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Robert Half Database Administrator in Houston, Texas


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


What you bring to the role

· 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

Technology Doesn't Change the World, People Do.®

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

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