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Cleveland, Ohio - Open to discussion Contract/Full Time Posted: Monday, 19 June 2017

This is for a very Senior Level Oracle DBA. This position is a 12-month contract and it will be evaluated on that point in regards to ending, extending or hiring permanently.

*Consultants must work on-site in Cleveland, OH.*

The skills required are Oracle core database skills (database installation, tuning, backup/recovery, patching, monitoring, production support, etc) also desire Data Guard and Real Application Clustering (RAC). Also prefer one or more of MySQL, Progress or SQL Server.

The Database Administrator's role is to plan, design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases for all Global Supply Chain business applications while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software. All project and support tasks must be completed consistent with Company goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements while ensuring data protection and security in highly visible, mission critical environments

Essential Functions

Strategy & Planning

* Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers.

* Work with application development staff to develop database architectures, tuning & coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures where applicable.

* Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for backup/recovery, disaster/recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.

* Assist in creating quarterly work plan of activities in support of customer/vendor goals and/or team strategy. Assist in determining resource requirements needed to support the activities.

Acquisition & Deployment

* Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

* Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to successfully accomplish a project.

* Participate, with responsibility for some major deliverables, in the transition of support for new IT solutions that have been implemented for customer by the Database Technical Services team or other implementation partners.

Operational Management

* Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones.

* Install and configure relevant network components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity.

* Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues.

* Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.

* Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems.

* Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.

* Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.

* Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to business user needs.

* Perform database transaction and security audits where required.

* Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels.

* Develop routines for end users to facilitate best practices database use.

* Design, develop, and install enhancements and upgrades to database systems and application software.

*Assume primary responsibility during problem resolution. Uses troubleshooting techniques to identify root cause and implements permanent corrective action to resolve issues.

* Provide guidance to junior members of the team, where appropriate.

Incidental Functions

* Assist with projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.

* Attend management meetings on behalf of team.

* Provide periodic 24/7 on-call support of specific functions.

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

* Bachelor degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience.

Knowledge & Experience

* 5+ years IT experience.

* Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.

* Technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database Servers, including (Oracle, Progress, SQL Server, MySQL and related database management technologies).

* Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.

* Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.

* Project management experience.

* Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

Personal Attributes

* Strong and comprehensive verbal and written communications.

* Responsive and alert to new learning opportunities, growth and development of technical, interpersonal and business skills; able to recognize and address areas needing improvement.

* Motivated and competent to contribute appropriate time and effort to work needing attention.

* Attentive to detail with focus on accurate and timely results.

* Organized and able to prioritize tasks, responding effectively to competing needs.

* Attentive and reactive to customer needs and concerns.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

* Strong customer service orientation.

* Able to contribute to team effort and individual achievement.

Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
12months + (possible convert to perm)
Open to discussion
Beacon Hill Staffing Group
Ken Cole
6/19/2017 8:03:29 AM

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