Convergys SQL Support Engineer in Dallas, Texas
SQL Support Engineer
Do you think and dream big? Do you want to work with cutting edge Microsoft technologies?
Convergys is a global leader in enterprise technical support. Our talented team delivers a unique mix of engineers, analytics, and technology solutions. 9 out of the top 10 Fortune 500 technology companies trust Convergys with their most important assets: their customers and product support.
What you will be responsible for:
Help manage the ever-growing information needs our clients
Serve as an advanced technical resource that can act as an advocate for our customers
Communicate with business clients via telephone and written correspondence regarding technical questions and issues related to SQL Server technologies.
Resolve SQL Server issues related to TSQL programming, data integrity/corruption, backup/restore, setup/upgrade and add/remove components, Database mirroring, Cluster failover analysis, hangs or unresponsive servers, SQL Server administration tools, auditing issues, database maintenance plans and exceptions (access violations/AVs, Dr. Watson) related to SQL Server for SQL On-Premise and in Windows Azure Virtual Machine (IaaS) environments.
Provide a high level of technical support for SQL engine performance (plan forcing and plan guides, index tuning, query plans/tuning), performance tools (profiler, Nexus, SQLDiag, Database Engine Tuning Advisor), concurrency (locking), memory and SQL OS (SOS). It also supports replication, memory, service broker, DTS, notification services and full text search for SQL On-Premise and in Windows Azure Virtual Machine environments (IAAS).
Serve as an expert related to issues internal to Azure SQL Database (including customer databases on Premium SKU). This includes query performance, TSQL syntax, query performance, throttling, Management Portal, Management Studio, administration, data loss, failover and customers using the Import/Export service plus BACPAC errors.
The skills that will help you succeed:
Ability to hit the ground running.
Self-driven learner, ability to learn through self-paced content/instruction.
Understanding of technology and industry issues that impact business units and IT organizations within mid to large enterprise organizations
Desire to expand your career horizons and work with cutting-edge technology
Proven ability to perform complex analytical tasks with minimal supervision
Analytical yet creative
Genuine desire to help people be at their best
Passionate about technology and helping others
The technical experience that will help you succeed:
SQL DBA experience which includes disaster recovery, clustering, SSIS\DTS, Replication, and Query Performance Tuning
SQL Server 2008 or newer version, as well as Windows Server 2008 or new version.
Demonstrated understanding of the best practices in topology, configuring and performance optimization
Performance tuning, DMVS and relational database design, such as architecture, table and indexes structures and how they work.
T-SQL language, Triggers, Stored Procedures and Functions
Capacity planning and sizing SQL Server environments
Experience in high availability configurations with Failover Clustering and AlwaysOn features.
Experience with Relational Database management systems and concepts
Experience in systems development, network operations, software support or I.T. consulting.
Oracle or other database systems If you’re ready to find out how far your talent can take you, then apply to join our Convergys Engineering team in Dallas today.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel working within this job title.
USA, Dallas, TX
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