Database Administrator
Javelin - Irving, TX

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Manages and enhances relational databases for data storage and processing.
  • Administers policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company database.
  • Cleans and maintains the database by removing and deleting old data
  • Optimizes data access and reviews, validates, and improves table maintenance code (QA)
  • Troubleshoots and resolves issues related to database performance, capacity, replication, and integrity
  • Executes strategies for warehouse implementation, data acquisition, and archive recovery

  • Qualifications:
    • 3+ years experience in database administration, data management, integration, and reporting working with relational databases; experience with PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server Enterprise, Oracle, or other enterprise-grade RDMBS (including SQL coding / scripting experience) is required
    • 2+ years ETL experience working with Informatica and/or TalenD and/or Pentaho PDI a plus
    • Experience working with multiple groups to document data flow diagrams (DFD) and assist in evolving the data architecture in alignment with the vision for the Enterprise Data Warehouse
    • Experience integrating marketing, sales (transactional) and operational data in a consolidated data warehouse
    • Experience tuning data for analytic / reporting tools such as Tableau, Business Objects, SAS, etc. is a plus
    • Proven ability to work as an implementation team member with critical individual contributor responsibilities
    • Proven self-starter who takes initiative and accountability for seeing a job done well
    • Experience with various SDLC (software development life cycle) methodologies
    • Ability to review, validate, and optimize code and data produced by others
    • Responsible individual with strong analytical skills and judgment to independently handle assignments
    • Strong written, in-person, and telephone communication skills with all levels
    • Must be detail oriented with a proven record of accuracy and thoroughness in all projects
    • Preferred: Degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education and experience


    The Database Administrator will be responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of a variety of databases to support internal and external clients. The DBA will be a knowledgeable database practitioner who executes routine operational processes and maintains quality database systems and solutions.

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