SQL Server Database Administrator I

Houston, TX

Onsite  -  IT - DBA / Database  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-01705

Title: SQL Server DBA
Location: Houston, TX – 100% onsite 
Duration: 6 month contract
Compensation: $60-75/hr. 
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

The Contract Microsoft SQL DBA will work on-site and be responsible for routine database tasks.
IE: Database restores, installation and configuration based on provided set of standards. Opportunities exist to discuss improvements to existing methods in a collaborative team environment.


  • Management of SQL databases in non-production and production environments.
  • Able to write/manage scripts in TSQL, PowerShell, DOS batch.
  • Ability to work within the confines of a ticketing system.
  • Able to assist on any database issues regarding application deployments/changes/functionality in real time environments.
  • Support DevOps related database pipelines and Cloud database initiatives.
  • Resolve database integrity, performance, blocking, connectivity, and high availability issues.
  • Database backup/recovery and capacity monitoring.


  • 3 plus years of experience in SQL database administration.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2022.
  • Experience with other database RDBMs for example Postgres, Redis, Mongo
  • Experience in HA/Failover technologies
  • Capacity to discuss and implement operational automation using PowerShell, Python, Ansible or other scripting languages.
  • Experience with DevOps and Cloud Platforms.
  • Excellent customer support and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong focus on achieving goals.
  • Stongwritten and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Our benefits package includes: 

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

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