27 days old

Sr. Database Developer/DBA

Reston, VA 20190
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    $60 To $80

Senior Database Developer/DBA

Randstad Technologies is searching for an experienced, senior level Database Developer/Database Administrator to work on a contract to hire position with our client in Reston, VA.

Job Description:*

Manages and maintains all production and non-production databases. Responsible for standards and design of physical data storage, maintenance, access and security administration. Performs backup and recovery on Database Management Systems, configures database parameters, and prototype designs against logical data models, defines data repository requirements, data dictionaries and warehousing requirements. This position optimizes database access and allocates/re-allocates database resources for optimum configuration, database performance and cost. Performs work that is complex and varied in nature. Defines and discerns key aspects of a problem and develops an integrated solution within a broad technical and business context of significant impact. May provide guidance/training to more junior staff.

Required Skills:*

Contribute to the development of technical design decisions involving the database.

Work collaboratively with Application Architects, Project Managers, and Business Owners to develop the database model and design

Evaluate new database technologies and data loading mechanisms

Develop and implement new database and data loading patterns

Proactively work on identifying and addressing DB/application performance issues

Contributes to system development and deployment activities to ensure that data base systems management concerns are addressed

Adheres to departmental and organizational standards and processes

Provides input to strategic IT goals, objectives, tools, methodologies, and infrastructure

Maintains accurate and up-to-date knowledge of requirements for maximizing database potential (performance)

Work independently and proactively in a rapidly changing team environment

Evaluates and solicits feedback on processes and procedures to identify potential areas for improvement

Coordinates activities with supervisor and other DBA's

Assist the Architects and Project Managers in the development of full life cycle documentation and documents all activities

Takes ownership of assigned responsibilities and follows through to effective solution

Work closely with the Infrastructure, Operations, and SW Engineering staffs as needed to help troubleshoot and maintain production databases and to resolve production outages.

Communicate complex technical information in a timely, concise and coherent manner.

Maintain an in depth understanding of industry trends and evolving technology.

Preferred Skills:*

5-7+ years of experience in the design and development of Oracle relational database management systems

Experience with data warehousing and business intelligence environments

Expertise in relational and dimensional data modeling and database design

Experience in logical database modeling and physical database designExperience with developing Cloud based databases

Experience preferred with migrating on-premise databases to Cloud based databases

Experience with identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks

Familiarity with AWS Redshift, Postgres, MemSQL, and other newer database technologies

Familiarity with data loading technologies like Informatica, SPARK, SQOOP etc.

Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills

Proficiency with SQL/PLSQL

Strong customer service orientation

Strong problem solving and analytic skills

Strong skills supporting n-tiered applications, built onto the Oracle database platform

Knowledge of distributed databases and partitioning

Knowledge of scalable data architectures

Knowledge and understanding of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) for software development.

Ability to support multiple concurrent projects

Ability to provide off hours and weekend support as necessary

Generally familiar with database programming and analysis, systems develop methodologies, specifically Java, XML and web services

Current Oracle DBA Certification is desirable


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent preferred. Professional training and/or certification using Oracle tools and technologies desired. Seven to ten years of progressively responsible experience. Several years' experience in the analysis, design, and development of Oracle databases.

If you or someone you know would be interested in being considered for the Senior Database Developer/DBA contract to hire position with our client in Reston, VA please send all resumes to [email protected] ASAP!


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