Database Administrator--I201
QVine Corporation - Virginia

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Job Description

The Database Administrator works with software and determines ways to organize and store data. Identify user requirements, set up computer databases, and test and coordinate modifications to the computer database systems. Ensures the performance of the system, understands the platform on which the database runs, and adds new users to the system. Plans and coordinates security measures, data integrity, backup systems, and database security. Provides technical assistance to computer system users. Answers questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, via telephone or from remote location. Provides technical expertise in the use of Database Management System ( DBMS). Ev aluates and recommends available DBMS products to support validated user requirements.

Perform server and storage capacity management and planning for the most complex and critical systems
· Recommend and implement process and tool improvements to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization's change management and configuration management processes and systems
· Plan for transition of the development and/or production environment to new technology
· Recommend and plan server recapitalization
· Perform server performance tuning
· Baseline and forecast server performance data and tune server hardware and software configurations
· Utilize system software to monitor the performance of system files; manages system data to maintain performance efficiencies
· Study system requirements to determine proper server installation methods and procedures
· Provide technical support in the ev aluation of prime object names, data elements, and other objects
· Ev aluate proposed objects and their attributes
· Ensure that proposed object definitions are clear, concise, technically correct, and that they represent singular concepts
· Answer users' inquiries regarding computer software and hardware operation to resolve problems
· Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors
· Install and perform minor repairs to hardware, software, and peripheral equipment, following design or installation specifications
· Oversee the daily performance of computer systems
· Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cable, operating systems, and appropriate software
· Maintain record of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial action taken, and installation activities
· Confer with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications
· Conduct computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems and to provide technical assistance and support
· Create and maintain monitor definitions and rules based upon requirements from Service Level Agreements ( SLAs)
· Monitor and conduct advanced analysis of output and performance of management of systems according to prescribed standards
· Plan and test capacity requirements; Ensure that services are provided with sufficient capacity to meet the business requirements
· Develop training materials and procedures, or train users in the proper use of hardware or software
· Prepare ev aluations of software or hardware, and recommend improvements or upgrades
· Conduct office automation feasibility studies, including workflow analysis, space design, or cost comparison analysis
· Manage, monitor and administer database system performance and schedule activities
· Perform optimization and tuning of data loads and extractions
· Recommend appropriate procedure, query or package changes and optimizations to ensure and improve system performance and reliability
· Install and configure database environments and associated storage systems
· Perform backups/restores, and archive data
Required Skills

Technology requirements include some combination of the following skills:

o Database management system software — Microsoft SQL Server; Quest Central; Sybase Replication Server, Database models

o Metadata management software — AllFusion ERwin Data Modeler; Data modeling software; IBM Rational Data Architect; Visual Paradigm DB Visual ARCHITECT

o Ability to manage, monitor and administer database and system performance

o Knowledge of RDBMS methodologies and concepts, including and not limited to: ETL processes, Data migration

o Ability to develop scripts for the creation of the physical database schema ( s), data security and protection, managing performance, performing backups/ restores, and archiving data

o Ability to design, document and build physical database environments from table, column, index and view definitions to storage requirements and drive spacing and growth accommodations

o Ability to work with ETL developers and data analysts to identify, design and implement solutions for extraction

o Ability to manage, monitor and administer database and system performance

o Experience in performance tuning MySQL/SQLServer/Oracle development skills

o Familiarity with Database Benchmarking Tools ( e.g., Toad, DBArtisan Workbench, SQL Optimizer)

Clearance Requirements - TS/SCI with Polygraph

QVine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V


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