Data Base Administrator
US Citizen only
Contract Assignment- 6+ Months
M-F 40 hours weekly
Our Client has developed a reputation throughout the world as a company whose people and products are at the forefront of the aerospace/Defense industry. We have consistently demonstrated our ability to meet ever more demanding challenges be they technical, schedule or cost. This directly reflects the creativity, work ethic and remarkable attention to purpose of our people.
Essential Functions & Qualifications:
We are looking for a DBA to maintain the current set of DB2 databases (Developer Test, Production Test, and Production) of a medium sized system. They will need to review the current load profile and provide solutions for any issues found. They will ensure Commvault restores and regular reloads of production down to the test databases. Once the DBA is proficient with the current system; planning for migration from DB2 to another relational system will begin.
Identify data discrepancies and data quality issues, and work to ensure data consistency and integrity
Diagnose and resolve database access and performance issues
Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
Execute database configuration and performance tuning
Monitor system details within the database environment, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements
Leads or participates in process improvement and acts as a catalyst for change.
Provides technical leadership to team and department members. Leads through example while mentoring/influencing others.
Effectively works with peers, team members, and other departments.
Participates on project teams for assigned system projects; analyzes improvements and new applications, develops requirements and specifications.
Maintains functional operation of assigned production systems
Join a collaborative development team working on a legacy system.
Education and Experience:
BS or MS in computer science or a related discipline
7+ years’ experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance
Demonstrated skill and experience with:
DB2 administration (data cleaning, migration, optimization, license management, etc.)
Migrating production databases; assuring uptime and capability
Excellent attention to detail & careful adherence to procedures.
Nice to have:
Experience working with Relational, NoSQL, and /or Graph databases
Experience with Laravel / Lumen, or relevant PHP framework
Experience with Commvault database (DB2, Cassandra) backups
Experience with Agile development methodologies
Familiarity with the Atlassian suite of tools including Jira & Confluence
Job Status: Contract/Temporary