Job Description

Reference # : 21-00647Title : Middleware DBA
Location : Dallas, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 06/01/2021 / 12/31/2021

MIDDLEWARE ENGINEERING provides software-based infrastructure solutions and subject-matter expertise to application development teams. This group ensures the firm is positioned for emerging technology offerings that spans Big Data, Machine Learning, Database, Messaging, Java, App Entitlement Management, External Financial Messaging and related engineering efforts.

Middleware Engineering manages a wide spectrum of database products ranging from SQL, NoSQL and Big Data offerings both on-prem and in the Public Cloud. The successful candidate should be familiar with most of these products and should be able to drive the Application engagement, troubleshooting, automation and self-service strategy for operational support. Database engineer will work with application teams on lifecycle management, automation, troubleshooting performance issues, and advising on Sybase ASE, DB2 UDB, Postgres and SAP IQ platforms.


Installation, configuration, upgrade and ongoing maintenance (including DR) of the environment
Partner with engineering teams to understand technology offerings and how they can be applied to solve business problems.
Responsible for reduction in operational overhead by building automated / self-service tools using both scripting and high level programming languages
Continually evaluate the operation of the environment and assist in optimizing the delivery of the products to clients
Strategic engagement with application development teams to provide timely end-to-end delivery of appropriate platform solutions.
Interface with application and development community to analyze and resolve escalations.
Provide technical guidance on established infrastructure best practices to IT community and business.


Advanced database administration skills with Sybase ASE or DB2 UDB
Advanced skills in database troubleshooting, performance & tuning, DB modelling
Strong working experience with the Unix/Linux Operating systems
Strong communication skills - ability to articulate thoughts clearly and influence the outcome
Working knowledge of scripting languages, i.e. Python, Perl, Shell
Strong ability to work as part of a global team
Experience in MongoDB/Oracle/SAP IQ is a big plus

Preferred Qualifications
-Python coding skills a plus.


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