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Sybase DBA Consultant
Ref No.: 17-07426
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/14/2017
Title: Sybase DBA Consultant
Duration: 12+ Months
Location: New York City
Start: ASAP
Rate: Open DOE
Interview Process: Phone Interview, On-Site


The Sybase DBA will achieve mastery of all Database Administration best practices, standards, policies, methods tools, and procedures. The Sybase DBA will focus on the proficient delivery of Database Administration services.


-Helps identify, prioritize and lead the development and implementation of Database Administration standards, policies, methods, and procedures building consensus with all parties

-Leads highly complex Database Administration projects and efforts

-Oversees physical database creation and maintenance in production and non-production environments.

-Builds and supports required database test environments

-Accurately estimates Database Administration effort for any size project covering the project's database needs

-Identifies and defines standard procedures and processes, ensuring compatibility with vision and direction

-Works with Business and IT partners to identify, translate, and prioritize the most complex database architectural requirements

-Instrumental in providing guidance to subordinates in best architectural practices in maximizing the database performance

-Troubleshoots the most difficult database problems as the recognized expert and go-to person

-Requires on-call duties


-7 + years of industry experience in Information Systems and 7 + years' experience in Database Administration or related disciplines.

-Strong hands-on experience with Sybase Technology (ASE, REP, IQ.)

-Extensive technical knowledge and experience in database management techniques including logical data modeling, physical database optimization, data distribution, security, and database performance monitoring


-Sybase DBA with 7+ years of experience and expertise using Sybase Technology (ASE, REP, IQ)

Experience and demonstrated proficiency utilizing DBMS system management tools and demonstrated proficiency implementing most new DBMS features and functionality preferred

-Demonstrated negotiation skills and ability to direct junior DBAs and onshore/offshore resources

-Experience in utilizing DBMS systems management tools and implementing new features and functionality preferred

-System/process documentation experience


-Demonstrated leadership ability with any size groups and superior communication skills; verbal, interpersonal and written

-Ability to create/give presentations to project teams/groups

-Good understanding of business operations

-Strong tactical planning, organizational, analytical and PC skills

-Health care environment experience preferred


-BS/ BA in Computer Science or Information Technology