There is an immediate opening for a Sybase Architect in Columbia, MD

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We are seeking to hire a Database Architect with a strong foundation in Sybase 12.x .. Please read complete instructions below on how to apply for this position.

Develop, deploy and manage application databases in house and customer sites. Work with designers to design and development database schemas. Develop tools to manage production database effectively. Optimize database performance, troubleshoot database related problems. Design database backup and fault tolerant solutions.

Supports development and administration of a Sybase 12.x database on AIX and Windows.
Administers, maintains, develops and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the databases.
Implements data models and database designs, data access and table maintenance codes.
Resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues.
Identifies data sources, constructs data decomposition diagrams, provides data flow diagrams and documents the process.
Must write code for database access, modifications, and constructions including stored procedures.
Deploy Sybase database on AIX.
Performance tune and optimize Sybase database.
Database at the query and server level.
Provides support to our internal customer services department on difficult database issues.
Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.
Works under general supervision.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with rapid changes and fast implementation.
Will be required to tune customer databases remotely. Will be required to travel to customer sites to monitor, troubleshoot and tune DB related problems.

Database design and development of large scale databases (25+ tables)
E-R modeling (entity relationship diagrams) and simulation
Sybase database administration - tuning, optimizing, backup/restore, security, performance, capacity planning
Leadership or co-leadership of large projects

Sybase ASE V12+
C and Perl
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field

MS SQL Server

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