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Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Resolve problems and answer questions related to the RDBMS and its associative platform environment interdependencies (Unix, Windows); contact vendor support when necessary.
Willing to take on new challenges in a fast pace environment
Under the supervision of the DBA III or DBA IV run diagnostic tools to identify database performance bottlenecks, and take appropriate corrective actions to improve database performance.
Work with development teams to tune SQL queries and to increase overall performance of the applications
Under the supervision of the DBA III or DBA IV keep RDBMS at current release and maintenance levels; install supporting products; provide current, stable production and development environments.
Monitor file system space, database allocation, etc.; verify efficient use of disk storage in a SAN environment; reclaim dead space; optimize space allocation and avoid out-of-space conditions.
Participate in the evaluation and recommendation of DBA tools and new DBMS technologies.
Perform change management, impact analyses, research products, configure software, and establish standards and procedures that support the Companys database environment needs.
Application-oriented database administration and technical support for the various development, training, testing, and production requirements of relational database environments.
Assist in the definition and development of database documentation and standards.
Contributes to departmental activities and programs by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
Work with other departments to support a variety of applications including but not limited to Oracle 11i and Siebel
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Working knowledge of database concepts, design and deployment, recovery techniques, performance monitoring and tuning, Structured Query Language, and relational database design techniques.
Ability to review physical databases design under supervision with developers and create objects in development, maintenance, testing, training, and production environments.
Run diagnostic tools to identify database performance bottlenecks, and take appropriate corrective actions to improve database performance. Work with development teams to tune SQL queries.
Create database users and assign appropriate roles.
Experience in deploying code from a staging environment to production.
Experience in maintaining both a staging and production environment.
Required Education & Experience:
In order to accomplish the essential duties of this position, the incumbent should have Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline; equivalent experience acceptable.
At least 1 to 3 years of experience in administration, programming, and support of RDBMS's (Oracle or SQL Server) in one or more computing environments: Unix, Windows
1 to 3 years of experience as a DBA in one or more environments is highly desirable (preferably with RDBMS's) or strong, demonstrated DBA skills earned in equivalent experience.
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