Location: Plymouth, MN
Date Posted: 09-13-2017
NorthShore Resources has a Contract opportunity for a Senior SQL DBA in Plymouth, MN!

The Senior SQL DBA is responsible for hands on implementation and managing the continuous improvement of RDMS & MSSQL products & services.  This role provides work direction and mentoring for other team members by modeling engineering best practices to streamline database delivery.  The Consultant will collaborate closely with technology architects, developers, and business leads to ensure frictionless delivery of strategic solutions for the enterprise. 

Job Functions:
  • Collaborate with other engineers and architects to create and manage MSSQL data stores, technologies and automated processes that enable frictionless delivery for multiple package and custom built applications requiring relational data storage.
  • Understands how to build and manage complex systems
  • Create automated systems and frameworks that enable the seamless delivery & management of Data Store Services with tools such as Git, Ansible, etc.
  • Leads the creation of visual measurements to facilitate continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
  • Lead engineering of core infrastructure data store APIs to enable self-service delivery.
  • Deliver consistent, rapid, scalable, innovative and quality data store products that meet the business needs
  • Clearly communicates at all levels of the organization; drives the development of delivery best practices and works closely with end-users to facilitate best practices
Job requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering or a combination of equivalent education and experience
  • 7+ years of technical experience managing the design, creation, delivery and operations of 1,000s of data stores across a multitude of geographic locations
  • Expert in applying software engineering best practices to automate the delivery of database products
  • Experience with MSSQL Relational data stores & Linux operating systems
  • Experience with DevOps practices such as source code management, CI/CD & cross functional partnership with tools such as Git, Ansible, etc.
  • Fluent in at least two programming/scripting languages
  • Experience with configuration management, service discovery & immutable infrastructure
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, delegate and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience with performance testing complex systems & providing customer facing visualizations
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language to all levels of management and staff
Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
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