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Job Title: Informix DBA
Location: Remote after 3 weeks at Onsite North Chicago, IL
- Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
- Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
- Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
- Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
- Prepares users by conducting training; providing information; resolving problems.
- Provides information by answering questions and requests.
- Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities.
- Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Essential Skills and Competencies:
- Database Management, Database Performance Tuning, Database Security
- Promoting Process Improvement
- Problem Solving, logging vendor tickets and issues and following up and escalating responses
- SQL tuning skills, experience with OLAP
- Presenting Technical Information
- Attention to Detail, Quality Focus
- Excellent communication skills
- Data Maintenance
- Unix Operating Systems (Solaris, Linux)
Preferred Required Skills:
· Informix 12.6 and 12.10 experience
· Informix TimeSeries Object/Relational data management
· Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA)
· Informix Replication using HDR, Disaster Recovery knowledge
· Informix Backup and recovery experience
· Experience upgrading and patching Informix
· Shell scripting(ksh,bash,etc)
· Informix data compression