SQL DBA

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Date Posted: 12-06-2017
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Virginia, Alabama, Texas, and Florida that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
 
Position Title: SQL DBA
Location: Birmingham, AL
Position Status: Direct Hire
 
Position Description:
Our client is looking for SQL DBA candidates for a position located in Birmingham.
 
Position Summary:
The Database Administrator (DBA) will be part of the IT Data Services Team and will be responsible for the enhancement and support of all the organizations database products, both internal and external. The Database Administrator will consult with customers regarding the database best practices required to implement IT solutions that meet their business unit requirements. The DBA is responsible for design and development of new data related products and services. This position is highly technical in nature and includes dialogue of the technical model for an end to end blueprint of a custom based IT solution from inception to completion with a heavy emphasis on the data structure and performance.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Supports all data products, both internal and external.
  • Identifies database requirements; analyzing applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
  • Works closely with the Systems and Infrastructure teams to identify issues and create innovative solutions to problems that arise.
  • Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
  • Installs revised or new IT solutions by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
  • Monitors performance and managing parameters to provide fast query responses to front-end users and back-end processes.
  • Maps the logical design for planned databases.
  • Performs database development using a wide range of tools including SSIS, SSAS, T-SQL, PL-SQL.
  • Supports engagement managers and developers/vendors in implementation phases of the company Solutions in such areas of application development, troubleshooting, and testing.
  • Prepares and presents design proposals to clients.
  • Produces detailed technical drawings.
  • Provides database performance administration and guidance.
 
Position Requirements:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred, or education and equivalent work experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of one or more SQL based database system (SQL Server, Oracle, DB2)
  • Microsoft SQL, Oracle, DB2 certifications are strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
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