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IBM Netezza DBA

Philadelphia, PA
Large Healthcare provider looking for a Netezza DBA. Must have hands-on experience on Netezza installation, configuration, debugging, tuning and administration.
  • Extensive experience with different backup/restore and disaster recovery solutions
  • Expert level experience in administering large databases in mission critical environment
  • Solid experience in Netezza system configuration and setup with its utilities and tool sets
  • Provide support to the development team as an integral team member by active involvement in the software development lifecycle (development, testing, and deployment) activities
  • Perform database performance analysis, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance/tuning to ensure maximum performance on Netezza systems
  • Create, test, implement and monitor an automated set of procedures for database and server backups as well as necessary maintenance procedures including performing backup and restore activities
  • Recommend and implement a detailed security design for the appliance to meet security and application needs
  • Responsible for managing and supporting high performance, highly available and mission critical database platforms along with DR platforms
  • Assist development teams with planning and implementing database changes and query optimization
  • Supporting QA and DEV environments with refresh tasks
  • Use the NzAdmin/NZMigrate tool for typical administrative tasks which include genstats, groom
  • Review and Patch of Netezza including OS and Server firmware
  • Work closely with IBM support to manage hardware/software failures, appliance upgrades and install patches
  • Develop and define administrative and operational standard practices using Netezza utilities (Groom, Distribution, statistics, Zone Maps).
  • Strong knowledge and experience with computer hardware including Servers, Network, SAN technologies, I/O subsystems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
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