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Hire IT People, LLC
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Database Architect

This Job was posted over 30 Days Ago on 07-12-2012

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State of Delaware

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dover, DE

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3 Months

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5 years ago

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The Database Architect (DA) is responsible for designing,

developing, and implementing infrastructure to provide highly-complex,

reliable, and scalable databases to meet the organization’s objectives and




The Database Architect (DA) is responsible for designing,

developing, and implementing infrastructure to provide highly-complex,

reliable, and scalable databases to meet the organization’s objectives and


Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent

technical study

Role Description:

•Possess extensive knowledge of specific database

systems, and is capable of hands-on work in all phases of database design and


•Design, develop, and implement infrastructure to provide

highly-complex, reliable, and scalable database to meet the organization’s

objectives and requirements.

•Analyze organization’s business requirements for

database design, and implements changes to database as required.

•Perform systems analysis on database, and resolves

performance, capacity, and replication issues as necessary.

•Provide detailed design and specification documentation,

including flowcharts, for all aspects of the database.

•Work with database analysts to develop methodologies,

report views, queries, and table replications

•Ensure that all the data is in the proper format.

•Participate in the identification, prioritization, and

development of technical initiatives and strategies.

•Develop and maintain database standards and naming conventions.

•Keep up-to-date on emerging database architectures,

technologies, and methodologies, and attends training classes as necessary.

Principal responsibilities include the planning,

requirements, design, coding, testing, debugging, system integration, and

documenting of components of complex, multi-tier government systems.

Responsible for evaluating user requests for new

programs, modifications to existing programs, and system integration of off the

shelf Products. Programs can be defined

as Data models, reports, or data integration applications. Performs research and gathers relevant data

to determine feasibility, appropriateness, and cost and time required. Prepares detailed estimates in order to

obtain approval to proceed. Prepares

detailed program specifications.

Analyzes, designs and implements accurate, secure,

efficient, logical and physical data bases and coordinates database development

applying knowledge of database design standards and database management system.

Identifies and resolves production and/or applications

development problems related to the use of the database and/or reporting

design. Reviews project request describing database user needs and determines

if project requires creating series of new programs or modifying existing

programs that access data stored in databases.

Determines and enters changes to data dictionary

descriptions, including type, structure, and intended use of data within

system. Maintains data integrity by working to eliminate redundancy.

Creates description to enable programmer analysts to

understand how programs should access data. Writes description of how user

accesses data, referred to as logical database. Writes physical database

description, such as location, space requirements, and access method, to

protect company data resources against unauthorized access and accidental

destruction, according to computer industry standards and knowledge of database

management system. Creates system and user documentation. Monitors ongoing program and system

performance. Provides training and

mentors less experienced team members.

Data Modeler should be capable of working on large number of projects


The Data Modeler must be a fast learner with excellent

communication and problem solving skills, and able to work with minimal

supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Data Modeler must be able to work well

with a diverse group of team members to deliver software solutions on time, on

budget and within specifications.

The Data Modeler will report to the Service Delivery

Manager responsible for the particular application area.

Technical experience should include the Development of

strategies for data integrations and acquisitions, and implementation of

reporting solutions. Must be able to

design, develop and manipulate databases, data warehouses and multidimensional

databases. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals..

Technical proficiencies should be classified as Intermediate.

There should be a firm understanding demonstrated through

education, certification and work experience of Sybase PowerDesigner, Crystal

Reports or Cognos and IBM DataStage and or other industry leading tools.

Specific technical components and/or skills required are listed below.

-Minimum of 7 years experience of data management

concepts, practices, and procedures.

-Minimum of 3 years experience in data technologies with

at least 2+ years in data modeling, data integration and reporting. Strong skills in design, development and

testing using Sybase PowerDesigner, Crystal Reports and IBM DataStage and other

equivalent tools in the industry.

-Strong skills in using data modeling tools for client

server and mainframe repositories.

-Possess experience in reporting applications with

knowledge of Crystal Reports or Cognos a plus.

-Strong understanding of data integration security

concepts and trends for developing secure data integration applications.

-Demonstrated self-starter and self-directed worker; good

judgment in when and how to engage other parties, especially management.

-Knowledgeable of and experienced in Quality Management

principles and practices, including a genuine belief in the effectiveness of

applying them in day-to-day activities.

-Solid “people skills”, including proven ability to

accept direction from management and provide direction to junior staff; able to

provide valuable advice to management regarding Perform

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