Database Administrator
The Talmadge Group, Inc. - Kansas City, MO

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Kansas City, KS

The Talmadge Group is seeking an accomplished and innovative Database Administrator Analyst (DBA) to join their dynamic group. The primary responsibility of this position is to manage the database environments and work with UDB in multiple open system environments, primarily UNIX/AIX and Windows. It is also beneficial for this person to have working knowledge with SQL Server. This person must be able to manage these multiple environments creating physical database tables, and perform regular maintenance and upgrades while ensuring the integrity, security and the recoverability of the data. The DBA must be able to apply expertise from prior knowledge and the use of tuning tools to make recommendations for modifications to the environment and applications to improve stability and optimize database performance. In addition, the DBA must have the ability to work through production issues and help resolve these issues in a timely fashion. This position requires the capability of working cooperatively with all levels of IT management and staff.

The Database Administrator possesses an understanding and expertise of the following:

: A diverse set of Database technologies including Database Management System backup and recovery, Database performance tuning, SQL analysis and tuning, Data Modeling, Data Security and Data Quality Assurance.

: SME for most, if not all, Database technology utilized by the corporate and field end users for UDB (and SQL Server).

: Regarded as a Database support expert and understands the many user environments which would be supported.

: An advanced knowledge and understanding of emerging Database technology.

Technical Experience:
: The ability to gain knowledge of the business goals and objectives and understanding of the core business functions

: Must be able to analyze business processes to define environment requirements and technical specifications

: The ability to effectively communicate concisely both verbally and written using different types of tools

: Must be able to work independently on task as well as work with others on data design, coding, testing, documentation and installation in accordance with industry best practices and specific internal standards, procedures and methodologies

: Must be able to work flexible hours when needed

: Experience with Data Modeling- 3+ year's experience developing functional analysis and design specifications in an Information Technology environment.

: Experience with Database related technologies, such as Windows Operating System, UNIX/AIX .

: Experience with SAN Storage (NAS, EMC).

: Certification on a Database platform.

: Demonstrated expertise in SQL Server would be a plus.

: Knowledge of warehouse business logistics is a plus.

: Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years of work experience

: Experience with UDB (and SQL Server) database administration.

: Experience with UDB (and SQL Server) Database Management System

: Experience in Database backup and recovery best practices.

: SQL Tuning Expert.

: Experience with on call 24 x 7 production pager rotation duties.

: Familiarity with Client connectivity variants (OCI, ODBC, JDBC).

: Understanding of current technologies and best practices in the information technology industry.

: Analytical/problem solving skills.

: Ability to manage and meet deadlines.

: Good interpersonal skills, with ability to work across functional lines, and at many levels.

: Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills.

: Ability to work on assigned tasks independently and assesses and executes with minimal direction.

: Must be self-motivated, punctual, and resourceful.

Who is The Talmadge Group? We are one of the rapidly-growing Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) working with both the Public and Government sectors. We need strong team members, as the work we do affects the nation and our friends, allies and partners. If you are interested in work that matters, we want to speak with you as soon as possible.

About this company
Talmadge provides platform independent IT Integration and Support services to Federal, State and Commercial clients. The long standing...