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US-AZ-Scottsdale: Sr Database Admin

Date: 14-Dec-2011
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Sr Database Admin

- Designs, implements and maintains databases and database support tools in the development, testing and production environments. - Conducts performance and tuning reviews for improvements to large and complex databases. - Leads the creation, maintenance and monitoring of backup and recovery systems, distributed data systems, user permissions and archiving systems. - Develops alternative solutions to complex and conflicting requirements for logical models and physical databases. Participates in model integration and convergence activities. - Provides database expertise in the development, implementation, communication and maintenance of the corporate data architecture, and of data management standards and conventions. - Leads and/or participates in the development of project estimates, plans, and timetables. - Provides technical support and training and acts as mentor to data administration team members. - Provides data element naming consistent with standards and conventions and ensures that data dictionaries are maintained across multiple computing environments. - Works closely with data architects and administrators on the design and implementation of databases. - Provides mentoring and leadership to department staff. - Serves as team lead on large projects. - Performs other duties as required.

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. - Previous (5-7 years) related database administration experience including data/process analysis, backup and recovery, and SQL programming. - Previous experience working in a UNIX and/or Windows environment, as well as, operating system specific scripting and execution. - Experience with DB2 V9 on AIX platform preferred. - Extensive performance tuning experience from a database and server perspective preferred. - Experience with high availability disaster recovery (HADR) and continuous/workload distribution (PureScale) a plus. - In-depth knowledge of the causes and remedies of performance issues in a database from a SQL, SQL coding, and RDBMS perspective. - Expert understanding of the database systems design and development process and its relationship to the needs of the business. - Thorough knowledge of data and process analysis and data base development technologies and tools.

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