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NoSQL Database Administrator

Posted on Feb 21, 2019 by Software Guidance & Assistance

Jacksonville, FL 32099
Information Technology
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Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a NoSQL Database Administrator for a contract assignment with one of our premier healthcare services clients in Jacksonville, FL.

  • The Senior IT Database Administrator (Senior DBA) provides consultation related to database management and administration.
  • The Senior DBA's perform detailed data flow analysis ensuring the highest levels of efficiency in database and query design in distributed data flows.
  • Senior DBA's administer database systems to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data.
  • The Senior DBA is responsible for maintenance, control and testing of complex databases which provide orderly methods of data storage and controlled access to data.
  • Senior DBA's also maintain complex query language for established database systems, design and execute backup and recovery schemes and implement disaster recovery procedures.
  • The Senior DBA serves as a subject matter expert providing consultation to end-users and project team members on database management, query development, system requirements and database change management initiatives and providing technical guidance to other DBAs.
  • Consults on database, architecture and related infrastructure technologies to all areas and levels within IT.
  • Consults on exploiting opportunities involving multiple hardware and software systems, issue resolution, providing innovative business solutions, etc. to both internal and external customers and partners.
  • Provides technical leadership on the implementation of leading-edge database technologies and the design and implementation of large-scale technical solutions based on business requirements.
  • Develops and ensures compliance with all system, disaster recovery and security audit policies.
  • Writes complex programming/scripts.
  • Participate in disaster recovery design, testing and execution
  • Monitor and evaluate database performance and adjust database configuration as appropriate
  • Provide technical leadership to other DBAs
  • Design process for database change management issues related to environment migration
  • Make highly complex physical changes to current databases, often this requires working after hours
  • Maintain operational documentation (eg, procedures, task lists, architecture blueprints)
  • Provide subject matter expertise to corporate projects and initiatives
  • Work with users and IT partners to understand requirements for a physical database design
  • Provide database consulting expertise to corporate projects and initiatives applying PMM and development life cycle concepts
  • Address customer concerns and issues related to database management
  • Evaluate database performance and adjust configuration appropriately
  • Provide production support for outages, restore/recovery events
  • Optimize implementation of system design in order to optimize performance and effectiveness while realizing the optimum technical issues.
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Skills:
  • 5 or more year's professional experience as a senior database Administrator with strong working knowledge as Operational/Systems and applications DBA to setup and support ( 2 out of 3 of the following) MongoDB 3.x and 4.x, Postgres (EntepriseDB) 10.x/11.x, Cassandra (DataStax) 6.7. (If they do not have Postgress experience must be willing to learn it)
  • Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience.
  • In depth knowledge of the MongoDB/Postgres/Cassandra architecture.
  • Experienced in installing, configuring and upgrading MongoDB, Postgres, Casandra databases and clusters.
  • Experience in configuring and supporting Enterprise Manager, Ops Manager, Ops Center.
  • Experience in deploying NoSQL databases in Linux on Power environment and good understanding of operating system concepts of Linux (RHEL).
  • Proven experience in working in a mission critical environment in a multi-terabyte database platforms.
  • Strong hands on experience to work with document based aAA AA JSON data structures.
  • Working knowledge of architecting, configuring, setting up Tier-1, highly available deployments.
  • Perform routine maintenance on several database environments including application of updates, patches, and hotfixes.
  • Experience in automating routine database administrative tasks.
  • Creating databases, migrating database objects from non-production to production environment.
  • Designing and building data models, schemas, views, and tables to support application requirements
  • Working knowledge of Database Security mechanism, data encryption, obfuscation, auditing using tools such as Guardium.
  • Extensive experience designing and executing backup and recovery concepts and procedures.
  • Experience in measuring database performance issues and troubleshooting complex database issues, I/O bottlenecks, and hands on experience of turning workload.
  • Experience in using Splunk, Nimsoft for Availability and performance.
  • Good understanding of licensing options and optimization.
  • Experience in Scripting languages (Shell or python or Perl) for automating DBA administrative tasks.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Control-M.
  • Experience in implementing Postgres STIG implementation, testing, and other vulnerability remediation.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT industry database technologies and processes and business applications integrated with database technologies.
  • Provide 24 x 7 Support to Critical production systems.
  • Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies
  • Experience in working closely with the application development teams to resolve any performance related issues and provide application support.
Preferred Skills:
  • Database Administration Certification for MongoDB, Postgres, Cassandra.
  • Added advantage of knowledge of administration of DB2, Oracle, MySQL.
  • Continually investigate methods to improve system reliability and performance, provide input on capacity planning and high availability, zero downtime maintenance and upgrade paths.
  • Implement and support big data tools and frameworks such as HDFS, HBase.
  • Implement and support streaming technologies such as Kafka and Spark.
  • Health care industry related experience.
SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply.

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