The opening requires Oracle in addition to the above skills. It is a 18-month assignment located in WEST DES MOINES, IA. Relocation assistance is not available and candidates must be authorized to work in the US. No corp-to-corps.

Job Description:
Database Administrator that can be on-call to cover first response problem tickets for DBMS from Oracle and Sybase strength needs to be in Oracle but have experience with Sybase so they can at least look into Sybase issues. Their primary support role will be helping to support the bank's database applications therefore they must have strong hands on working knowledge of: Oracle 10g and 11g and Sybase 15 Oracle Dataguard, Oracle OEM, Oracle CRS Replication tools such as Oracle Streams and Quest Shareplex Knowledge and experience using Sybase PowerDesigner to provide insight and oversight of database models. Ability to problem solve database issues while on-call 24x7. Strong knowledge of performance data collection, performance monitoring and performance improvement. Knowledge of backups and recovery, Security Administration, Database and Server Performance Monitoring and Tuning, and Capacity Planning.

Minimum Qualifications:
7+ years database design and administration experience with Oracle (10g, 11g) on Linux or Solaris and at least 5 years experience with Oracle RAC. This individual will provide the highest technical expertise for the planning, analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and control of the organization's server-class databases. Handles and leads the most complex or critical data/ database management initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and multiple business groups, including responsibility for database architecture, design, integration, and/or data modeling. As the recognized technical expert, consults extensively with multiple client groups to provide strategic solutions, influencing long-range internal and enterprise level data/ database architecture and management strategies. Serves as a consultant on technological advancements. Provides oversight, mentoring and leadership to less experienced staff. May represent the organization as an external spokesperson. Preferred Skills: Experience with ASM/CRS on Oracle 10g and 11G Experience with Oracle dataguard, oracle OEM Replication Experience using Oracle streams and Quest shareplex RMAN backup experience with Oracle 10g and 11g Sybase 15 DBA experience is a plus. Effective and clear communication, independent worker, and leadership skills are key.


If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please call me -- even if we have spoken recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you and attach a current version of your resume in MS Word format. Also, please include a 3-4 sentence statement on why you feel you're an ideal candidate for this assignment. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.