Job Description :
Position -
Unix/Perl Scripting Consultant with PL/SQL coding (embedded in Perl, or Java, or EJB)

Location - Birmingham AL
Duration - 6 month rolling contract

Understand the business objectives of On-Demand customers and projects and the technical IT solutions that support them, and then delivering and supporting those solutions in a production environment
Critical event monitoring, detection and intervention
Assist in the design and deliver process and operational automation tools and utilities
Complex problem-solving using UNIX, Oracle skills to research, troubleshoot and resolve a wide variety of technical questions and configuration requests from customers, partners and project teams
Event-handling and resolution of potentially complex production processing issues involving:
File transfers into customer production environments
Data imports and validation
Process and event recovery to resume production processing after interruption
Bachelor''''s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or Electrical Engineering
3+ years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant technical experience
2+ years of UNIX programming (shell scripting), including coding from scratch, troubleshooting existing code, job control scripting, process automation scripting. Perl scripting experience preferred
2+ years of experience with Oracle RDBMS (preferably in UNIX environment) Technical with SQL (queries, stored procedures, query plans, optimizer)
Demonstrated initiative, ownership and independent judgment
Demonstrated customer service, teamwork, communication and organizational skills
Willingness to work in an after-hour response rotation schedule to insure customer support service levels are met
Capable of working effectively in a multi-tier (client/server or 3-tier) framework (design, code, test, support)
Willingness to travel no more than 2 or 3 times a year (US) if required

Technical Skills
Very strong UNIX shell command-line expertise and scripting (sh/ksh/posix - maintenance, importing/exporting, extracts, uploads, process management, file editing, command-line syntax, regular expressions, process / task automation, etc)
Perl coding on UNIX; Solaris 10 experience preferred
Oracle PL/SQL coding (embedded in Perl, or Java, or EJB) and data structure manipulation