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Application DBA- Des Moines, IA (2 Openings)

Posted 2 years ago in Information Technology

Application DBA- Des Moines, IA (2 Openings)
This is a newly created position which reports to the Technology Manager
Target Salary $105K, Max Salary $130K
Bonus is 7.5% and position offers a minimal relocation package.

Job Description: Our client, a leading consumer and financial services company has newly created opportunity for an Application DBA. This is a great opportunity offering an excellent compensation/ benefits package and relocation assistance.

Provides technical expertise for the planning, analysis, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and control of the organization's server-class databases
Handles and assists with the most complex or critical data/database management initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and multiple business groups, including responsibility for infrastructure and database architecture, design, integration, and data modeling
Consults with multiple client groups to provide assistance with strategic solutions, influencing long range internal and enterprise-level data/database architecture and management strategies
Create and execution of Database Scripts that include reference data and initialization of initial values
Serves as a consultant on technological advancement
Provides oversight, mentoring and leadership to less experienced staff
Perform software development using industry standard ETL tools to create new data loads and re-engineer existing data pipelines
Recommend best practice SQL tuning approaches to J2EE application development group
Provide impact analysis reports on database configuration/schema changes
Conduct iterative and high performance tuning of RAC and database environments starting from development
Research and design database/infrastructure solutions for scalability based on business requirements
Bachelor's degree in IT (Computer Science, Information Systems, etc.) or related field
Oracle Database Administrator Certification ¡§10g¡¨ or ¡§11g¡¨
5+ years of experience in database design and administration and/or modeling.
Demonstrated experience in Oracle Database Administration and Oracle Application Development
Experience in database architecture, data modeling and schema design
Knowledgeable in analyzing how Oracle resources are being used during SQL executions

Proven experience in intricate ETL development like Informatica, IBM Datastage, Oracle Warehouse Builder, Oracle Data Integrator or similar tools
Proven experience of large scale OLTP and DSS database deployments
Experience in orchestrating the coordination of data related activities to ensure on-time delivery of data solutions to support business capability requirements including data activity planning, risk mitigation, issue resolution and design negotiation
Demonstrated experience with designing and managing relational database technology with multiple RDBMS vendors (Oracle preferred) in OLTP, data delivery and OLAP usage
Demonstrated ability in designing effective management of reference data
Experience with multiple data delivery designs including Pub/Sub, ETL, Operational Data Stores/Data Marts and Data Presentation layers such as Business Intelligence
Proven experience in an iterative development approach
Familiar with Data standards/procedures and data governance and how the governance and data quality policies can be implemented in data integration projects (Knowledge and experience in using Data profiling and Data Quality tools)
Desire to do proof of concept projects and Mentor other team members for development
Experience with build systems like Maven
Experience for integration Database layer and application layer (Java) like Hibernate
Additional Info for Recruiters:

Candidates who possess experience with Oracle, but who also understand data movement development practices, transformation practices, code development, testing, data quality, design principles for data movement, code review, code promotion practices, etc. will be considered to have a strong knowledge of the SDLC and will be given preference.

Ideal candidates for this role will be flexible and thrive in ambiguity. He/she must have the ability to adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner. Additional qualifications they are looking for:
Proven experience in intricate ETL development like Informatica, IBM Datastage, Oracle Warehouse Builder, Oracle Data Integrator or similar tools
Population and tuning of databases, ETL processes, SQL queries while meeting business requirements and client's needs
Hands-on demonstrated experience with PL/SQL and associated features and functions available within the language
Handling large scale Oracle databases (>1TB)
Proven ability to troubleshoot and trace data related issues throughout the architecture
Proven experience with Agile methodology and understanding of SDLC in an agile environment
Demonstrated experience in meta-data management and data traceability techniques
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain, and apply business rules and terminology, apply good interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure are critical skills required for this position
Excellent verbal and written communication
Experienced in utilizing the performance tuning tools like Explain plan, AWR, Grid control or similar technologies from other vendors like Quest. Understand and interpret the reports generated from tools and action plan to overcome performance issues.

About Virtual HR Masters:

Virtual HR Masters is recruiting for this position. If you are interested in more about the hiring company. Please send resume to Angela Blackledge

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