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Informix Database Administrator

West Corporation • Omaha, NE

Posted 29 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 3 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Other Great Industries
Management, Information Technology

Job Description

Our Database team is looking for a Database Administrator to join the team. This role will be a key member of a team of 7 which supports MYSQL, Postgres SQL, Informix and Oracle.  This will be mainly the support of our Informix databases, considered Legacy platforms and mission critical.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Provide a quality, high performance database processing environment by defining assigned database tables and coordinating physical changes to databases in a timely manner while adhering to established departmental standards and procedures. 
•Evaluate the database server hardware
•Installation, configuration and upgrading of Informix server software and related products
•Implement High Availability solutions like Informix HDR and ER for Enterprise Database systems.
•Perform essential proactive database administration daily tasks
•Evaluate Informix features and Informix related products
•Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
•Perform database backup and recovery
•Database design and implementation
•Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
•Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
•Perform application tuning and performance monitoring
•Setup and maintain documentation and standards
•Plan growth and changes (capacity planning)
•Work as part of a team and provide 7x24 support when required
•Perform general technical trouble shooting and give consultation to development teams
•Patch Management and Version Control
•And most of all.....Maintain 100% uptime!

Job Requirements

Applicant for this job will be expected to meet the following minimum qualifications.
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, computer engineer or a related field is required 
* Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements
* Minimum 2 year experience in computer science or MIS required, preferably including Informix database administration experience
Technical Knowledge 
* Based on area of responsibility and departmental need knowledge of one program platform (Tandem, OS, Windows, Linux/UNIX) is required 
* Based on area of responsibility and departmental need knowledge of one or more of the following may be preferred: SQL fundamentals (e.g., Tandem SQL, Informix, FOCUS, IBM DB2, NT SQL Server, etc.), SQL Server 2008 Administration, performance optimization & tuning, ETL (SSIS), SSRS, experience with Oracle database systems  
*Based on area of responsibility and department needs minimum 3 years using database management software (e.g., Informix, etc.) to include design and management as well as replication and clustering experience preferred 
* Intermediate knowledge of Word and Excel required
West is connecting people and ideas.
We are delivering on their potential.
We are improving the way we work and live.

At West, we are dedicated to delivering and improving upon new channels, new capabilities and new choices for how businesses and consumers collaborate, connect and transact. We develop technology-enabled communications that change the way we work and improve the way we live. We are a collective effort of enterprise and individuals, of communities and customers, of partnerships and families. We are the sum of our entire network – based on the four pillars of trust, innovation, collaboration, and execution and the hard work of people who share our vision. We are at the core of a technology and communications engine that is changing the world.

We Connect.  We Deliver.  We are WEST.

Applications will be accepted through 5/6/19. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Job ID: 124905
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