Database Administrator Sr Professional
CSC - Torrance, CA

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Job Title

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Database Administrator Sr Professional

Requisition ID

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1200LYJ

Job Category

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Data and Databases

Primary Location

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USA-CA: CALIFORNIA-TORRANCE

Schedule

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Full-time

Remote Work Authorized

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Yes

Relocation Assistance

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Not Available

Travel

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No

Clearance Level

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None

Job Posting

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Oct 12, 2012, 12:02:48 PM

Description

Essential Job Functions

Monitors database activity and file usage, and ensures necessary resources are present. Determines data to collect and analyzes information as appropriate. Investigates and resolves technical database issues of significance.

Oversees the analysis and determination of database performance characteristics, informational needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, proposed manipulation, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities for more complex databases. Recommends and implements tuning opportunities to improve system response and run times.

Defines logical attributes and data inter-relationships and designs complex data structures to accommodate database production implementation, storage, maintenance and accessibility to enhance performance.

Optimizes database accessibility by developing load balancing architectures and processes to eliminate down time for backup processes. Limits database accessibility based upon information security level and ensures data spillage from more secure to less secure databases does not occur.

Implements and supports database security regulations, policies, and guidelines. Monitors security bulletins to obtain information of potential threats; installs necessary security patches to ensure ongoing database security.

Plans and installs upgrades of database management systems (DBMS) software as necessary to enhance database performance. Researches various hardware and software products; recommends solution and implements approved products.

Functions as a technical project leader or provides work leadership for less experienced personnel on a portfolio of databases, including installations and upgrades of DBMS software and backup/recovery strategies. Reviews and approves application and database design decisions to ensure that application solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and reliability upon deployment.

Assists project managers in the development of project plans including detailed project estimates and tasks required for database activities. Utilizes standard corporate tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.

Integrates databases and commercial of the shelf software; resolves conflicts between databases and of the shelf software, operating systems, and open source applications.

Designs and tests database installation, implementation, and recovery scenarios. Determines test to use and collects appropriate data according to established guidelines. Participates in analysis, development and implementation of unique database recovery plans in response to client-impacting outages.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred

Six or more years of experience in database design or maintenance

Experience working with computer hardware and software installation/upgrading procedures

Experience working with database and system maintenance procedures

Experience working with database creation techniques and database management systems (DBMS) features

Experience working with database performance tuning

Four or more years of experience in Microsoft SQL Azure, Microsoft SQL Notification Services, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration (2000 - 2005), Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration (2008), Microsoft SQL Server Integration Service (SSIS), Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), MS SQL Server OLAP Services, MySQL Database Administration, SQL Server, SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Clustering, SQL Server Tuning & Performance, SQL Windows, SQLBase Databases

Other Qualifications

Good analytical and problem solving skills

Good programming skills for database management and general software

Good communication skills

Leadership skills to guide work teams

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to anticipate problems and take decisive action

Willingness to travel

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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