IT DBA Advisor

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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Irving, TX

Irving, TX
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IT DBA Advisor (458483)

Engagement Type:Contract,Contract to Perm


To develop, implement and maintain the Enterprise database system in a combination UNIX/NT environment; and to develop policies, standards and procedures related to the database environment.


Develops, implements and maintains the database system ensuring that the database environment is stable and capable of meeting ongoing business needs including logical and physical database design and implementation; structure testing of database designs, applications, and technology platform; security administration, backup and recovery planning; capacity planning; performance and tuning; research and evaluation of new tools and techniques.

Develops, revises, and implements policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines to effectively administer the database environment.

Plans and conducts structured testing of database designs to confirm functionality and performance.

Develops and implements plans to oversee the database administration function, and ensures smooth transition to new technology.

Assists with data and database administration including hardware and software evaluation and installation.

Participates in task force to develop and implement a database system.


Performs other duties as assigned.

Supports the organization's quality program(s).


Education & Licensing

Associate degree in computer-related study from an accredited college or university plus two (10) years computer-related experiencerequired. Bachelor's degree in computer related study from an accredited college or university preferred.


One (10) year Enterprise (Oracle, Progress, or SQL) development required.

Skills & Knowledge

Progress/OpenEdge Database Administration version 11.X in (24x7) production environment

Experience with implementing and managing OE Replication is a large database environment

SAN experience with OpenEdge databases (AIX Clustering experience and management a plus)

Experience with database creation, appservers, dataserver, Sonic MQ and Webspeed.

Experience migrating Type 1 to Type 2 storage areas

Experience managing and responding to alerts

Experience managing database and Unix environment space

Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

Analytical and interpretive skills

Strong organizational skills

Good interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies