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Sr. Oracle DBA Reston,VA
Title Sr Oracle DBA
Duration : More than 12 months
Provides database related technical expertise to application development and global infrastructure efforts.
Anticipates and resolves database integration issues for technical infrastructures of all complexities.
Ensures communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments, and objectives.
Provides input to development of vision, specifies key performance requirements and defines technical critical success factors.
Assumes a lead role in influencing client expectations and ensuring client satisfaction in area of responsibility and related issues.
Provides thought leadership for database management systems (DBMS) use, design and implementation in Oracle 11g.
Coordinates and manages activities of multiple database management systems (DBMS) resources on a large project or account.
Educates and provides methodology consulting to client and organization personnel.
Interfaces with Technology and Business stakeholders to gather, define and document database architecture and migration requirements.
Experience working with differences between database structures (e.g., transaction based vs. data warehouse)
Experience working with software packages or classes of packages within technical expertise
Performs decision analysis, Simulation, optimization, and decision-making to support the evaluation and selection of alternative software architectures.
Identify, assess, and develop mitigations to product and process risks.
Expert knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle and Methodologies (waterfall, unified, iterative, agile, etc).
MySQL production, QA and development platform.
Fine tune SQL Queries prior to release to production.
Monitor/maintain data migrations during and between SDLC.
Monitor/maintain existing MySQL backup infrastructure.
Provide input and solutions for all aspects of MySQL Database Administration.
Perform analysis and create tools to prevent problems related to MySQL infrastructure.
Provide (short and long term) problem resolution and perform root cause analysis
Provide work guidance and mentoring to less experienced personnel.
Minimum 10 + years of experience in software engineering and architecture.
7+ years experience working with Oracle 2+ years experience working with MySQL
7+ years of database administration (Including MySQL)
Hands on, working knowledge of Unix or Linux environments
Experienced skills and knowledge of database system dependencies (HW, OS, SW, and network)
Strong Database troubleshooting skills/experience
Fundamental scripting experience with any/all (Perl, Shell, Ruby, PHP, etc.)
Experience in a large-volume database environment with database design and performance tuning.
Experience in designing large scale, distributed architectures.
Can demonstrate strong written and oral skills in the English language.
Can demonstrate exceptional analytical skills.
Demonstrates attention to detail and strong follow-up skills.
Can demonstrate the ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
BS or MS Degree and/or equivalent (additional) experience
Strong project planning and estimating skills related to area of expertise
Strong communication skills
Strong leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
Must be a high-impact player on multiple simultaneous engagements
Ability to think strategically, balancing long and short-term priorities
Willingness to travel
Hiring : W2 or 1099 or C2C
Work Location at Reston, VA