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Senior Database Administrator

Mesa , Arizona | Business Intelligence & Data Management
Job ID: 122703
Listed on 11/22/2022
Job Summary:  Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Database Administrator to join their team in the Phoenix, AZ area.  In this role, you will support complex and multi-level application and/or system DBA (database administration) work including development and design of the databases that support our business applications and systems enterprise wide.

  • Database configuration, reliability, recoverability, performance, and the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of database software and related components
  • Provide operational database support for databases on many different DBMS (database management systems) software levels and versions, utilizing a wide variety of DBMS features, on many different operating system platforms for applications of differing complexities, disaster priority, mission critical designation, strategic initiatives, degree of standardization, practices, and usage of third party software
  • Work with/on advanced featured databases for complex environments for high priority applications
  • Maintain availability, performance, currency, integrity, security, and confidentiality of the database instances, backup/recovery, disaster recovery, replication, growth and disk space utilization
  • Facilitate problem analysis , resolution, configuration files, operating system account /system level schemas, tablespaces, database patches, database upgrades, database compatibilities, database bugs and workarounds, database vendor support process, documentation, release features, enhancements, special features associated with the physical DBMS (such as clusters), applications consultation, SQL tuning and object management, automation, and project implementation activities, such as physical design and installation of database environments
  • Act as subject matter expert with ability to knowledge share with the team

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Minimum CCNA level knowledge of Networking
  • Familiarity with vendor routing and switching platforms, Cisco, Foundry, Juniper, PaloAlto
  • Expert knowledge of IP, SNMP and SSH/Tenet
  • MySQL at a level to perform responsibilities listed
  • Experience with NetBrain or any similar network management tool (DNAC, HP OpenView, SolarWinds etc.) (recommended)
  • Knowledge of Restful API
  • Scripting experience using Python and Ansible