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Senior Engineer (DBA)
Ref No.: 18-00310
Location: Long Beach, California
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 8 Years
Start Date: 06/26/2017
Role: Senior Engineer (DBA)
Location: Long Beach, CA
Interview: Telephonic + Skype
Experience: 5- 7+ Years
Duration: 12 Months +


Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to train users in database administration fundamentals and to write basic documentation.
Strong Understanding of T-SQL code and basic commands/syntax.
Strong Familiarity with troubleshooting methodologies to isolate and identify configuration, design, and database behavior anomalies; ability to clearly articulate findings in written and verbal communications with peers and outside support engineers.
Solid Familiarity with monitoring tools and concepts and the ability to fine tune necessary alerting thresholds (Certified in Splunk and App Dynamics)
Strong Familiarity with most basic administration tools and processes; for example, ability to identify DB Blocking/Root Cause, add and remove DB User Permissions, Use SQL Management Studio/Query Analyzer to view active DB transactions, Read and understand SQL Error logs.
Familiarity with Incident Management and ITIL practices.
Solid Understanding distinctions between DB system and user process, DML and DDL.
Strong Familiarity with the basic Linux and Windows administrative tools (i.e., access system error logs)
Works well alone or on a team
Ability to support after hours and on-call rotation (including weekends)

Required Background
Three to Five years of experience supporting multiple high-transaction SQL Server/Oracle environments.