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Data Base Administrator (DBA), Physical, Cross-Platform Integration

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Yes, that title is a mouth-full. Say that three times fast! This is a long-term (years) assignment with no set end date. It is with our Fortune 500 client in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. If they like you and you like them, let the good times keep rolling! You would be a W2, hourly employee of Aquent during this time. We do have health and dental benefits from which you may choose. It’s good stuff, not the typical hack-job insurance.

Do you know the difference between a physical DBA and a logical DBA? If not, no need to read any further, as you are not a candidate. If so, carry on!

Here is what you will do:
Our client needs a physical Data Base Administrator (DBA) to integrate a bunch of legacy data bases. In other words, you have to get them all to “play nice” together. You will be responsible for making sure this environment runs smoothly.

Here is what you need to have:
Scripting experience! You need to know a lot about scripting. Yes, it can be boring, but our client really needs this skill. Scripting languages like ANT, PERL, UNIX are what is needed.

Below are the Knowledge/Skills/Abilities needed for this role:
 Relational databases - (DB2/LUW, DB2/ZOS, Sybase ASE, MS SQL, Oracle).

 Understanding of object structures and permissions along with export/import of data.

 Development platforms - (IBM WebSphere and J2SE).

 Understanding of common Java error messages and application configuration.

 Application integration - (SOAP Web services, IBM WebSphere MQ).

 Experience in using or developing SOA systems and troubleshooting integration issues.


NOTE: People who have been successful on this team have come from the background of a DBA, developer or WebSphere Administrator.


Other Qualifications:

• 3+ years experience with technology build and migration activities.
• Demonstrated experience and skill with scripting languages like ANT,
PERL, UNIX.
• 3+ years experience with web and application servers build and deployment.

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