Database Engineer/Administrator

Location : Baltimore MD

Duration : 1 year

Client : SAIC

The position will be to provide database and data administration support and thought leadership to an effort to streamline and automate a legacy mainframe process consisting of approximately 200 COBOL and FOCUS programs. You will need to analyze and compile requirements and support the development of a solution for performing the extraction, analysis, and merging of data from various sources including mainframe flat files and RDBMs into a final end product summary file used for reporting. The person must be forward thinking and posses the skills and experience necessary to develop a solution that will be bring efficiencies and automation to the process. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential as the position will be client facing.

Key Factors: Specific Criteria bullets (for the req): (must haves, # of years, similar applications, related experience, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Must have database administration experience with Oracle, DB2, or SQL Server.

Must have experience with IBM mainframes and working with flat files.

Must have knowledge of COBOL, FOCUS, JCL, and modern programming languages such as Java.

Must have experience with the full system development life cycle.

Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

Must be outgoing and comfortable with working with customer contacts.

Must be a self starter and take responsibility for completing assignments on time.

Must be proficient in MS Office suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

Experience with modern programming languages such as JAVA is desired.

Experience with SSA.