Informix DBA in Chicago, IL at MDI Group

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Informix DBA
Chicago IL
Contract to perm

This is a contract to perm position in delivering and supporting a technical solution for Informix Database technologies and requires a person who has expertise in setting up, configuring, deploying and supporting Informix Databases throughout the enterprise. This position will have current subject matter experience not only in strategic vision, design and development but also in current deployment practices. The key competency may include functional business expertise or area of technology experience e.g., time series data. This position requires 5+ years of experience.
The successful candidate will be able to quickly understand and resolve issues, mitigate risks and dependencies and the ability to drive projects to completion. The candidate will be a self-starter and function as part of a team environment in a 24x7

•    Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department    applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and     designing proposed systems.
•    Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
•    Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
•    Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
•    Prepares users by conducting training; providing information; resolving problems.
•    Provides information by answering questions and requests.
•    Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities.
•    Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
•    Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational    workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks;       benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
•    Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
•    Database Management, Database Performance Tuning, Database Security
•    Promoting Process Improvement 
•    Problem Solving, logging vendor tickets and issues and following up and escalating       responses 
•    SQL tuning skills, experience with OLAP
•    Presenting Technical Information 
•    Data Maintenance
•    Unix Operating Systems (Solaris, Linux)

Preferred Required Skills:
•    Informix 12.6 and 12.10 experience 
•    Informix TimeSeries Object/Relational data management
•    Informix Warehouse Accelerator (IWA)
•    Informix Replication using HDR, Disaster Recovery knowledge
•    Experience upgrading and patching Informix
•    Shell scripting(ksh,bash,etc)
•    Informix data compression

Team Culture: 
Our team is fast paced, fun, highly energetic, motivated and hardworking. We expect our candidates to be integrated into our results-driven and solution-oriented culture from the get-go. Our team attains high-quality results on challenging projects; the belief that outcomes are linked to one's effort rather than chance and the tendency to personally set challenging yet realistic goals


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