11 days old

Database Administrator

Reston, VA 20190
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    $70 To $75

Seeking experienced Database Administrator who is responsible for database administration in a fast-paced operations environment supporting 24x7 business critical applications using analytical and transactional databases primarily on Oracle and secondary level on DB2 UDB databases, willing to work on shifts including night and weekend on-site support. Database Administrator will be able to perform troubleshooting any database issues, performance analysis, ensuring database security, evaluating new database trends and technologies, developing and testing Unix shell scripts, PERL scripting and coding required for database administration and associated database tools.

Responsibilities Include:

- Provide DBA support on all aspects of databases administration including backup/recovery, replication, deployment and real time production troubleshooting responsibilities on Oracle Standalone and RAC databases.

- Install, configure, monitor, upgrade and maintain database in production and non-production environments

- Provide 24x7 on call DBA support for production environment on rotation and need basis

- Provide Database deployment support for Test and Production environments

- Diagnose and address database performance issues using performance monitors and various tuning techniques

- Interact with Storage and Systems administrators on Linix/Unix/VM operating systems issues related to Databases

- Able to write database maintenance and automation scripts

- Configure and maintain Database High availability

- Support data guard replication

- Troubleshoot database production problems and database connectivity issues

- Implement DR solutions

- Ability to work well as a team and as an individual with minimal supervision

Required skills

- More than 7 years of experience in Database administration

- Solid understanding of Database technology - Oracle DB and RAC

- Extensive Database performance tuning experience

- Deep knowledge of industry-standard, enterprise-class best practices for a large database environment

- Good understanding of Linux/VM platform

- Deep understanding of HA, DR Database and storage technologies like Data replication, SRDF/non-SRDF

- Experience implementing, supporting and auditing database security

- Experience with Unix/Linux OS platform and Unix Shell/Perl scripting and automation

Preferred skills

- Experience supporting DB2 UDB databases platform under Unix/Linux platforms

- Experience with Big Data, NoSQL database technologies such as Apache Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase, CouchBase, Matrix, etc.

- Experience with Database monitoring tools such as Foglight

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Experience working in virtual environment using VMware

- Database performance tuning skills

- Database vendor certification

More Information:

Open to learn and support any database admin and operational skills; support DBA activities on shift including evening and weekend hours.


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