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Database Administrator/Atlanta, GA 12mth+ Contract
Ref No.: 18-01158
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
 Location: Atlanta, GA
Duration:12+ Months
USC, GC or GC EAD, TN visa
NO OPT and H1's
  • This is a midrange DB2 Database Administrator (DBA) role largely responsible for providing operational database services to the organization. Some of the primary responsibilities would include owning, tracking and resolving database incidents and requests, reviewing service related reports on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved, responding to database related alerts and working with both the AIX and LINUX systems groups to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.
  • The DBA role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues, establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframe.
  • Bachelor's Degree (accredited school)Must have 5 + years (total) of experience in the following: Administration - General Knowledge of administrative procedures, process/project development, and system procedures.
  • Business – General - General Knowledge of fundamental business practices and concepts that impact the success and profitability of the organization. Additional Skills
  • DB2 in AIX and LINUX environments.
  • Knowledge and experience with HADR and other products that are utilized in a 24 x 7 environment. While DB2 is the primary DBMS in use this individual must have knowledge and/or experience with ORACLE or SQL Server DBMS.
  • Any knowledge of POSTGRE SQL is a plus.
  • Must possess leadership and management skills, customer communication and negotiation skills.
  • Must have a diverse and extensive technical background.
  • Detailed experience with logical/physical data design techniques, client server applications, Data Warehouse techniques.
  • Must be able to "juggle” many tasks simultaneously and possess the agility to shift focus in response to the daily issues that arise.
  • Additional Information Must be able to work flexible hours/work schedule Travel domestically and internationally Work Holidays when required Work weekends when required