Database Administrator

20 Best Database Administrator

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Chester King

Jacksonville, United States

Data Analytics Pro: Power BI, SQL, Affordable

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Andrii H


Senior Data Engineer | Database Architect | AI/ML

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Scarlett Davis

Mumbai, India

Highly organized administrative assistant

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Katrina Lieber

Colorado, United States

Jira Cloud Administrator & Consultant

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Rachel Von Breciño


Detail-oriented data entry specialist

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Andrew Davis

Tampa, United States

Software & Data Engineer for Your Project

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Fatimat Thanni

Lagos, Nigeria

Data Wizard: Visualize, Analyze, Excel ✨

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Anisha Jinna

Phoenix, United States

Data Wizard: Analysis, Visualization, & More

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Irfan Sajjad


Data Analysis | Dashboard Creation | Reporting

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Srikanth Tangirala

Mumbai, India

Data Analyst / Data Scientist

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Maneesh Kumar Srivastava

Varanasi, India

Executive/General Virtual Assistant

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Pietro Macorig


Update Your Data: Dashboard Wizard at Your Service

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Sheikh Shazil


Virtual Assistant | Data Entry | Lead Generation |

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samuel odeh


Crafting Digital Solutions with Passion

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Irtaza Ahmed

Johar Town, Pakistan

Data Scientist, Data Analyst, ML Engineer

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Adnan Umar

Islamabad, Pakistan

Innovative Software Architect & Fullstack Engineer

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Mohanapriya Sivakumar

Bhavani, India

The best way to predict the future is to create it

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Santosha Rupa

Bengaluru, India

"Excel Freelancer Dashboard Expert: Transforming.

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Zain Manna

Doha, Qatar

Data Scientist | Data Analyst

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Devendra Variya

Surat, India

DevOps & Full Stack Pro: Web & Cloud Mastery

Common projects for Database Administrators

Designing and implementing database structures for new applications.

Optimizing database systems for performance efficiency.

Implementing backup and disaster recovery solutions.

Migrating data across different databases.

Assessing database implementation procedures for data security.

Monitoring system performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.

Tips for working with and hiring Database Administrators

Identify your database needs

Before hiring a Database Administrator, be clear about the specific type of database your project requires, whether it's SQL, NoSQL, or a hybrid database. Understanding your database needs will help you hire a freelancer with the right skill set.

Review their experience

Check the freelancer's past projects and experiences. A Database Administrator with experience in a similar industry or project may bring valuable insights and expertise to your project.

Discuss data security

Data security is paramount. Discuss the Database Administrator's approach to data security and their experience implementing security measures.

Communication and updates

Regular communication and updates are crucial for the success of your project. Use Contra's platform for all project-related communication and updates.

How to hire Database Administrators

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, understand your database needs. This could include the type of database, performance requirements, or specific security measures.

Post a detailed job

Post a detailed job on Contra that includes information about your project, the skills required, and the project timeline. A detailed job post will attract more relevant applications.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist candidates based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with the shortlisted candidates. Ask questions about their experience, their approach to database management, and how they handle various aspects of their work.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right Database Administrator, make an offer through Contra. This should include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Database Administrators

1. Can you describe a time when you improved database performance or security in a previous project?

2. What database technologies are you most proficient in, and how did you gain your experience with them?

3. How do you handle data backup and recovery?

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Frequently asked

A Database Administrator is a professional who manages and maintains database technologies. They ensure that data is available to users and secure from unauthorized access.

A Database Administrator is a professional who manages and maintains database technologies. They ensure that data is available to users and secure from unauthorized access.

A freelance Database Administrator offers their expertise on a project basis. They work on designing, implementing, maintaining, and repairing an organization's database. Their goal is to keep data available, secure, and running efficiently.

Hiring a Database Administrator on Contra allows you to find top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. Contra provides a platform for you to review their profiles, manage contracts and payments, and communicate effectively with the freelancer.

To hire a Database Administrator on Contra, you can post a job detailing your project's requirements. Database Administrators that match your requirements can apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Database Administrators and invite those you're interested in to apply.

Projects that require a Database Administrator often include designing and implementing new databases, optimizing existing databases for performance efficiency, migrating data across different databases, implementing data security measures, and setting up data backup and recovery systems.

The cost of hiring a Database Administrator on Contra can vary depending on the complexity of the project and the freelancer's experience and skills. On average, Database Administrators charge between $45 and $50 per hour.

Database Administrators use a variety of tools depending on the specific database technology they are working with. Common tools include SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), MySQL Workbench, Oracle SQL Developer, and various data modeling tools.

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