Summary: The main function of a database administrator is to coordinate changes to Netezza databases, test and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. A typical database administrator is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing security measures to safeguard the computer database. Job Responsibilities: * Serve as a subject matter expertise for Netezza system and database development. * Support application releases to modify database objects, database creation, and data migration. * Review SQL queries and database design for performance. * Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations. * Develop standard and best practices for Netezza database. Work with application teams closely to implement the standard and best practice. * Occasional off hours and weekend support required. Skills: * Expert knowledge of Netezza appliance systems * 5+ years of experiences in Netezza database administration * Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. * Ability to work independently and manage one's time. * Multi-tasking and organization skill. * Experience in SDLC and Change Management process. Education/Experience: * Associate's degree in computer programming or relevant field required. Bachelor's degree preferred. * 5-7 years experience required.
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