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Senior Teradata Database Administrator
Alton, Illinois  |  Onsite
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Applied on September 29, 2022
Job Id #59016 Posted September 14, 2022


Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • The Illinois EDW project team is responsible for the day to day management and operations of a large data warehouse for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
  • The team is also responsible for creating a new version of the data warehouse to consume data from a new MMIS system that is being developed.

Ideal Background:

  • The candidate would have a healthcare background and experience working with a large data warehouse.
  • The DBA is responsible for the overall database delivery of the Enterprise Data Warehouse for the Medicaid agency.
  • It is a critical role involving expertise in working with Medicaid data itself, security, supporting and maintaining hardware and software, and ensuring we are achieving the optimal performance.
  • For example, the DBA is expected to provide a wide range of expertise including the ability to help a user to fetch data (requiring business knowledge) and the technical ability to support a major Teradata upgrade.
  • This role requires regular onsite presence in Springfield, Illinois to perform backup/restore and support onsite maintenance by Teradata (and its subcontractors).
  • This position will be part of our Data Engineering function and data warehousing and analytics practice.

Experience:

  • Healthcare / Medicaid background 7+ years of experience as a Teradata DBA Willing to relocate to the Springfield Illinois area to be onsite as needed

Top Requirements:

  • Proven experience of at least 7+ years as primary/lead Teradata DBA
  • 7+ years of experience as a Teradata DBA on Version 15+
  • 5+ years of experience writing complex SQL using SQL Assistant/Teradata Studio
  • 3+ years of experience extracting, loading, and transforming structured/unstructured data using Teradata Utilities (FastLoad, Multiload, FastExport, BTEQ, TPT) in a Unix/Linux environment

Team and Team size:

  • 1 project executive 1 project/program manager 4 project managers 8 analysis & support 14 ETL 4 data admin & security 4 QA 9 BI / reporting

Top Responsibilities:

  • 7+ years of experience as a Teradata DBA on Version 15+
  • Previous experience leading Teradata major upgrade/floor sweep
  • 3+ years of experience with Teradata 6800/1800 system or IntelliFlex
  • 5+ years of experience writing complex SQL using SQL Assistant/Teradata Studio
  • 3+ years of experience extracting, loading, and transforming structured/unstructured data using Teradata Utilities (FastLoad, Multiload, FastExport, BTEQ, TPT) in a Unix/Linux environment
  • 3+ years of experience performance tuning in a large database (?5TB) or data warehouse environment, using advanced SQL, DBQL and Explain plans

Skills/attributes Required

  • This role requires regular onsite presence in Springfield, Illinois to perform backup/restore and support onsite maintenance by Teradata (and its subcontractors).
  • The candidate must be willing to relocate to the Springfield Illinois area.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Proven experience of at least 7+ years as primary/lead Teradata DBA
  • 7+ years of experience as a Teradata DBA on Version 15+
  • Previous experience leading Teradata major upgrade/floor sweep
  • 3+ years of experience with Teradata 6800/1800 system or IntelliFlex
  • 5+ years of experience writing complex SQL using SQL Assistant/Teradata Studio
  • 3+ years of experience extracting, loading, and transforming structured/unstructured data using Teradata Utilities (FastLoad, Multiload, FastExport, BTEQ, TPT) in a Unix/Linux environment
  • 3+ years of experience performance tuning in a large database (?5TB) or data warehouse environment, using advanced SQL, DBQL and Explain plans
  • 3+ years of experience analyzing project requirements and developing detailed database specifications, tasks, dependencies, and estimates
  • 3+ years of experience identifying and initiating resolutions to customer facing problems and concerns associated with a query or database related business need
  • Data warehouse or equivalent system experience
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, end client facing, team collaboration, and mentoring skills

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Teradata Vantage Certified Master
  • Experience upgrading to Teradata Intelliflex
  • 3+ years identifying and initiating resolutions to customer problems and concerns associated with a Data Warehouse or equivalent system
  • 5+ years logical and physical data modeling experience
  • 5+ years with Erwin or other data modeling software
  • 3+ years working with end users/customers to understand requirements for technical solutions to meet business needs
  • 3+ years working with technical developers to strategize solutions to align with business requirements
  • 3+ years defining standards and best practices and conducting code reviews
  • 3+ years maintaining and creating models using OpenText BI-Query
  • Experience working with project teams in metadata management, data/IT governance, business continuity plan, data security
  • Experience in Application Server Hardware/Software Administration (Windows/Linux)
  • Experience with State Medicaid / Medicare / Healthcare applications
  • Experience working in matrix organization as an effective team player
  • Experience working in agile environment such as Scrum framework and iterative/incremental delivery/release
  • Experience in tools like DevOps, GitHub will be a plus.
  • Experience working in large Design Development and Implementation (DDI) projects.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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