Database Administrator
Portland, OR 97201
January 31, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time, Contract
Information Technology
Robert Half Technology is looking for a database administrator who loves the challenge of solving problems with multiple layers of complexity. If you are an efficient problem solver with highly tuned decision making skills, this may be the position for you. What you get to do every single day: - Install, configure, and maintain all SQL Server instances across development, staging, and production environments. - Ensure database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are designed and executed to meet SLA objectives. - Advise on database design, tuning options, and other potential issues. - Fix SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after hours and weekends. - Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms. - Baseline system performance and monitor for deviation, recommending and implementing improvements to slow running queries. - When performance issues arise, you'll figure out the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes.


• Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years database experience. • Strong knowledge of SQL Server. • Experience tuning queries to improve performance. • Previous experience in production environments and being on-call. • Experience building and maintaining documentation. • Storage and server hardware knowledge a plus.

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

Contact your local Robert Half Technology office at 888.674.2094 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet

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A little about us:
Founded in 1948, Robert Half (NYSE: RHI) is the world's first and largest specialized staffing services firm.

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