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US: Sr. Database Administrator

Date: 21-Dec-2011
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Sr. Database Administrator

* Ensure high availability and high performance of production databases through proactive monitoring and disciplined process development * Cloning and masking production data in support of pre-production environments * Production support and problem escalation while participating in 24 x 7 on call rotation * Development support of database projects as well as internal projects * Reviewing release plan and implementing in preproduction and production environment * Participate in technical design meetings, database tuning efforts, troubleshooting and DBA engineering * Responsible for ensuring the integrity of automated data replication and transformation jobs that must complete on a nightly basis

* 4+ years experience as a DBA; 3+years on Oracle administration * Self motivated and committed performer with minimum supervision, proud of what you are doing * Experience of managing multiple RDBMS environment on large scale system * Able to provide technical leadership in DB design, operations and support * Able to review database code from development teams and able to enforce database standard agreed by the DBA team * Participate in on call rotation * Develop core DB operational processes and standard * Track and report key DBA metrics used to measure continuous improvement * Ability to independently research, evaluate and recommend hardware, software and/or tools. This includes collecting of business and technical requirements * Expert in Oracle Databases design, operations and performance analysis * Practical experience in monitoring and tuning databases in support of 24x7 high availability services * Work knowledge of Unix, Linux, AIX and Windows * Unix shell and Perl scripting skills * BS in Computer Science, Engineering or hard science * Project Management Certification * Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies * Working knowledge of mySQL, Teradata or other no-SQL databases like Cassandra

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