Microsoft SQL Subject Matter Expert

Location: Chantilly, VA
Date Posted: 02-09-2018
Location: Chantilly client site 

Start Date: Immediately 

Who YOU are:
As a future SQL Server Subject Matter Expert you: 
  • You are experienced and confident in your Microsoft SQL Server design and engineering abilities. 
  • Are passionate about working on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule 
  • Aren’t satisfied with status quo, and regularly look for creative ways to solve problems and help your team meet commitments 
  • Are insatiably curious – you ask why, you explore, and you’re not afraid to blurt out your crazy idea 
  • Love learning new technologies and sharing them with your team 
  • Have a keen interest in using any and all appropriate tools.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills, due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams to solve complex business problems together 
  • Use your experience and leadership skills to motive your teammates to deliver high quality results in a fast-paced work environment 
  • Have the ability to multitask and work with limited supervision 
 
What you’ll be doing: 
  • Design and build SQL environments in a redundant manor for multiple application owners. 
  • Assist application owners in SQL maintenance plans, and optimize their SQL environment.
  • Implement and script DISA STIG settings into SQL environments.
  • Create necessary documentation for engineering efforts to include: SOPs, Implementation plans, test plans, back out plans, transition guides.
  • Automate the provisioning of environments
  • Work within a team of like-minded professionals to plan and deploy critical business and mission applications in a production environment 
  • Design and implement appropriate environments for those applications, engineer suitable release management procedures and provide production support 
  • Design and develop automation workflows, perform unit tests and conduct review to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assess the overall quality of delivered components 
  • Provide on site design, engineering and installation of Microsoft infrastructure services.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years experience
  • TS Clearance with ability to obtain a CI poly
  • Must have extensive hands on experience of Windows Server 2008-2012
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a group to come up with solutions.
  • Must have experience with automation and scripting (TSQL, powershell or vbscript)
  • Must have interest in learning cloud computing technologies such as AWS and Azure.
  • Must have experience in creating design and implementation documentation (installation and deployment guides, SOPs, transition documents, implementation powerpoints, Test cases, Rollback plans, etc...)
  • Must understand basic networking (VLANs, Access\Trunk ports, routing) 
  • Must have experience in implementing DISA STIGs
 
Desired Technical Skills and Competencies:
  • Microsoft SQL Server – High level of understanding
  • Transact-SQL.
  • Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft DNS, DHCP, DFS-N, GPOs
  • Microsoft Certificate Services
  • Microsoft File Services
  • Scripting (TSQL Powershell, vbscript)
  • Microsoft Clustering
  • VMware experience is a plus
  • Experience with HP server hardware is a plus
Plus3 IT Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law.   If you require assistance applying for any position, please contact a Plus3 IT Systems representative at hr@plus3it.com.
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