The client is looking for candidates that has a good understanding of Progress and UNIX. Candidates will be working in both environments and will also be involved in the release management process. Candidates will be responsible for the following: Perform data base management system (DBMS) design and redesign activities as needed in Progress on UNIX Coordinate with other data processing staff members to evaluate need; select software; design/develop storage structures, mapping and search strategies, access methods and support software for creating, maintaining and reor-ganizing database Specify, design, and develop data extract and load software. Performs loading, testing, and validation functions. Implements data definitions and implements and maintains data dictionary and other data support soft-ware Review, test, and evaluate performance of activity against physical data structures. Initiate system improvements; assess impact of change; recommend redevelopment, redesign or restructuring. Implement restart, recovery and backup procedures Install and maintain tools necessary to guard against unauthorized access to and use of database. Install and maintains tools needed to ensure accuracy of data. Required Skills:Requires superior technical, analytical and design abilities;Ability to make technical decisions; Requires current knowledge in SQL Server; Hardware and software experience needed to determine optimum configura-tions; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, in person and on the telephone.