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Database Administrator

  • Location: Atlanta, GA, 30303
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Database Administrator

Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Term: 24 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Partner with other Database Administrators in support of database services to ensure the highest standards of availability, resilience, integrity, security and performance required by our business systems.
  • Support Application Developers in designing, implementing and testing database changes to support our business applications.
  • Support Systems Administrators during patching of operating systems.
  • Maintain multiple DB2 LUW environments, such as Development, QA and Production.
  • Set up new databases and perform database maintenance.
  • Partner with other Database Administrators during installation, configuration, software upgrade and updates to maintain client environments.
  • Partner with other Database Administrators in development, setting up and managing automated backups.
  • Performance tuning and database optimization.
  • Set up centralized monitoring, executing scripts, patches, backup reports, status reports and performance monitoring.
  • Perform appropriate Change Management duties to comply with IT policies and procedures.
  • Perform appropriate Incident/Problem Management duties to comply with IT policies and procedures.
  • Report progress on a weekly basis of status on all assigned work tasks in a written report.
  • Ability to work during non-business hours including weekends and holidays, as needed.

 

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5 years’ experience as a Database Administrator.
  • 5 years’ experience with Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • 3 years’ experience as a Database Administrator on DB2 LUW.
  • 2 years’ experience with Red Hat's Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
  • 1 year experience with IBM's QMF or similar tool.
  • 1 year experience with Microsoft's Outlook, SharePoint, EXCEL and WORD.
  • 1 year experience with Unix shell scripts, such as ksh, csh, bash or sh.
  • 1 year experience with scripting languages, such as Perl or Python.

 

Even better if you have:

  • 1 year experience with DB2 LUW version 11.1 or higher.
  • 1 year experience with Red Hat's Enterprise Linux version 7 or higher.
  • 1 year experience with Quest's Toad for DB2 LUW.
  • 1 year experience with DBI Software's Performance Suite for DB2 LUW.
  • 1 year experience with Erwin's Data Modeler.
  • 1 year experience with programming languages, such as COBOL or Java.
  • 1 year experience with file transfer protocols, such as FTP or SFTP.
  • 1 year experience with Informatica's Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS).
  • 1 year experience with MySQL, SQL Server and/or Teradata.
  • 1 year experience with Local, State and/or Federal government.

 

 

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!