Urgent need for a Sybase DBA. Database services has a long term assignment.
Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:
1) SAP Sybase (5 years), Unix environment
4) Oracle MS SQL would be a nice to have
5) Overall 7 + years as a DBA
Key Accountabilities -
Configuration planning and installation of SAP Sybase servers. Performance and general health / capacity monitoring. Tuning and load balancing of servers. Do routine maintenance including database rebuilds/re-indexing/expansion and archiving. Trouble shoot SAP Sybase server problems, and assist in the resolution of application problems. Server upgrades and conversions. Assist in promotions, data conversions. Backup and recovery of local and remote replicated databases. Provide beeper support to production systems as assigned; involves week end and after hours support on a rotating basis. Provide DBA support to development/implementation projects as assigned, doing installations, database loading, conversions, testing etc. Prepare change control documentation. Maintain the Sybase monitoring systems. Install/configure Sybase auditing.
Functional Competencies -
Sound practical knowledge of the following - Windows, Oracle Solaris (UNIX) operating system and utilities. Bourne or Korn shell script writing. Sybase 15.x & 16.x (device configuration, installation, stored procedures and sql script writing, BCP, Warm Standby Replication, database re-build / de-fragment techniques, logical & physical backup / recovery techniques. Application side tuning vs. server side tuning). Perl script. Replication Server v15.x. Experience with Veritas Cluster. Minimum 5 years of practical DBA experience. Good analytical, problem solving and trouble shooting skills. Quick learner, with good interpersonal and communication skills.