak hours.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to independently research problems and provide solutions.



  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

  • Bachelors Degree or higher preferred with 5 years of advanced IT experience or professional IT certifications 5+ years of experience working with relational databases

  • 5+ years of database engineering, design, development experience

  • 5+ years with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014/2016, later versions preferable

  • In depth knowledge of T-SQL developing tables, views, indexes, constraints, triggers, stored procedures, etc.

  • Expertise in database optimization using profilers, query analyzers and query plans experience

  • In depth knowledge of database and application performance tuning experience

  • Experience with setting up distributed availability groups

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Ansible automation platform tools

  • Experience with Amazon AWS or Azure

  • Familiarity with Atlassian products Confluence, Bitbucket, and JIRA

  • Experience working with relational data modeling using tools like Erwin

  • Experience with MS PowerShell Scripting

Equal Employment Opportunity:

GovTact and Insperity provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, (or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to lactation), physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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