Netezza Database Administrator

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Fannie Mae Reston, VA

Fannie Mae
Reston, VA
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Client: HPe/Fannie Mae

Job Title: Netezza Database Administrator (Level-2)

Duration: 18 Months

Location: Reston, VA

Interview Mode: Phone then Skype (3-4 Round)

No. Positions Available: Two

Job Notes:

* This person must have 2+ years of Netezza DBA experience. They will be required to be L-2 SMEs on Netezza.

* 100% onsite in Reston, VA.

* Will hire through Skype / Phone interviews.

* 3-4 interview rounds total.

* Enterprise-level client.


The main function of a database administrator is to coordinate changes to Netezza databases, test and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. A typical database administrator is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing security measures to safeguard the computer database.


* Serve as a subject matter expertise for Netezza system and database development.

* Support application releases to modify database objects, database creation, and data migration.

* Review SQL queries and database design for performance.

* Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development and execute changes from development to production.

* Develop standard and best practices for Netezza database. Work with application teams closely to implement the standard and best practice.

* Occasional off hours and weekend support required.

* Provide production support and Serve on-call rotation.

* Participate in disaster recovery exercise.


* Proficient knowledge of Netezza appliance systems

* Unix Shell scripting

* 5+ years of experiences in Netezza database administration, including knowledge of undocumented Netezza internals.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.

* Ability to work independently and manage one's time.

* Ability to work under pressure.

* Multi-tasking and organization skill.

* Experience in SDLC and Change Management process.


* Associate's degree in computer programming or relevant field required.

* Bachelor's degree preferred.

* 5-7years' experience required.