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Database Administrator III

Location: Salem, OR
Job # 10213799
Date Posted: 12-01-2017
Our client, a major government agency in Salem, Oregon  is looking for  Database Administrator III for  7 months contract position.  If you are interested and meet below requirements please email or apply online for immediate considerations. Thank you for your time.
Job Title: Database Administrator III
Location:  Salem, Oregon
Duration:  7 months

Skills:  Database Administration, Mainframe ZOS IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database administration

Job Description:
  • Develops, implements, administers, and maintains policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company database.
  • Implements data models, database designs, data access and table maintenance codes.
  • Resolves database performance and capacity issues, and replication and other distributed data issues.
  • May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 6 years or equivalent experience in the field or in a related area.
Job Responsibilities and Skills:
  • The purpose of this request is to procure a Database Administrator for clinet Information Systems(Enterprise Data Management Area).
The general tasks the contractor will perform are as follows: 
Software (Operations)
  • Support distributed systems within multiple sites/branches.
  • Ensure version compatibility between new releases of supported business application data and current operating environments.
  •  Contact multiple vendors regarding data-related problems and resolve or escalates problems as needed; coordinate with vendors, external agencies, customers and IS to schedule resources to implement solutions.
  • Analyze and identity corrupt or problematic data issues for mission critical system; evaluate and execute actions to resolve errors as needed.
  • Assess compatibility issues and recommends options for system upgrades.
Software (Customer Assistance)
  • Respond to system crashes that are critical to the agency and/or other State agencies. These systems maybe time critical, support reporting of regulatory requirement, and/or public safety. Solving the problem usually requires a high level of coordination with other IS staff, vendors and involves situations requiring conflict resolutions and/or negotiating the resolution process.
  • Provide technical assistance and/or develop and deliver formal training to customers, developers, project managers and system analysts.
Software (Construction)
  • Perform business analysis and requirements-gathering that will automate current, new or changing/re-engineered business processes. This may include conducting joint application development sessions with other section personnel and user representatives.
  • Responsible for overall development, performance and maintenance of physical models of relational databases
  • Consider system features, configuration, and compatibility and performance issues to recommend business operation changes to effectively use system data resources.
Data (Operations)
  • Develop and manage relational databases, as well as VSAM files. They may be multiple, distributed databases.
  • Maintain relational integrity of Agency databases. This includes, but is not limited to the constraints, linked tables and consistency.   
  • Make recommendations on performance tuning, considering the cost, specifications, and organizational policies on expansion.
  • Establishes and enforces data security policy definition and administration.
  • Strong technical background in Database Administration fundamentals (Mandatory)
  • Strong technical background in Mainframe ZOS IBM DB2 (Mandatory)
  • Strong technical background in Microsoft Sql Server (desireable)
  • Some awareness of Oracle Database administration
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing. (Mandatory)
  • Demonstrated capability to interact with customers, clearly understand customer needs and document those needs. (Mandatory)
  • Ability to work in a close knit Database team environment
  • Strong customer service ethic

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