Senior SAP/Sybase IQ DBA

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Overview: The client database team is looking for a SAP/Sybase IQ expert, to work in a fast paced environment, providing both production & development support. This position will work closely with various development groups across the firm, and should demonstrate his/her ability as a technical expert on the team. Qualifications: • 10+ years’ experience as an SAP/Sybase IQ Administrator. Do not apply if you do not have IQ experience. • Experience in use of T-SQL for SQL Code and stored procedures are required. • Experience in shell scripting is required. • Experience in architecting multi-terabyte systems, including a proven track record of physical optimization, query optimization and capacity planning. • UNIX (specifically Linux) skills including but not limited to volume management, kernel parameter analysis, shell scripting, understanding of networking concepts. • Proven track record of SQL and database tuning on VLDBs. • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills. • Good communication skills. • Good interpersonal skills; able to build consensus and work closely with fellow DBA’s. • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Management Information Systems, or equivalent. Duties: • Provide production support, solutions and expertise for SAP IQ. • Ability to support SAP ASE, Microsoft SQL Server in a backup capacity. • Ability to troubleshoot difficult production issues quickly. • Work closely with various development teams across the firm to ensure proper use of Oracle features, best practices, and adherence to client database standards. • Train and mentor developers in methodology and best practices. • Participate in the DBA team on call rotation. • Tune complex SQL proactively & reactively as required. Be able to rewrite SQL queries where necessary. • Design, implement, and maintain capacity planning for client database systems. • Perform Database Upgrades as required. • Help design, maintain, improve and implement monitoring tools. • Handle your share of DBA tickets, user requests, routine support and maintenance. • Ability to work off hours / weekends as required. read more