Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Job: Contract Data Warehouse DBA

This is from a former colleague of mine. If you are interested, drop me a line or apply directly through their web site.

Contract Data Warehouse DBA needed to work with one of the world’s largest Data Warehouses!

Catalina Marketing is directly (i.e. this is not a recruiter, well...a Catalina Marketing Recruiter) seeking a Data Warehouse DBA to participate in our world renowned Netezza Data Warehouse, nearly a petabyte in size! This would be a 3-6 month contract role with an opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the contract period.

This Data Warehouse DBA is responsible for enterprise-wide administration of a Netezza Data Warehouse. Responsibilities include database administration, data modeling, and ETL support.


EDUCATION: Bachelors' degree or equivalent experience

- 2+ years DBA experience with a Data Warehouse and significant ETL experience.
- Expertise in the following areas is required: Data modeling, star schema database design, SQL, UNIX (AIX, linux), Korn shell, bash, C/C++ programming, design & implementation based on established standards, database backup and recovery; database connectivity and security, software development lifecycle including requirements gathering, design, coding, testing and production support.

Nice to have areas include: performance monitoring and tuning; disk space management; software patches and upgrades; automate manual tasks; conduct database training; provide on-call support & troubleshoot technical issues.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Netezza, ERwin ER Diagramming Tool, AutoSys Job Scheduling Tool - SyncSort for unix - SAS • Exposure to Business Intelligence tools (MicroStrategy, Hyperion IRS query and reporting tool) • Application Development experience preferred

The intent of this job description is to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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