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Teradata Database Administrator (DBA)-Direct client

Company: DATAMAXIS, Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Teradata Database Administrator (DBA) Must be living in Springfield, IL, to be considered OR relocate to Springfield, IL.Functional Description: The DBA is responsible for the overall database delivery of the Enterprise Data Warehouse for the Medicaid agency. It is a critical role involving expertise in working with Medicaid data itself, security, supporting and maintaining hardware and software, and ensuring we are achieving the optimal performance. For example, the DBA is expected to provide a wide range of expertise including the ability to help a user to fetch data (requiring business knowledge) and the technical ability to support a major Teradata upgrade. This role requires regular onsite presence in Springfield, Illinois to perform backup/restore and support onsite maintenance by Teradata (and its subcontractors). Primary Responsibilities: Manage, monitor, and maintain OnPrem Teradata hardware/software including patches, replacements, and upgrades with support from Teradata.Plan and execute tasks required to ensure the Teradata system is operational including occasional evening and weekend support for Teradata maintenance.Provide direction to developers on Operational and Design, Development, and Implementation projects to ensure best use of the Teradata system including review/approval of SQL code.Performing database backup and recovery operations - using the BAR DSA and NetBackup.Developing of pro-active processes for monitoring capacity and performance tuning.Providing day-to-day support for the EDW users problems like job hands, slowdowns, inconsistent rows, re-validating headers for tables with RI constraints, PPIs and configuration.Maintaining rules set in the Teradata Active System Management (TASM) and supporting workload management.Maintaining the Teradata Workload Manager with the proper partitions and workloads based on Service Levels.Supporting the database system and application server support for the Disaster Recovery (DR) build/test, annual drill, and quarterly maintenance as needed.Actively monitoring the health of the Teradata system and Teradata Managed Servers (TMS) using Viewpoint and other tools and application servers and make preventive or corrective actions as needed.Maintaining access rights, role rights, priority scheduling, and reporting using dynamic workload manager, Database Query Log (DBQL), usage collections and reporting of ResUsage, AmpUsage, security administration etc.Coordinating with the team and customers in supporting database needs and make necessary changes to meet the business, contractual, security, performance, and reporting needs.Supporting internal or external audit process and address vulnerabilities or risk proactively.Prepare and support IRS audit.Coordinating with Teradata to perform Teradata system hardening and delivery of Safeguard Computer Security Evaluation Matrix (SCSEM) Reports as needed, addressing issues in the hardening and vulnerability scan report.Generating and maintaining capacity management, Space, and CPU reports on analyzing the Spool, CPU, I/O, Usage, and Storage resources and proactive monitoring to meet performance and growth requirements.Reviewing and resolving Teradata alerts and communicate any risk / issues or impact to the management, team, and business users through appropriate communication strategy.Performing additional duties that are normally associated with this position, as assigned. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experienceProven experience of at least 6 - 8 years as primary Teradata DBA3+ years of experience as a Teradata DBA on Version 15+3+ years of experience with Teradata Intelliflex5+ years of experience writing complex SQL using SQL Assistant/Teradata Studio3+ years of experience extracting, loading, and transforming structured/unstructured data using Teradata Utilities (FastLoad, Multiload, FastExport, BTEQ, TPT) in a Unix/Linux environment3+ years of experience performance tuning in a large database (> 5TB) or data warehouse environment, using advanced SQL, DBQL and Explain plans3+ years of experience analyzing project requirements and developing detailed database specifications3+ years of experience identifying and initiating resolutions to customer problems and concerns associated with a query or database business needData Warehouse or equivalent system experienceLocation required is Springfield, IL Preferred Qualifications:Teradata Vantage Certified MasterExperience upgrading to Teradata Intelliflex3+ years identifying and initiating resolutions to customer problems and concerns associated with a Data Warehouse or equivalent system5+ years logical and physical data modeling experience5+ years with Erwin or other data modeling software3+ years working with end users/customers to understand requirements for technical solutions to meet business needs3+ years working with technical developers to strategize solutions to align with business requirements3+ years defining standards and best practices and conducting code reviewsExperience in Application Server Hardware/Software Administration (Windows/Linux)Experience with State Medicaid / Medicare / Healthcare applicationsExcellent verbal/written communication, end client facing, team collaboration, and mentoring skills

Keywords: DATAMAXIS, Inc, Springfield , Teradata Database Administrator (DBA)-Direct client, IT / Software / Systems , Springfield, Illinois

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