Sr Database Administrator
First Data - Atlanta, GA

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This position is for an Database Administrator with experience in Oracle 9i/10g/11g. Working with VLDB's in a high availability,high volume transaction processing environment on various platforms including AIX, Linux, and Solaris. Multiple database proficiencies in DB2, MS SQL or MYSQL are a plus. The right individual will be able to quickly grasp environments and become a working member of a team in a short period of time.

Production On-call support, fail-over testing, implement database patches and upgrades, routine DBA activities.

Designs, installs, maintains and upgrades the enterprise's production databases. Provides technical expertise in the use of database technology. Accountable for the overall performance of the enterprise's database environment. Works closely with clients, business analysts, systems programmers, and application developers to define and resolve information flow and content issues: helping to transform business requirements into environment specific databases. Monitors and analyzes performance metrics and allocates database resources to achieve optimum database performance. Works on multiple projects as a project leader, or sometimes as a project advisor. Supports multiple servers and multiple databases of medium to high complexity (complexity defined by database size, technology used, and system feeds and interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of the data. Works independently on projects. Requires minimum coaching on interfacing with multiple IT groups and business units. Provides technical coaching to business functions and lower level database administrators on more complex issues.

Expert in database administration, database monitoring and tuning, logical data modeling, and physical database development. Understands the principles, theories, practices and techniques of project management. Understands the technology impacts on business strategic direction enabling definition and integration of technical plans supporting the enterprise business functions and processes. 5+ yrs of related IT Experience. Database administration experience using Oracle 9i, 10g , 11g on AIX, Linux, or Solaris environments.

Core skill set in the following area's:

Database upgrades/creation
Database migration experience from Oracle to other platforms
Performance Tuning and troubleshooting
Security administration
RMAN/DataGuard
Capacity Planning and monitoring
Strong PL/SQL experience
Shell scripting
Strong interpersonal skills, customer service 'can-do' attitude.

First Data - 18 months ago - save job - block
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