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Parallon Technology Solutions, LLC. (PTS) provides EHR clinical, IT help desk, application support, IT managed services, hosting, technical staffing and strategic IT consulting services to hospitals, outpatient facilities, and large physician groups nationwide. With a team of over 400 clinical, financial and technical professionals, PTS has implemented EHR systems in more than 300 facilities. PTS offers staffing and remote support services for all major EHR acute and ambulatory platforms as well as their ancillary applications.

Senior SQL Database Administrator

Location: Nashville, TN
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
Classification: Contract
Contract Length: 6-months
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Parallon Technology Solutions is seeking a Senior SQL Server Database Administrator to join our team in Nashville, TN.  This role will be to lead a SQL Server end of life/upgrade.  Previous upgrade/migration experience to SQL Server 2014/2016 is ideal.  Any automation experience is a plus.  

Responsibilities:  ​
  • Physical database design, construction, & implementation using current database technology
  • Collaborative design & development with programmers and business analysts
  • Problem analysis, diagnosis, and implementation of resolutions
  • Performance monitoring & tuning
  • On-call support for production systems, job streams, and processes 
  • Database backup (archive) & recovery
  • Business continuity planning
  • Capacity planning, monitoring, and upgrade implementation
  • Software upgrade planning and implementation
  • Work with vendor technical support to facilitate analysis of and resolution to technical issues
  • Establish and maintain backup and recovery policies and procedures
  • Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time, cost and infrastructure required to successfully deliver the database requests
  •  Identify and evaluate industry trends in database systems and technologies
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required  
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including a desire to work within a highly-matrixed, team-oriented environment
  • Familiarity with lean/agile development is considered a plus
  • Ability to define and gain adoption of best practice techniques
  • Demonstrated performance monitoring and tuning ability, including an aptitude to lead the diagnosis and resolution of performance problems within a large-scale, complex infrastructure
  • Expertise is one or more of the following: database partitioning, database compression, data encryption, replication, disaster recovery
  • Expertise in configuration and administration of database security
  • Knowledge of all facets of database administration through the complete application development project life cycle (requirements definition, design, implementation, and operational support) 
  • Excellent leadership skills
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