Sr Database Administrator


Client Reference Code: 205216
Senior Teradata DBA

Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of production databases in compliance with application specifications and company policies, standards and procedures. Manages and maintains all production and non-production databases.

Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Performs installations and configurations of Viewpoint, databases, clients etc.

Designs and maintains access and security administration.

Designs, implements and maintains backup and recovery strategies on Database Management Systems.

Supports multiple services and multiple databases of strong complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of data.

Troubleshoots alerts (alert log, Jobs, Disk Group, etc.) and performance issues.

Performs capacity planning of Teradata server environment and provides recommendations to management to sustain business growth.

Designs, implements, maintains Disaster Recovery (DR) methodologies and creates documentation.

Gathers business requirements and designs, implements multiple projects along with the production support.

Creates standard operational procedures and templates.

Acts as mentor for Database Administrators and Associate Database Administrators.

Provide mentorship and coaching to entry, junior and associate level team members, including interns, to ensure a effective assimilation to the team and resource for professional growth.

Performs research and provides plans to remediate complex business problems.

Assists the development teams to improve database design and procedures on SQL best practices etc.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Strong knowledge of database architecture and its implementation
Extensive experience with Teradata tools: Viewpoint, SQL Assistant
Strong knowledge of Data Warehouse/Data Management Experience
Strong knowledge of Teradata version 4.11 and above
Strong knowledge of Workload Management
Strong understanding of best practices in maintaining medium to large scale Teradata database systems
Strong knowledge of SQL programming language
Strong understanding of Change Management procedures
Strong knowledge of Instance, database and query tuning to improve the performance of the database/application
Strong knowledge of Windows/Linux/Solaris operating systems and shell scripting
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
Ability to work independently
Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations
Ability to effectively consult with department managers and leaders

BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
6 to 9 years of experience working with Teradata and various database management systems in testing, implementation, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment

Office environment
24×7 on-call support

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
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Job Code : TWCIDB333 Sr Database Administrator Exempt


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