Joshua B.
100% Job Success
Top Rated Plus

Microsoft SQL Server DBA (Ranked in the top 1 percent on Upwork)

✅ I'm the highest-rated and highest-earning SQL Server DBA freelancer on Upwork, with more than 100 5-star reviews and overwhelmingly positive feedback. I've solved customer-facing SQL Server bottlenecks and made massive performance improvements for Fortune 500 companies and well-known organizations, including the following to illustrate some of them: ✅ Oracle Cerner (Fortune 500 Company) ✅ CBRE (Fortune 500 Company) ✅ Stanford University ✅ Alltech Inc. (~2.5 Billion Estimated Revenue per Year) ✅ Viega (~150 Million Estimated Revenue per Year) I was featured as the top freelancer in the IT and networking category on Upwork, which has over 116,000 Freelancers in the category (refer to the portfolio section of my profile for details). ⭐ Here's what I can bring to your project ⭐ ✅ Top-notch experience in all versions of SQL Server (2000 - 2022) and cloud platforms ✅ Extensive experience working with large enterprise transactional databases ✅ Expert understanding of data security best practices when working with PII and PHI data ✅ Ability to quickly diagnose SQL performance issues and identify query pain points ✅ Expert ability in designing ETL processes for data warehouses and BI databases ✅ 24/7 ultra-reliable communication: you will always be aware of the project status ✅ Someone who cares about helping you succeed and bringing value to your business ⭐ Why you should choose me over other freelancers ⭐ ✅ Client Reviews: I focus on providing value to all of my clients and earning their TRUST. ✅ Over-Delivering: this is core to my work as a freelancer. My focus is on giving more than what I expect to receive. I take pride in leaving all of my clients saying "WOW" ✅ Responsiveness: being extremely responsive and keeping all lines of communication readily open with my clients. ✅ Resilience: reach out to any of my current or former clients and ask them about my resilience. For any issue that my clients face, I attack them and find a solution. ✅ Kindness: one of the main aspects of my life that I implement in every facet. Treating everyone with respect, understanding all situations with empathy, and genuinely wanting to improve my client's situations. 🏆 Reviews and feedback from high-profile clients 🏆 The client reviews below (also in my work history section) describe the quality of work and value that you can expect from working with me. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I've been very impressed working with Josh on a SQL Server DBA project for Stanford University. He took seriously the concerns we had when handling HIPPA-related data. He's professional, detail-minded, and eager to assist other technologists. I definitely will be reaching out to Josh when I need freelance work in the future." - Noah Abrahamson, Stanford University ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "We were in need of a SQL Server DBA to assist us in the upgrade of our CRM and Josh was able to come in and assist us and performed beyond our expectations. He worked on the schedule we needed him to and we are now keeping him on stand-by for future SQL work. If we could give Josh 10 stars we would, he knows what he is doing and genuinely wanted to help us get our migration completed successfully." - Adam Siegel, CBRE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Josh is a rockstar. We've used him on a number of projects and thought it was time to close this one and give him the 5-stars that he deserves. He's sliced through everything we've asked of him...replication, high availability, fixing previous DBA sins, optimizing queries and databases, backups, cloud migrations, you name it. Nailed every bit of it." - Anthony Presley, Truno

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  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Performance Optimization
  • Database Maintenance
  • Database Optimization
  • Database Security
  • Database
  • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Database Management System