Sr. Database Administrator - DB2
SciQuest - Cary, NC

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The senior DB2 position is responsible for engineering and supporting DB2 databases for development, test and production environments.
  • This individual will work closely with application and infrastructure teams to support and manage complex environments.
  • Research and implement new technologies.
  • Mentor teammates on new technologies and best practices.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement within the organization.
  • Coordinate consultant teams.
    • Experience in the migration, upgrades and configuration of DB2 9.5, 9.7, and 10.1 UDB on Linux as well as a strong background in the monitoring and performance tuning of databases and SQL.
    • Act as a member of the production infrastructure team in the maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades executed against mission critical, 24x7 production environments.
    • Work with development teams in assisting in the optimization of table design and query analysis.
    • Analyze logical and physical database design considerations in the evaluation of tables for maintenance.
    • Assist in troubleshooting application issues related to database performance and bottlenecks.
    • Provide consulting expertise and leadership in the areas of SQL and database development and performance.
    • Development, maintenance and enforcement of database standards.

    Position Requirements:
    • 8 years of Database Administration experience, including a minimum of 4 years as a DBA on DB2/Linux within a 24x7 production environment.
    • The optimum candidate will have experience in larger scale DB2 installations in an OLTP environment.
    • Extensive system administrator experience on Red Hat Linux a strong preference.
    • Deep understanding of the interaction between DB2 and the underlying operating system and hardware.
    • Strong preference for a candidate with experience on both SMS and DMS installations.
    • Leadership experience working on technical projects, including planning, documentation, and implementation.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills in both business and technical areas.
    • Proven ability to maintain leading edge skills in a rapidly changing information systems environment.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to systematically troubleshoot problems in complex systems.
    • Experience with other database technologies including MySQL, SQL Server, or Oracle.
    • This position does require flexibility with hours and overtime. This person will be on-call during non business hours.

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