Application DBA

CGI - Herndon, VA3.7

30+ days agoFull-time
CGI has an immediate need for a Mid level Application DBA to join our financial services team in Herndon, VA. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

This is the chance to further advance your career. Why?
  • We partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!
  • Full-time opportunity to become a member of a stable, growing organization with over $8.5 billion+ in annual revenue
  • We have over 73,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, and much more – and all CGI benefits begin on your first day of employment!
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Role requires candidate to be an experienced Application DBA who can independently handle DBA activities in high pressure environment. The person should have excellent communication, time management skills and the ability to multitask to deliver in a fast paced environment.

  • Responsible for the application schema in local environment (Capacity Planning, Tables, Views, Stored Procedures, Packages, Performance Tuning etc. specific to the schema)
  • Responsible for coordinating all requests to Database Shared Services for the development environment
  • Conduct Performance Tuning, Query Optimization initiatives and assist the team in troubleshooting and resolving performing related issues.
  • Responsible for DB MOD changes
  • Create and maintain physical data model
  • Expertise and Hands-on experience developing PL/SQL code as per the solution specifications
  • Support System Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) as needed
  • Participate in Production Implementation Planning
  • Perform the data Backup (export) and restore (import) for Development/ Test environments
  • Responsible for database capacity planning/space management/entitlement management of the schemas etc.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to interact with various stakeholders at different levels such as PMs, SAs, developers, testers etc.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and take accountability is a must.
  • Working experience in a fast paced Agile/Kanban/Scrum environment.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
5 + years of experience

Key Skills Needed: Oracle and SQL Server Database Administration (application support, not database/server support), Advanced Performance Tuning, Advanced PL/SQL Programming, Data Modeling.

Preferred but not mandatory: Oracle 12c database experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or other applicable field.

Communication (Oral/Written)

What you can expect from us:
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