Conduent Senior Sybase Database Administrator in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Senior Sybase Database Administrator


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Conduent Business Services is a leading global enterprise for business process management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Conduent provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on their core business.

Title: Senior Sybase Database Administrator (DBA)

Position Overview:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operational aspects of application and infrastructure delivery. You’ll serve as a subject matter expert regarding the application of business objectives and alternatives for database administration.

  • Establish operational objectives and work plans, and delegate assignments as appropriate.

  • Provide senior management with reviews/objectives to determine the success of operation/project. The successful incumbent will be Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations(s) and may also have company-wide effect.

Main Duties:

  • Perform physical and logical database administration functions as required for Application Sustain Services.

  • Work with Customer and other Third Parties (Application, Architects, ITO personnel, tester etc) to support DBA functions.

  • Provide appropriate resources and skill sets to support the DBA functions for the Applications as required.

  • Assist in analyzing, performance tuning and maintain test and production databases.

  • Review with Customer new Database Management System (DBMS) releases to understand the business and technical impacts.

  • Set up and maintain test and production databases.

  • Propose database changes to ease monitoring and administrative effort.

  • Document and implement changes to databases via proper Change Management methodology.

  • Monitor and analyze database activity to proactively identify and prevent potential Incidents and also recommend performance improvements.

  • Participate in situation management of incidents related to database operations.

  • Test and evaluate impact on Applications of new DBMS Software releases.

  • Ensure integrity of all database components, eg. Table definitions, structure definitions, statistic and indexes status etc.

  • Report and remediate all security violations.

  • Familiar with tuning utilities and reports. For example SQL trace, System Monitor, Open Activity Monitor, Database Engine Tuning Advisor etc.

  • Familiar with MS Service Pack patching procedure.

  • Capable of evaluating new RDMBS technology with the objective to improve the quality of database administrative tasks.

Secondary Duties:

  • UNIX scripting abilities with Pearl and Korn shell experience ideal

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Sybase database environment, troubleshooting database related issues, running data modifications in PROD environment, adding/dropping users to databases, and other responsibilities on a daily basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of SQL Server database administration, design and development experience.

  • Extensive T-SQL tuning experience.

  • Solid knowledge of Windows scripting.

  • UNIX scripting experience (Korn and Perl) a plus

  • Minimum of 2 years Sybase DBA job experience

  • MSQL and Oracle database experience a plus

  • Strong communication, decision making and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Able to work under pressure and take responsibility during situation management.

  • Agree to work independently to carry out oncall duty.

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the “Submit” button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form.

Job Software Engineering

Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Cherry Hill

Organization ITS

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18018882