|Job opening: Lead DBA - Tampa, Florida [message #343670]
||Wed, 27 August 2008 15:43
Registered: May 2005
Location: Tampa, Florida
This is a 3 month contract-to-hire position. Candidates MUST be interested in a full-time position. Local (Tampa) area candidates are strongly preferred, there is NO relocation assistance available for this position. |
Primary Duties / Responsibilities:
Responsible for database creation, implementation, testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting for software applications. Acts as DBA Lead for Oracle and SQL Server DBA’s. Also participates in database design, development, and maintenance projects and activities. Develops and presents major reports or presentations to that have substantial technical or business impact. Anticipates and identifies customer issues, needs and opportunities. Evaluates, installs, and maintains database management system (DBMS) software and related software products. Sets up and maintains data structures and database environments to support production, performance, and development activities. Assists management in evaluating and overseeing implementation of changes/enhancements to a vendor-supplied database management system (DBMS) and alternative software solutions to achieve client and management objectives. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in a related field.
2-3 years of experience leading a team of Oracle and SQL Server DBA’s.
5+ years of experience in a database analyst or equivalent technical position.
Thorough knowledge of the functions, features and benefits of installed database management platforms and associated structures.
Thorough knowledge of database design methods and techniques.
Strong knowledge of database security methods and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of applications development and support.
Expertise in performance tuning.
Thorough knowledge of techniques to define logical relationships among data, processes, or events.
Extensive knowledge of emerging technologies.
Extensive knowledge and expertise on strategic database platforms, structures, and migration considerations.
Skill in the identification of performance problems and implementation of solutions to correct performance problems.
Skill in conducting tests to newly installed/upgraded software.
Skill in isolating and resolving complex problems and utilizing appropriate diagnostic tools.
Ability to estimate, plan, manage, and communicate activities/deliverables of a mid-size project plan (i.e., a plan that affects a single system or product family and uses multiple resources).
Ability to plan and execute a software platform change with minimal disruption in service to clients.
Solid verbal communication skills required.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder.
Pre-employment qualifications: A background check including criminal, education, and employment will be conducted prior to start date. Also, a drug test and credit check will be performed.