Job Description :
Position: Database Administrator/ Sr. Database Administrator
Location: Dallas, TX
Experience: 6 + Years
Duration: 8+ Months

Job Description
Customer is seeking a Database Administrator/Sr. Database Administrator to work in a DevOps environment to support current platforms and integrate new technologies to improve infrastructure delivery. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Manage databases on multiple technologies: MSSQL, Oracle, Teradata, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo DB, Compose, etc.
Configure, maintain and tune database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
Manage and maintain Data Replication services.
Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities.
Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes.
Provide support for critical production systems as they occur, including after-hours and weekends.
Assist application development teams with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
Work with the Data Architecture team to identify and fix any data issues.
Support data migration or data manipulation requirements for current platforms.
Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
Adhere to American Airlines technology standards.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
5+ years of Database Administration experience.
Experience installing/administering clustered Oracle v10g+ instances. Including Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC), ODA, Exadata, Golden Gate, Dataguard, database partitioning, and advanced security.
Experience installing/administering clustered MSSQL v2012+ instances. Including Transactional MSSQL SQL Reporting Service (SSRS), SSIS packages, clustering and advanced security.
Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
Experience in Design and development of cloud native databases focusing scalability, resilience, observability, manageability and portability.
Support Dynamic environments based on public, private and hybrid Architectures.
Experience managing databases in containers (Docker, Kubernetes, MESOS etc
Experience in migrating databases from Oracle & SQL server to PostgreSQL, MySQL, Mongo DB etc.
Well versed with Automation tools such as Ansible, Chef & Puppet.
Knowledge of Rest API.
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for database platforms.
Open and willing to learn new products/technologies.
Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups.
Experience in Agile methodologies, such as SCRUM
Experience utilizing DevOps principals in an Enterprise environment.
Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
Ability to organize and plan work independently
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams

Client : Hexaware