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Informix Database Administrator
Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
Prepares users by conducting training; providing information; resolving problems.
Provides information by answering questions and requests.
Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Essential Skills and Competencies:
Database Management, Database Performance Tuning, Database Security
Promoting Process Improvement
Problem Solving, logging vendor tickets and issues and following up and escalating responses
SQL tuning skills, experience with OLAP
Presenting Technical Information
Attention to Detail, Quality Focus
Excellent communication skills
Unix Operating Systems (Solaris, Linux)
Preferred Required Skills:
Informix 12.6 and 12.10 experience
Informix Time Series?? Object/Relational data management
Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA)
Informix Replication using HDR, Disaster Recovery knowledge
Informix Backup and recovery experience
Experience upgrading and patching Informix
Informix data compression
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