Urgently looking for a Teradata Consultant for a contract position at Boca Raton, FL.
Location: Boca Raton, FL.

Duration: 6+ Months.

Rate: Best.

Complete Description:

Serves as an expert consultant to applications developers to provide expertise on database capabilities and constraints
applications developers to provide expertise on database capabilities and constraints

Supports application development teams by recognizing and evaluating database issues and implementing solutions.

Performs data modeling; develops physical designs that demonstrate trade-offs between logical design and system performance

Creates logical and physical database designs

Establishes security and replication procedures

Demonstrates expert understanding of database performance tuning, data backup, recovery and security processes/ procedures

Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent training and experience; Graduate degree preferred

Approximately 8 years experience in related field

5+ years Teradata DBA (V2R6/TD12/TD13) experience, in a production environment required

Participates in 24x7 on-call support rotation

Required Skills

Database Administration and System Monitoring - Comprehensive and practical knowledge of the following:

Extensive experience with system and application troubleshooting, upgrades, workload management, performance tuning, recovery, and capacity planning of the Teradata Database 12/13 in a MP-RAS/Linux environment

Support and implementation of tools and utilities such as Fastload, FastExport, Multiload, TPump, Teradata Parallel Transporter (TPT), Data Mover, Viewpoint, Arcmain including Cluster archives

Serve as an expert consultant to application developers to provide expertise on SQL, Macros, Stored Procedures, Triggers, and AJIs/JIs

Strong knowledge of Teradata database administration best practices required

Interface with the latest BIDW technologies such as Cognos, SAS, DataStage

Fundamental knowledge of operating systems and system development

Communication/Personal? Strong demonstration of the following:

Ability to multi-task under minimum supervision

Detail-oriented and good follow-up skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with project management and planning experience

Capable to interface closely with internal/external customers and advice on database solutions