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Programmer / Database Developer in Henrico, VA at TECHEAD

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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    Henrico, VA
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Job Description

Techead | 10300 | AS

Programmer/ Database Developer

Richmond, Virginia

Contract to Hire

Must-have skill set: 

  • 6+ years of PostgreSQL or Oracle database administration in the Unix environment 

  • 3 years of Managing RDS instances and EC2 in AWS

  • 4 years of Python/NodeJs/Pearl experience 

  • 2 years of Terraform / Ansible / Chef / Jenkins (i.e., CICD experience)

Communication skills and general database experience

  • Highly motivated, job engaged, team player

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate complex technical issues and relate to development requirements and needs

  • Should be able to work across physical boundaries through phone, IM efficiently as rest of the database team is located in Richmond, VA

  • Physical modeling experience needed - preferably in Erwin modeling tool

  • Batch Jobs scheduling experience - preferably controlm tool

  • Candidates should have experience in large-scale environments

  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Windows XP or higher version, Office, PowerPoint, Access, Visio and Project 

  • Strong change management experience for implementing database changes

  • Experience promoting database objects from one environment to other and maintaining change logs

Oracle database experience 

  • Creation of databases in HPUX / AIX environments

  • High level experience with writing Korn shell scripts

  • Very good understanding of how memory, CPU, Disks work on the UNIX environment

  • Demonstrate experience with backups, recovery, performance tuning and optimization on oracle

  • OEM, statspack, AWR experience needed

  • Experience of execution plans and how to use them to optimize/improve query costs and create new indexes

  • Understanding of RMAN, Data Guard 

  • Experience with how oracle security works

  • Monitoring database performance during application performance testing and recommending database changes

  • Oracle export/import experience.

  • Experience backing up databases from one environment and restoring them in other database environments

PostgreSQL experience

  • Demonstrable experience with PostgreSQL Database design and development including creating stored procedures and functions 

  • Thorough understanding of relational database design and concepts

  • Demonstrate experience of Installation, migration, upgrade and maintenance of multiple PostgreSQL Databases

  • Demonstrate experience with backups, recovery, performance tuning and optimization

  • Understanding execution plans and how to use them to optimize/improve query costs and create indexes

Other Criteria considered 

  • Experience in managing the databases in AWS cloud

  • Experience in other financial organization is a plus• 

  • Experience as Development DBA 

  • Advanced Knowledge of Windows Server Administration, different disk technologies, disk replication, Networking etc.

  • Understanding of other Databases like Teradata, DB2, etc.

  • Familiarity with Web Applications.

  • Knowledge of any other programming languages, like .Net, Visual Basic, Java, C++, C#,etc.

TECHEAD's mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

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