Senior Database Engineer

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois, USA
Posted
Mar 17, 2018
Ref
1801730
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Key Responsibilities Includes:

  • Provides guidance in database administration activities to less experienced DBAs.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Review, validate and enhance logical database designs. Define and implement physical databases.
  • Perform database administration activities (e.g., modifications, enhancements, expansions).
  • Conducts production database performance monitoring and capacity planning. Install, test and upgrade database releases and associated products.
  • Diagnoses database-related issues (e.g., database outages, application performance).
  • Lead the development of database standards and procedures. Evaluate and recommend new database software, utilities, and tools.
  • Daily interaction with clients on divisional and enterprise wide projects and peer resources in other technical support organizations (e.g. hardware, storage, etc.).
Qualifications Basic:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience), Masters preferred.
  • Minimum of five years' experience as a DBA in the design, testing, implementation and administration of management systems database.
  • Technical training including Database Administration, Performance and Tuning, and Backup and Recovery.
  • Knowledge of the systems development lifecycle a plus.
  • Experience of NoSQL such as MongoDB and/or MarkLogic is a plus
  • Requires experience with file structures, design, retrieval, and access methods, etc. Experience establishing guidelines, procedures and standards for database administration is a plus.
  • Requires excellent analytical, communication and consultative skills, as well as sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with client and other IT management and staffs.
  • Total experience: 10-13 years.
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