Database Administrator Senior

  • location: Reston, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $60 - $65 per hour


Position: Production Support DBA: Core Skills - Sybase / MSSQL

- 4+ years of related experience, including hands-on production support

- Provide production support for medium and highly complex database and applications

- Trouble-shooting production incidents requiring detailed analysis of issues on Autosys batch jobs and databases.

- Create, investigate, and track solutions to database errors reported

- Escalate unresolved issues to L2 team and Primary DBA's

- Support application releases requiring execution of Autosys jobs, Unix and database script execution

as well as interfacing with business team/s

- Update user documentation and conducting training

- May mentor or guide work of less experienced support personnel

- Experience in a fast-paced production environment and the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous problems

with changing priorities

- Work in a team environment supporting a 24x7x365

- Need to work at multiple locations / Carry a cell phone during Shift hours (Evening, Night and Weekend)

Core Key Skills:

- Very strong Hands ON* experience in DB Platforms - Sybase/MSSQL

- Knowledge of UNIX, ETL, Sybase, MSSQL Platforms

- 4+ years of understanding RDBMS and UNIX/Linux

- In depth understanding of object-oriented methodology, data structures and design patterns

- Pre-Implementation Production Support Analysis

- High Level (4+ years) Unix expertise - navigation, scripting, command level

- Will also support other Key Platforms using SOP Documents - Actian/Paraccel-Matrix, Hadoop Hortonworks 2.5.3,

MongoDB 3.4.2 & ETL (Datastage, Informatica & CDC)

- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

- Ability to troubleshoot complex issues

- Service Now or other ticketing system (ticket life cycle)

  • Sybase DBA experience (5-7 year)

- Autosys or other job scheduling system (Debugging failed job)

- Support Infrastructure, Database and Application releases

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

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