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Posted: Sunday, July 9, 2017 8:37 PM

The contract duration is initially 6+ months, with possible extension Education & Experience: Should have 15+ years of experience with SQL Server and SQL Server Database Administrator for versions 2000, 2005, 2008R2, 2012 and 3+ years professional experience as an Oracle Database Administrator for versions 11g & 12c as well as MSSQL 2012. In addition the candidate must have Windows 4+ years of Windows experience. Job Responsibilities: * Will be expected to support a SQL Server environment of 1500+ databases as one of three primary database administrators and provide secondary support role for Oracle database environment of 450+ databases.MaintenanceBackup & Recovery i. TestingAlerts (Job failures, database & server capacity, etc )Database integrity checksReview logsUpdates database statisticsAdministering High Availability solutionsWindows Clusters (SQL Server)Standby databases & log shipping (SQL Server)Data Guard (Oracle)Troubleshooting databases performance issuesTroubleshooting application performance issuesDatabase Maintenance & ConfigurationPatchingUpgradingSecurityAuditingConfiguringDocumentingApplication (DDL & DML)Enhancement & Corrective ChangesEmergency ChangesPatchingUpgradingProcess ImprovementsSOX Control management & reportingParticipate in the DBA On-call 1 week a monthDocumenting environments and processes where applicableWork with other DBA team membersWork with various application teamsCandidates must have the following SQL Server skills: Advanced knowledge in SQL Server database administrator functions, including performance tuning, DB backup and recovery, capacity planning, replication, high availability (Cluster Management), monitoring or custom scripts, installing & upgrading RDBMS S/W and of databasesCandidates must have 3 or more of the following Oracle skills: Advanced knowledge in Oracle database administrator functions, including performance tuning, DB backup and recovery (RMAN), capacity planning, replication, high availability (Data Guard), monitoring using Grid Control or custom scripts, installing & upgrading RDBMS S/W and databases Good understanding and working knowledge of SQL, PLSQL and triggers and proficient knowledge or certification in a MS Windows environment A Plus:UNIX operating system environment, including scripting for automation of database tasks The following professional and personal skills are required in a candidate: * Must be decisive, focus on priorities, demonstrate high engagement levels and communicate upwards with no surprises* Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills, able to determine the impact of an issue quickly to prioritize further work * Able to contribute to operational debates, helping to identify and address future opportunities and challenges * Able to manage and prioritize day to day workload to ensure maximum efficiencies are gained * Promotes a positive and professional work environment with drive and enthusiasm. Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to work independently * Able to manage successful relationships, can influence stakeholders and shares knowledge effectively * Must possess strong communication skills (both written and oral) and good one-on-one interpersonal skills * Understands and has a commitment to the philosophy, mission, values, and vision of CLIENT Group * Must have strong skills in detail orientation, teamwork, remote working in a global setting, and strong follow-through * Will be expected to support the Production database environment of both Oracle and SQL Server in a 24/7, on-call capacity as needed - provided by DiceSQL Server RDMBS 8+/High/2000, 2005, 2008R2 & 2012 SQL Server Cluster 5+/High/2000, 2005 & 2008R2 Oracle RMAN 1+/High/ 11g, 12c OEM 3+/High/ 11g, 12c


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