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HKunkel 1 post Joined 08/10
24 Aug 2010
Lead Teradata DBA needed ASAP in Philadelphia, Pa (Contract or Contract to Hire)

Hope someone out there can help me with this. My client is looking for someone to interview and start ASAP!

Teradata DBA / Performance Analyst Responsibilities:
* Implement complex or non-routine data models, database designs, data access, and table maintenance codes
* Resolve complex database performance issues, database capacity issues, replication, and other distributed data issues
* Consult with application development teams and advise them of the correct usage of appropriate data manipulation techniques
* Be responsible for space management, back-up, monitoring, and maintaining ongoing performance of databases
* Develop updates or modifications according to business needs
* Monitor and review the work of other database administrators to ensure correct practices and procedures
* Design technical solutions and prepare implementation methods to be performed by other DBA team members
* Provide support and back-up for management
* Assist with work plan development and work distributions for team members

We are looking for an individual with 5-7 years of experience with Teradata, working with the most current version (v12). Experience with performance tuning, leadership skills, and ability to create a vision and execute against it is required.

Specific Requirements:
* College degree in Information Systems, related field, or equivalent work experience
* 5-7 years of experience in database administration
* Demonstrated ability to design, develop, and maintain databases
* Experience with DBQL / Query Tuning, TASM, and performance tuning
* Thorough knowledge of underlying database management systems products and tools
* Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions
* Demonstrated ability to prioritize a work load and meet project deadlines
* Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions
* Extremely detail oriented
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Willingness to work a flexible schedule and be 'on call' to accommodate project deadlines and business requirements
* A background in Logical Data Modeling will be very helpful
* Database Certifications as appropriate are preferred
* Knowledge of extended features of DBMS technology is required
* Familiarity of the MicroStrategy environment (or other B.I. tools such as Cognos)

Harley Kunkel III
Account Manager
Kforce Inc.
610-995-1236 (office)

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