Identify server hardware, software and configurations necessary for running DB2 UDB and Oracle in an optimal fashion.
Develop new processes, utilize and refine existing processes for database software installation and configuration
Database Requirements Analysis and Design
Enforce and refine database standards
Work with development teams to design, or review designs for new databases/database changes.
Assess and identify database server resource requirements
Develop and maintain data models
Database Monitoring and Tuning
Lead efforts to develop and improve procedures for automated monitoring
Review performance stats and recommend changes for tuning database, server, and storage configurations, as well as application SQL
Database Backup and Recovery
Participate in periodic backup audits, including test restores ensuring all databases and associated logs are being backed-up
Lead requirements assessments for backup and recovery
Develop new backup and recovery processes that leverages new techniques and technology
Database Problem Research and Resolution
Assume ownership of database related problems; pursue problem resolution and root cause analysis
Coordinate interaction with vendors in critical database problem situations
Participate in a 24X7 pager rotation; rotations can vary from weekly to daily hand-offs. The rotations include providing DBA support on weekends and holidays, as well as providing Subject Matter Expert support to the on call DBA as needed. DBA on call work includes performing off-hour maintenance operations as well as dealing with afterhours troubleshooting.
Learn and stay current on the many facets of the Corporate Infrastructure applications as well as the features and functionality of DB2 UDB and Oracle;
Use established support processes and tools
Evaluate current technology and recommend tools/processes for improving availability, reliability, stability
Bachelor\\\'s Degree * Computer Science, technical or engineering degree preferred
5+ years experience with IBM DB2 on Unix platforms
Basic data modeling
Minimum of 3 years experience with UNIX shell scripting
Experience with Linux desirable
Strong quantitative, analytical, communication and verbal skills with a strong customer service focus
Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently toward assigned goals
Preferable 5+ years in a development or support organization supporting large applications
What is in it for you?
Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Please apply directly to by clicking Here link to Apply with your Word resume! Looking forward to receiving your resume and going over the position in more detail with you.