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SQL DBA

Cognizant - Boston, MA

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Cognizant is hiring for SQL DBA- Boaton, MA

, Interested candidates who are willing to relocate within the USA can apply. Relocation assistance will be provided

Note:“Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization, or lawful permanent residence (otherwise known as a “Green Card”) for this role.”

·         Experience in performance tuning, query optimization using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring/troubleshooting tools

·         Experience with AlwaysOn, clustering, replication, virtualization and high transactional enterprise systems.

·         Working experience with SSAS, SSRS desired

·         Strong written and oral communication skills

·         Provide written and verbal recommendations to vendor supplied solutions including, but not limited to indexing, code modifications, process improvements and logical and physical data structures.

·         Provide technical assistance to developers, perform code reviews, identify inefficient code, provide suggestions for rewriting queries to ensure optimal execution

·         Responsible for administration, maintenance, performance monitoring and availability of enterprise Production SQL server environments

·         Ensure backup and recoverability of all enterprise SQL server databases.

·         Work with Data Architect on long term strategy to ensure integrated database systems.  Advise on physical data model and implement changes.

·         Responsible for capturing various database, server, and application metrics, observing trends that will help longer-term capacity planning and analysis efforts

·         Contribute to the ongoing development of technology and production processes company-wide.  Keep abreast of new design tools, hardware, software and technology and make recommendations for future deployment.

·         Participate in on-call rotation (1 week in 7)

·         Work closely with the infrastructure team to perform SQL Server installations and to configure hardware and software so that it functions optimally with the DBMS.  Plan and implement database upgrades as needed.

·         Work closely with technical PM’s and other team members to ensure successful project deliveries.

·         Triage/track outstanding issues, analyze root cause, provide solutions to minimize future occurrences

·         Ensure appropriate procedures are followed for implementation of data and database changes.

·         Develop and adhere to common database standards and procedures within a production operations unit.  Maintain documentation related to database platforms, guidelines, methods and standards.

·         Lead projects and efforts driven by database systems, such as upgrades, database appliance and consolidation.

·         Provide technical leadership.  Mentor junior DBA’s on the team on database technical details.

·         experience in SQL Server, including replication, HA and DR techniques

Strong aptitude for tuning T-SQL

Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission.  Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service. 

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Experience in performance tuning, query optimization using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring/troubleshooting tools ·

Experience with AlwaysOn, clustering, replication, virtualization and high transactional enterprise systems. ·

Working experience with SSAS, SSRS desired

Strong written and oral communication skills

Provide written and verbal recommendations to vendor supplied solutions including, but not limited to indexing, code modifications, process improvements and logical and physical data structures.

Provide technical assistance to developers, perform code reviews, identify inefficient code, provide suggestions for rewriting queries to ensure optimal execution ·

Responsible for administration, maintenance, performance monitoring and availability of enterprise Production SQL server environments ·

Ensure backup and recoverability of all enterprise SQL server databases. ·

Work with Data Architect on long term strategy to ensure integrated database systems.  Advise on physical data model and implement changes. ·

Responsible for capturing various database, server, and application metrics, observing trends that will help longer-term capacity planning and analysis efforts ·

Contribute to the ongoing development of technology and production processes company-wide.  Keep abreast of new design tools, hardware, software and technology and make recommendations for future deployment. ·

Participate in on-call rotation (1 week in 7) ·

Work closely with the infrastructure team to perform SQL Server installations and to configure hardware and software so that it functions optimally with the DBMS.  Plan and implement database upgrades as needed. ·

Work closely with technical PM’s and other team members to ensure successful project deliveries. ·

Triage/track outstanding issues, analyze root cause, provide solutions to minimize future occurrences ·

Ensure appropriate procedures are followed for implementation of data and database changes. ·

Develop and adhere to common database standards and procedures within a production operations unit.  Maintain documentation related to database platforms, guidelines, methods and standards. ·

Lead projects and efforts driven by database systems, such as upgrades, database appliance and consolidation.

Provide technical leadership.  Mentor junior DBA’s on the team on database technical details. ·

experience in SQL Server, including replication, HA and DR techniques Strong aptitude for tuning T-SQL Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission.  Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service. 

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Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 260, 200 employees as of December 31, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000 and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.