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SQL Developer

  • Location: Columbia, 29201
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

Our client, a leading health insurance company headquartered in South Carolina is in search of a SQL Developer with extensive experience creating tables that index accurately, and improve efficiency and speed of table creation.  If this sounds like a match for you, please apply.

Duration: 6 months
Location: 100% remote, east coast hours required
Key Skills: SQL, DB2, Indexing, Table Creation, scripting.

Job Description:
Analyze and develop complex logical and physical database designs, data models and relational data definitions in support of corporate and client information systems requirements. Ensure that department standards for data are adhered to in constructing data management programs and tools. Perform regular monitoring, maintenance, and housekeeping for performance, capacity, and troubleshooting of assigned databases. Mentor less experienced personnel.
•20% Define data architecture standards for the organization, structure, attributes, and nomenclature of data elements. Design, develop, test, and implement new database objects (tables, views, indexes, databases, etc) and administer existing architectures supported for performance and maintenance related issues.
•20% Analyze and recommend best practice steps to prevent potential database issues, such as performance degradation or potential loss of service as well as recommend actions to fix issues when database problems do occur (outages or potential errors). Recommend methods to recover or improve databases to include analysis/review of vendor products.
•15% Provide input into complex decisions as they relate to data architecture, infrastructure and/or administration. Consult with information systems areas on database issues and proposed changes. Recommend tuning to databases and queries when they are not performing to customer requirements.
•15% Analyze and recommend upgrades to database software and components based on security requirements, new technology, or evolving application system requirements. Analyze and recommend capacity planning (SAN storage) based on captured growth trends and monitoring.
•15% Review database environments to ensure they meet security controls and audit requirements; continually mitigate identified risks and vulnerabilities. Ensure recoverability of databases by creating, scheduling and monitoring database backups for dependent systems. •15% Support management on enterprise wide and departmental goals and objectives. Provide education and information on security policies, practices, and awareness programs. May provide estimation on work efforts and recommendations on training plans for less experience staff.

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree. or 4 years of job related work experience or 2 years of job related experience plus an associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree. Required Work Experience: 8 years of IT experience including varied database administration experience.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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