Georgia Employer

Atlanta, GA


Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-19
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Valid Through2023-09-08

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Responsible for implementation and day-to-day maintenance and monitoring of SQL Server, Azure SQL, and Oracle databases supporting AF Group's critical business processes and continually deepening and evolving need for data. Member of DBA team responsible for both on-prem and cloud-based environments. Interact with development staff in all areas of database design and operation. RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS: * Manage all aspects of data administration to ensure databases are highly secure, available, recoverable, and performant. * Perform routine, day-to-day database administrator duties in data replication, SQL tuning, application tuning, creation of database objects, and data modeling. * Participate on committee that sets database standards. * Consults with users to identify current database requirements and clarify objectives. * Review documented processes and procedures. * Maintain confidentiality of information processed. * Participate in on-call rotation for production database support. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS FOR SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR: * Make technical recommendations and implement policies and standards relating to the architectural design of databases, network communications, data access and security requirements, and backup and recovery procedures for production and development databases. * Create and refresh non-production databases. * Monitor and manage data growth and size requirements. * Plan, develop, test, and tune databases. * Assist and mentor development staff in data modeling, SQL tuning, application tuning, and creation of database objects. * Install third-party applications for testing and implementation in production. * Develop and maintain operational programs to monitor database conditions and activities. * Identify application and/or SQL performance problems and assist in their resolution. * Analyze, review, and alter database parameters and structure to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. * Consults with users to identify current database requirements and clarify objectives. * Document current, revised, and new processes and procedures. * Perform prototyping and database tuning and optimizing. * Stay up to date with advances in information technology by reading manuals, trade periodicals, and technical reports relating to SQL Server databases. * Provide technical assistance to other Information Services personnel. * Work with minimum supervision and exercise sufficient discretion and independent judgment. * Mentors peers and IT personnel. * Manage relationship with Microsoft and Oracle Support. * Analyze and plan for future database, server, storage, and network requirements. * Gather database statistics for trend analysis. * Research and plan implementation of new database features and enhancements. * Design database growth management strategies. * Design data backup and recovery strategy including usage of standby databases for Business Resumption Plan. * Produce periodic reports for management and staff. This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required. EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field required. Certification or progress toward certification of, industry-recognized professional designation in Oracle or SQL preferred and encouraged. Combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. SQL Server required, Oracle experience and Certifications preferred. EXPERIENCE: Five years experience within an IT environment which provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Three years relevant experience with SQL Server databases or maintaining a production data warehouse environment preferred. Experience within the insurance ind

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