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Database Administrator
Ref No.: 17-03061
Location: Okemos, Michigan
Responsibilities:
  • They will help to perform design and review tasks related to the WORCS web portal with focus on database, conversion and data synchronization. They will do initial data conversion between the current WORCS database (Mainframe) and the WORCS refresh database (SQ) using SQL server integration services.
  • They will execute tasks as defined in the State of Michigan's Project Management Methodology (PMM) as well as the Systems Engineering Methodology (SEM). The senior resource MUST take ownership of the database and associated processes. They will work with the architect and business analyst but will maintain responsibility for database integrity, synchronization across environments, performance and adherence to standards.
  • This resource must also be proactive in improving the database, technical processes and customer relationships. Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to: Assist with the design of a highly available fault tolerant database infrastructure, assist with technical design activities, including optimizing data access for a web portal application, leveraging features in SQL to reduce latency and providing insights that could improve application performance, create and maintain application projects (ex. type of tables and indexes, partition types, keys, foreign keys/constraints, segment type and size etc.), create processes to replicate production databases (de-normalized to normalized), help with layout application schemas and database files, define and maintain database roles and permissions for application objects, develop and execute statistics collection plan for application objects depending on volume and type of queries (ex. timing of statistics collections, lock statistics, enable/disable HISTOGRAM, etc.), review back up policy with management and senior staff members and help suggest schedule/timings to avoid conflict with application processes, review SQL execution plans on critical application queries, help with application code testing during application releases or database upgrade/migration to avoid SQL performance issues, bulk data uploads, assist with infrastructure optimization and design, including identifying bottlenecks, improving responsiveness and reducing single points of failure, develop SQL server integration services packages to facilitate conversion of data from legacy system into SQL server relational database.

Required Skills:
  • Experience with database development with SQL server management studio including creating models, designing database objects (tables, indexes, etc.) –Required-5-Years
  • Experience writing database procedures, functions and triggers Required-5-Years
  • Experience developing solution architecture from business requirements, information architecture and technical architecture Required-5-Years
  • Advanced SQL knowledge, software configuration and setup of the SQL translations needed between the legacy and refresh database, Required -5-Years
  • Advanced SQL knowledge with data modeling and version control-Required-5-Years
  • Must understand SQL server database projects and how they are applied across environments and how it is used in the version control process Required-5-Years
  • MS-SQL database administrator experience including creating models, designing DB objects and how it is used in version control process. Required-10-Years.
  • Experience with SQL server integration services for ETL including creating complex multi step packages and optimizing drivers for high performance-Required- 5-Years
  • Experience as a database architect developing solution architecture from business requirements, information and technical architecture. Required-5-Years
  • Experienced in SQL knowledge, writing and maintaining large complex stored procedures, tuning SQL for optimum performance. Required 5-Years.
  • Experience creating and maintaining proper indexes. Required 5-Years
  • Experience with version control - using s source control system to maintain a history - TFS (Team Foundation Server) preferred Required-5 -Years
  • Experience monitoring application related jobs and data replication activities. Required -5 Years