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Sr. Database Administrator in Chicago, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Database Administrator
Duration: 6-month contract
Location: Chicago, IL
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Sr. Database Administrator for one of our clients in the Chicago area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • Our team manages business critical OLTP and multi-terabyte data warehouses utilizing the latest technologies in the industry such as RAC, GoldenGate, Exadata, Hadoop, MS Sql Server Clustering, and more
  • Leverage your technical and soft skills to impact the broader team and organization in a positive manner through teaching and providing innovative solutions
  • Administer and maintain the security and integrity of the databases
  • Implement data models and database designs, data access and table maintenance codes
  • Resolve database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues
  • Lead the efforts of installing and maintaining database management software

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Information / Data Architect and Database Designer / Modeler to help implement the physical data model for the development and / or production environments
  • Help develop and validate the database implementation plan
  • Support the data loads into the databases
  • Create database objects and maintain their physical organization / relationships
  • Provide input, as needed, to the development of business cases when enterprise-wide database solutions are proposed
  • Ensure that the application, and any enhancements, interact efficiently with the database
  • Develop and implement database performance monitoring process and analyze monitoring data for performance optimization opportunities
  • Manage the on-site backup and recovery process and / or support of the off-site backup and recovery teams
  • Plan for and execute any required database upgrades and migration (patches, etc.)
  • Communicate database requirements to the development team for the design and implementation of database-related code
  • Perform model walk-through to educate the technical and business communities, as needed
  • Help define back-up and recovery strategy
  • Help define archiving strategy
  • Develop and implement standards for data object naming and database design
  • Participate in project estimating activities
  • Produce technical documentation related to the databases under management according to technology standards
  • Provide off hours support as required
  • Establish strong working relationships with Information / Data, Application and Technical Architects, other team members; all functions within technology area; and across the business as appropriate
  • Manage individual workload and deliver to agree upon project milestones
  • Actively participate in HR performance measurement processes
  • Coach / mentor other team members as appropriate
  • Demonstrate ability to work in team environment and help resolve issues
  • Communicate status / risks to manager regarding delivering solution on time

  • College degree, or specialized training or equivalent work experience
  • Experience / advanced knowledge of logical and physical database modeling concepts and techniques
  • Knowledge of the company’s business practices, and familiarity with the company’s products and services
  • Knowledge of database performance factors, monitoring tools and tuning procedures
  • Knowledge of productivity factors and ability to understand impact of issues on overall database performance
  • Knowledge of fault detection and resolution processes
  • Knowledge of maintenance tools and procedures

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.