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Robert Half Database Developer in Malvern, Pennsylvania

Description

• Tune PostgreSQL and MSSQL databases on AWS and Azure to reduce cost.

• Support all activities associated with PostgreSQL and MSSQL databases.

• Support the production environment by proactively managing the performance, integrity, and security of all applications' databases and database servers.

• Design, create and maintain highly available and secure database instances.

• Perform under limited supervision, maintain reliability of data and databases, and assist in developing and implementing standards for database maintenance and configuration.

• Mentor and provide support to developers in best practices for database design, programming, and tuning.

• Responsible for database administration including database system architecture, configuration, database creation, security, performance tuning and monitoring, backup and recoveries, database replication, failover strategies, data partitioning and scripting.

• Conversant with AWS RDS, Aurora, and Microsoft SQL Servers.

• May write PL/SQL code to load, migrate, summarize, and analyze data in support of application developers and other business objectives.

• Consult with developers to optimize query performance and provide best practice.

• Prepare / review implementation plans for major code pushes on production systems.

• Document all changes, upgrades, maintenance, and procedures following controls.

• Analyze products and recommend to senior management.

• Participate in an on-call rotation that provides 24x7x365 support of critical systems.

• Plan growth and changes (Capacity planning) on servers and databases

• Work closely with other team members for effective IT operations and business continuity

• Provide an effective Disaster Recovery strategy for the infrastructure on AWS and Azure

  1. Competencies:

• Analytical – collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.

• Design – demonstrates attention to detail.

• Problem solving – identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

• Oral Communication – speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

• Written Communications – writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.

• Teamwork – contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

• Planning/Organizing – prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives.

• Adaptability – adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Requirements

Microsoft SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL PostgreSQL

  1. Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Skills/Experience:

• Minimum of 7 years Postgres DBA experience in an enterprise environment

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or comparable education and experience

• Strong SQL background and demonstrable ability to optimize complex SQL queries

• AWS RDS, Aurora, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and MySQL

• Experience with Unix or Linux, and Cloud Infrastructure.

• Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations. Ability t

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