Job Description :
Role:- Netezza Admin
Location:- Blue Ash, OH
Type:- Full time

Job Description:
The Netezza Database Administrator is responsible for the design, development, installation and performance of our Netezza appliances. Experience with Multi-Rack Netezza Administration is required. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for all appliance support, monitoring, performance, and documentation of all Netezza databases. Data management tasks including: User/Group/Permissions maintenance; Work Load Management; Database/Schema/Table design and maintenance; monitoring and performance; installs and upgrades of all related appliance software; collaboration with IBM Netezza support. You will support primarily Netezza appliance environment that will include configuration, administration and maintenance of business-critical 24x7 non-production and production environments.
The DBA will work with project teams and collaborate with the Database Team to deliver successful implementations. A general understanding of underlying operating system, storage technologies, memory management, disk arrays, NAS/SAN, networking is needed to perform the job functions.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skill set required. Ability to work within a cross functional team environment required. Ability to self-prioritize workload and manage deadlines effectively required. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal required.


Perform database performance analysis, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance/tuning to ensure maximum performance on Netezza systems.
Recommend and implement a detailed security design for the appliance to meet security and application needs.
Create, test, implement and monitor an automated set of procedures for database and server backups as well as necessary maintenance procedures including performing backup and restore activities.
Responsible for managing and supporting high performance, highly available and mission critical database platforms along with DR platforms.
Assist development teams with planning and implementing database changes and query optimization.
Supporting QA and DEV environments with refresh tasks.
Use the NzAdmin/NZMigrate tool for typical administrative tasks which include genstats, groom.
Review and Patch of Netezzaincluding OS and Server firmware.
Work closely with IBM support to manage hardware/software failures, appliance upgrades and install patches.
Weekend support as needed. Must be flexible to meet current and future business needs.