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Relational Database Administrator (7632)

Capitol, VA 23219

Posted: 06/25/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Database Administrator Job Number: 7632

Job Description

Position Title: Relational Database Administrator
Position Status: 6-month contract with rolling extensions
Schedule: HYBRID (3 days onsite per week)
Overview: Our client is looking for a Relational Database Administrator for a HYBRID position based out of Richmond, VA.            

Responsibilities:
  • The position is telework/remote in nature.
  • Ensuring data is stored, organized, displayed, and analyzed in a way that allows users to perform business-related tasks.
  • Installing, maintaining, and optimizing database servers and systems to ensure they run efficiently and are available to authorized users.
  • Managing database access, creating and managing reports, visualizations, and dashboards, and automating repeating tasks.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting database errors.

Requirements:
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in relational database administration.
  • 2+ years of experience administering DB2 databases.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of relational databases and distributed database management.
  • Proven experience in planning, installation, configuration, and maintenance of database instances.
  • Experience in architectural DB designs at an enterprise level including high availability (HA) and scalable architectures.
  • Demonstrated ability in disaster recovery planning and execution in HA environments.
  • High proficiency with physical database and schema design in 3rd normal form.
  • Familiarity with logical-to-physical data modeling.
  • Experience in measuring RDBMS performance, using performance metrics to identify bottlenecks, and planning system-level configurations and other optimizations to mitigate performance bottlenecks.
  • Hands-on experience with bulk loading of structured data.
  • Familiarity with database security best practices and techniques.
  • Ability to interface with developers to understand and address performance and data access requirements.
  • Proven ability to stay current with new database technology developments and techniques, researching new software and tools, and proactively recommending improvements.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams, including software engineers, designers, and project managers.
  • Effective time management skills to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to diagnose and resolve issues related to database performance and application software.
  • Technical expertise in database administration and management, including scripting, stored procedures, and automation tools.           
About Our Client: Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition. Employment and personnel practices conform to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. While the Company is committed to following this principle in every facet of employment, all employees share in the responsibility to promote and foster a favorable work environment.
 
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