NewWave HQ

  • DBA

    Job ID 2019-1185
  • Overview

    NewWave is an information technology company helping businesses and government agencies modernize and thrive by applying the power of technology. NewWave began making a mark in the federal healthcare space in 2004, where we continue to actively modernize systems to improve healthcare’s value for millions of Americans. Since then, our work has expanded across various sectors and industries, where we help our customers stay ahead of the new and make the world in which we live, better.

    Responsibilities

    NewWave is seeking a professional database administrator (DBA) will keep the database up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.

    • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialized role
    • Design and implement database in accordance to end user’s information needs and views
    • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
    • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
    • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
    • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
    • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
    • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
    • Monitor database performance implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
    • Document Database Design, Database dictionary, standards and procedures

    Qualifications

    • BS degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification
    • Proven working experience as a Database administrator
    • Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications
    • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
    • Excellent knowledge of High Availability and Scalable database architectures.
    • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding
    • Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third-party tools
    • Familiarity with programming languages API
    • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
    • Experience in Database Management Systems including MSSQL Server, MySQL, Percona XtraDB
    • Experience with Load balancer configuration including ProxySQL, HAProxy
    • Experience in cloud environment including Microsoft Azure.
    • Hands-on experience with Data Modelling tools
    • Proficiency in Database Monitoring and Database Performance Tuning.
    • Proficiency in Task Automation/CICD. Familiarity with Ansible, Jenkins, Shell Script and PowerShell preferred
    • Proficiency in SQL
    • Knowledge of ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) of data from various sources both automated and manually with the appropriate quality assurance techniques
    • Familiarity with Redhat Linux Server Commands
    • Familiarity with monitoring tools including PRTG, PMM

      

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
    • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal, persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
    • High Energy Levels. Should be self-driven.
    • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.

     

    NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.   NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer.

     

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