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Database Administrator - All Levels

Date: Mar 29, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com


Shift:                         ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance





Administers and controls all aspects of the corporate data resources. 



  • Install, configure, patch, and upgrade Oracle databases and related products on HP-UX and Linux platforms.

  • Install, configure, patch, and upgrade Microsoft SQL server databases.

  • Administrate and troubleshoot IBM IMS databases on mainframe platform.

  • Support multiple databases in development, test, and production environments.

  • Build database schemas, tables, procedures and permissions.

  • Troubleshoot day-to-day database operations and related application issues.

  • Allocate systems storage and develop plans for future storage requirements.

  • Establish effective database performance monitoring procedures.

  • Ensure reliability, integrity, and availability of databases.

  • Design, create, maintain, and ensure recoverability of databases.

  • Analyze security scans. Report and address any vulnerability found.

  • Control and monitor user access to databases and maintain database security.

  • Analyze online and database performance and recommends and/or implements improvements. Analyze a complete system’s architecture to determine most efficient use of database and online transaction processing. Analyze technical alternatives in terms of tangible and intangible factors and the long-range objectives of the system.

  • Implement information systems techniques, and evaluate the test and implementation plans of programmers and system analysts. Conduct technical reviews of application programming specifications with appropriate personnel.

  • Review and approve production turnover documentation for changes regarding database and online transactions

  • Deploy SQL BI packages submitted by programmers in accordance to procedure.

  • Act independently to determine methods and procedure to be used on new assignments.

  • Evaluate software package database architecture and provide evaluation to project team.

  • Responsible for 7x24 support of production databases.

  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards.

  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Science, or Engineering.

  • Five (5) or more years of experience working as a DBA in support to Oracle running on UNIX and Microsoft SQL server in a complex environment.

  • Extensive knowledge of SQL BI tools (SSAS, SSRS).

  • Strong UNIX shell scripting experience.

  • Knowledge of networking and enterprise system architecture.

  • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, meet project deadlines, and work under pressure.

  • Willingness to be on-call 24x7 every other week.

  • Strong organization and communication skills.

  • Strong aptitude for process documentation and adherence to company policies.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Strong work ethics and extremely reliable.

  • Desirable skill: Working experience with of IBM IMS database on mainframe.

  • Desirable skill: Working experience with the following enterprise systems: SAP, IFS, Kaba.

  • Desirable skill: Proficiency with JBoss, C#, Linux administration.




Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, or controls, and to talk and hear.  Must be physically able to walk to all yard locations.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.





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