SR. DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
Type: Permanent, Full-Time
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Are you an experienced Database Administrator looking for a new opportunity?
If so, Manpower is currently assisting a company in the Des Moines area with their search for a Sr. Database Administrator. This opportunity is contract-to-hire and offers strong pay.
What's in it for you?
-Opportunity to become permanent
What is the job?
-Lead in the design, development, implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of new databases as well as revisions to existing databases.
-The position will also lead in the development of standards and procedures to maximize performance, data integrity and recoverability.
-The ideal candidate is team oriented, experienced in the design and deployment of complex databases used for the purposes of marketing or consumer analytics.
-Works in a team to maintain all SQL Server, DB2 and open-source (MySQL, MariaDB,) databases for company, including setup, configuration, administration, tuning, trouble-shooting, data manipulation and backups.
-Works closely with software developers performing platform selections, database design, database architecture, SQL programming, consultation and technical guidance.
-Performs requirements gathering, business design, technical design, development, testing, implementation. writing reliable and efficient code, queries, stored procedures, cursors, triggers and scripting in MariaDB/MySQL and other platforms.
-Recommends hardware configurations as they pertain to database performance and high availability.
-Performs database performance monitoring and tuning, including advanced skills in the effective use of database tools.
-Creates and maintains backup and recovery plans and high availability planning.
-Responsible for the organization, security and protection of the databases and data.
-Provides daily operational activities such as backups/restores, application troubleshooting, log monitoring, adds, moves and changes.
-Works with other Technology Team members, Product Networking and Tech Support for any application development, network plans, trouble-shooting, implementations and changes on the database servers.
-Participates in the on-call production support rotation and may occasionally be required to do work at the office during non-business or late night hours.
-Participates in projects as needed.
What you bring to the job?
-Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field.
-Experience working in AWS. Hands on deployment and management of Amazon RDB, Dynamo and RedShift preferred.
-Ten or more years overall data processing experience in programming, analysis, or system design.
-Six or more years experience working as a Database Administrator.
-Experience or an understanding of commercially available data replication software packages.
-Ability to convey clear, concise, and organized information to others, using verbal, written, or other appropriate communication techniques.
-Ability to compose written correspondence and factual reports which are well-organized and concise, utilizing proper English, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
-Ability to analyze a situation using research and troubleshooting skills.
-Ability to make decisions on a variety of tasks frequently requiring discretion, judgment and initiative, guided by general procedures or standards.
-Ability to maintain high level of flexibility.
-Ability to work cooperatively and professionally with a variety of individuals.
-Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a reasonable time frame.
-Ability to use and coordinate multiple resources to complete tasks.
-Ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations.
-Ability to react to change and remain productive.
If you are interested in this opportunity please apply to this advertisement with your most up-to-date resume.