Sr. Database Architect/Administrator

Sr. Database Architect/Administrator

* General Functions A Sr. Database Architect/Administrator is responsible for data modeling, database and query design and performance tuning as well as application database installation, maintenance and upgrades. The DBA also supports the database-related work of others within the organization and its customers.

Specific Duties
* Data Model design and maintenance
* Database design, implementation and performance tuning
* Database capacity planning
* Database backup and recovery
* Database-related analyst/programmer/quality assurance/customer support
* SQL query review and performance tuning
* SQL statement creation/testing/tuning for the more complicated queries
* Review of mod specs for impact to database
* Participation in mod spec/issue/fix analysis meetings
* Installation/Upgrade development, quality assurance and production databases
* Maintenance of application database scripts for base and customized installations.
* The Sr. Database Administrator also acts as technical lead for other DBA staff members
* SQL statement creation/testing/tuning for the more complicated queries and stored procedures

Qualifications
* 4 year degree in a related area and/or equivalent experience
* Data Modeling experience (ERwin, ER/Studio, Visio, MySQL Workbench)
* MySQL database design and administration experience
* Excellent problem solving skills
* Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment
* Programming languages a plus - Java/C++/PL/SQL.
* Significant experience in an online company, 24/7 environment.
* BI Experience
* Open Source Experience - (Pentaho, Mysql, SVN, Hibernate)
* 5+ years of database administration experience in Oracle on Unix/Linux based environments
* Programming languages a plus - Java/C++/PL/SQL/Korn Shell/Perl etc.
* Ability and willingness to adopt and advocate Open Source technology
* Prior knowledge of Data Warehouse concepts would be a plus, but not required

Contact Brandon.nolte@chacha.com for more information.