Database Architect (3137) Hurst, Texas

Buchanan Technologies is currently looking for a DBA Specialist for a client located in Hurst, Texas. The Database Specialist will serve as the lead technical role responsible for leveraging decisions across the database infrastructure. Job functions include planning, evaluating, and oversight of all database environments, processes, architecture and maintenance. Qualified candidates should have experience leveraging best practices while bridging the relationships between infrastructure and application database owners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for database development in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.

Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers.

Assist with the design of redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery to ensure effective availability, protection, and integrity of data assets.

Work with application development staff to develop and enforce database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures.

Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

Respond to and resolve database performance issues.

Ensure the stability and reliability of data access and data quality across the organization via ongoing database support, maintenance and processes.

Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.

Identify inefficiencies in current databases and leverage solutions

Required Experience:

5+ Years Experience with database platforms, including Oracle and SQL.

5+ Years Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.

5+ Years Working technical experience with developing, installing, configuring and supporting multi-terabyte database environments.

5+ Years Experience with multiple Operating Systems, including AIX, Windows & Linux.

Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices.

Working technical knowledge of current database software, protocols, and standards.

Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.

Evaluate and select database components, including hardware, relational database management systems, ETL software, metadata management tools, and database design solutions.

Standardize and support end-user practices and tools for data extraction, queries, and data manipulation in accordance with business processes.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of Various Infrastructure Frameworks including ITIL

Strong Team Player with the ability to Develop and Foster Customer Service Orientated Working Relationships at ALL levels Internal and External to the IT Infrastructure Organization

Good written and oral communication skills

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

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