L&I - Database Infrastructure Specialist

HonorVet Technologies - Harrisburg, PA

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Duration: 12+ Months

Interview Mode: Phone/Skype

Our Client seeks a qualified Oracle Database Architect/specialist with experience in performing upgrades in multi-tiered, high-availability environments. The successful candidate will have an understanding of performing upgrades from 11g to 12c installed on AIX Power7 and Power5. Must have the ability to work with Automated Storage Management(ASM), Real Application Clusters(RAC), and Replication.

In addition to traditional database administration and infrastructure support, special technologies designed to enhance the delivery center in its availability management and business intelligence initiatives. This resource will be required to provide oversight to one other database administrator supporting the decision support database.

The department is consolidating IT resources creating a need for a specialist to oversee infrastructure maintenance for several platforms. Sybase IQ and DB2/zOS are utilized in another agency creating a complex management situation, however day-to-day database administration is not required. An additional resource to support these two platforms is expected to be acquired.

Role Description:
Work independently performing routine database maintenance as well as specialized tasks as required by the UCMS development team.
Knowledge of various Database Management System products including Oracle Database Replication.
Knowledge of decision support systems, specifically Sybase IQ
Knowledge of data warehouse concepts such as load windows, star schemas, pre-calculated data constructs(cubes).
Highly skilled at database design, installations, conversions and upgrades.
Responsible for database backup and recovery procedures, access security and database integrity, physical data storage design and data storagemanagement.
Use of Toad, PuTTY and other administrative aids.
Knowledgeable in data analysis and database management techniques.
Execution of all responsibilities with little direct supervision of Team Lead.
Administration and scripting experience in relative platform.
Supervise performance tuning.
Author shell scripts to perform back up, restore, and monitoring tasks.
Identify and track issues, risks and action items.
Performs performance tuning.
Monitors database performance and space requirements.
Schedules and monitors end of day data warehousing jobs.
Assists in coordinating software releases.
Communicates accurate and useful status updates.
Manages and reports time spent on all work activities.
Follow quality standards.
Able to work in a team environment.
Complete assigned tasks.
Strong communication skills; both written and spoken.