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Database Architect 125-150k in Birmingham at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Database Architect

Responsibilities
* Design and architecture of the databases for both OLTP and OLAP.
* Oversee and direct the DBA team responsible for implementation of the design, including data table structures, forms, reports and queries
* Oversee and supports all analytics and reporting procedures for the company: from design to analytics.
* Reports and monitors database activity and responds to alerts within established SLAs
* Coordinates with the application development staff to implement changes
* Establishes, monitors and enforces database policies and procedures
* Works closely with the rest of the DBA team members to diagnose and resolve database access and performance issues
* Responds to special requests from Stakeholders, Product Manager, Business Analysts and Customer Support
* Work closely with the Solution Architect in the design of new solutions

Key Skills
* Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
* Strong written, oral and presentation communication skills.
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Strong analytical and technical skills
* Highly self-motivated and directed.
* Team leadership skills
* Accountability for delivery of projects on-time and within budget
* Ability to prioritize effectively and handle shifting priorities professionally.
* Experience in managing a team
Requirements
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. Experience may be considered in lieu of degree
* Minimum of 7 years of DBA experience with a high-volume transaction processing system with BI and Analytics
* Experience using ANSI SQL
* Knowledge and experience working in NoSQL databases, preferably DynamoDB
* Experience in designing large analytics solutions data models and solutions, preferably using Redshift.
* Experience with Data Maintenance, Database Security, Requirements Analysis
* Proven track record of working well within a team and accountable for delivery of projects on-time and within budget. Experience in data modeling

Pluses
* DBA Certification
* Experience working with system deployed in cloud infrastructure, AWS or Azure
* Experience designing OLAP using Redshift
* Experience with one or more of the following databases- DynamoDB, Redshift, SQLServer, PostgreSQL