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Robert Half SQL Database Administrator in EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois


Robert Half is partnering with a growing company to find a Database Administrator who is familiar with complex problem solving. This may be the position for you if you are a skilled problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making abilities.

What you get to do every day

  • Figure out the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes

  • Configure database monitoring utilities to avoid false alarms

  • Confirm that database server topology, configuration, and maintenance meet SLA goals when designed and executed

  • Make suggestions regarding database design, tuning options, and other potential issues

  • Restore service to databases as outages happen, including after hours and on weekends

  • Maintain all database instances across development, staging, and production environments, handling installations and configurations as needed

  • Baseline system performance, monitor for deviation, and recommend and implement improvements to slow running queries

    Requirements - Practical knowledge of storage and server hardware desired

  • Comprehensive knowledge of SQL Server

  • Skilled at making improvements to query performance

  • Prior experience building and maintaining documentation

  • Solid grasp of relational database management systems

  • Previous experience in production environments and being on-call

  • 4+ years of database experience 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.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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