Job ID :
3370
Company :
State of Iowa
Location :
des moines, IA
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
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Complete Description:

 

The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for data analysis and database management. DBAs are typically involved in maintenance, enhancement, designing of data dictionaries, physical and logical database models, and performance tuning. DBA’s have a range of skills and knowledge of the utilities and production tools used for data storage management to support the Application Team. DBAs must be able to work in a team environment, follow quality standards and have strong written and verbal communication skills. DBAs coordinate physical changes to computer data bases; and codes, tests, and implements physical data base, applying knowledge of data base management system: Designs logical and physical data bases reviews description of changes to data base design to understand how changes to be made affect physical data base (how data is stored in terms of physical characteristics, such as location, amount of space, and access method). Establishes physical data base parameters. Codes data base descriptions and specifies identifiers of data base to data base management system or directs others in coding data base descriptions. Calculates optimum values for data base parameters, such as amount of computer memory to be used by data base, following manuals and using calculator. Specifies user access level for each segment of one or more data items, such as insert, replace, retrieve, or delete data. Specifies which users can access data bases and what data can be accessed by user. Estimates time and cost required to accomplish project.   Directs programmers and analysts to make changes to data base management system. Reviews and corrects programs. Answers user questions. Confers with coworkers to determine impact of data base changes on other systems and staff cost for making changes to data base. Modifies data base programs to increase processing performance, referred to as performance tuning. Workers typically specialize in one or more types of data base management systems. May train users.

 

8 to 10 years of experience.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, performs a variety of complicated tasks, may lead and direct the work of others, may report directly to a project lead or manager, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

 

Skills:

Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience

Oracle 11            

Required             8              Years

Monitor Database Performance               

Required             8              Years

Perform Database backups to disk, from tape and perform tape backups

                Required             8              Years

Ability to manage multiple environments for development, test and production              

Required             8              Years

Address Hardware Issues            

Required             8              Years

Apply Oracle Patches and Upgrades       

Required             8              Years

Perform Database Refresh and Restores

Required             8              Years

Monitoring & managing tablespace size, available disk space on the servers and general database health checks              

Required             8              Years

Monitor Database Performance by scanning the Oracle Data Dictionaries for each day and know the problem SQLs.        

Required             8              Years

Query Performance tuning         

Required             8              Years