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Sybase DBA - RTH
Ref No.: 18-00633
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking a Sybase DBA to work in their Newark, NJ location. This is a 3+ month right to hire opportunity.

Job Description:
  • Responsible for working with user area to determine overall database and application requirements. Using technical and analytical expertise, develops recommendations for database designs and prepares detailed specifications and flowcharts. Responsible for administering procedures for backup recovery, disaster recovery, and performance analysis and database tuning. Coordinates the installation of systems. Determines and resolves problems in support of production databases. Provides training and technical assistance to more junior staff. Leads others to solve complex problems takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead teams or projects.
  • The team is a dynamic group that collaborates with the company's Corporate Technology organization and business partners to provide timely technical services and support for critical systems. The goal is to offer premier technology integration and services to the team. The Technology team is seeking an experienced Senior Database Administrator.
  • As a Senior Specialist, Database Administrator, you will support and administer Development, Test/QA, Production and Business Continuation database environments. Additionally, you will own and resolve database related incidents and requests while ensuring that these are resolved within agreed SLAs and guidelines. Are you passionate about using your technical and analytical expertise to develop recommendations for database designs and prepare detailed specifications and flowcharts? If you are proficient in SAP ASE (Sybase), SAP Replication Server and SQL Server, including SQL query tuning, UNIX scripting, and Powershell then this is the role for you.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Handling the administration of SAP ASE(Sybase), Heterogeneous Replication Server, SQL Server running on Microsoft Windows and Linux.
  • Handling enterprise RDBMs across multiple platforms and environments – SAP ASE(Sybase), SQL Server.
  • Installing and Configuring Database instances
  • Administering, maintaining, designing and implementing policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database
  • Configuring SAP ASE Replication Heterogenous Server.
  • Assisting in performance tuning – Sybase / SQL Server queries.
  • Restoring development and test environments as per application group requirements
  • Managing autosys jobs
  • Monitoring the databases and responding to alerts
  • Running reports on capacity planning on all databases / database machines
  • Monitoring Solarwinds and identify issues with application queries
  • Participating in business continuity planning tests
  • Participating in design & configuration of database systems
  • Building, improving and maintaining documentation
  • Aiding in Audits – Internal or External.
  • Administering procedures for backup/recovery, disaster recovery, and performance analysis and database tuning
  • Coordinating the installation of systems
  • Resolving problems in support of production databases
  • Delivering training and technical assistance to more junior staff
  • Leading others to solve complex problems; taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
  • Working independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • May lead teams or projects

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience required
  • At least 5-8 years of experience in SAP ASE 16, SQL Server, SAP Replication server
  • Knowledge of SAP ASE, SQL Server and Replication server
  • Knowledge of Jira/Confluence/Jenkins
  • Knowledge of k-shell scripting, Perl, Windows command line and Powershell
  • Knowledge of database connectivity - JDBC, ODBC, CLI
  • Oracle a plus.
  • Hadoop, AWS or Azure a plus.
  • Hardware knowledge a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to succeed whether assigned large project initiatives or routine maintenance and support tasks
  • Ability to work equally well independently and in a team environment