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Kforce Database Administrator in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a Database Administrator with Redis experience in Maryland Heights, MO.Summary:The candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of production databases in compliance with application specifications and company policies, standards, and procedures. This person manages and maintains all production and non-production databases. This team is taking on support for a new platform called REDIS - they currently have no support for this platform and are looking for experienced support personnel to build out infrastructure and programing.Major Duties and Responsibilities: * Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience * Performs installations and configurations of grid infrastructure, databases, clients etc. * Designs and maintains access and security administration * Designs, implements, and maintains backup and recovery strategies on Database Management Systems * Supports multiple services and multiple databases of medium complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity, and accessibility of data * Designs, installs, configures, and maintains High Availability (RAC, RAC One Node, Data Guard, etc.); Database solutions * Troubleshoots alerts (alert log, Jobs, Disk Group, Tablespace etc.) and performance issues * Performs capacity planning of Oracle server environment and provides recommendations to management to sustain business growth * Designs, implements, maintains Disaster Recovery (DR) methodologies, and creates documentation * Gathers business requirements and designs, implements multiple projects along with the production support * Creates standard operational procedures and templates * Acts as mentor for Database Administrators and Associate Database Administrators * BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience * Expertise in setup using OEM as a monitoring and diagnostics tool and identifies/resolves the performance issues * Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English * Strong knowledge of database architecture and its implementation * Strong understanding of best practices in maintaining medium to large scale Oracle database systems * Strong knowledge of PL/SQL programming language * Strong understanding of Change Management procedures * Strong knowledge of Instance, database and query tuning to improve the performance of the database/application * Strong understanding of SAN technologies related to SQL server disk layouts * Strong knowledge of Windows/Linux/Solaris operating systems and shell scripting * Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner * Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel * Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks * Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure * Ability to prioritize and organize effectively * Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties * Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.) * Ability to work independently * Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations * Ability to effectively consult with department managers and leaders Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours