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Snowflake DBA

United States
July 11, 2024


Title: Snowflake DBA

Location : Boston, MA/New Jersey (onsite 4 days/week) Only locals.

Client : Boston Technology

End Client : Confidential

Duration : 6-12 Months (Possible Extension)

Visa : USC, GC, GC EAD, H4 EAD

Will require an in person interview.

Job Description : This is a Senior DBA position to work as a part of skilled DBA team in order to assist with migration, maintenance, update, and support of various database platforms including Snowflake, Fivetran, DBT, DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, AWS RDS, Redis, DocumentDB, and DynamoDB, Data Migration Service (DMS).

Activities will include working with other teams including development, security, and data warehouse teams. Production on-call support, maintenance, and off-hour deployments is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Education Required:-

• Hands on experience with designing, implementing, and maintaining Snowflake, and fiveTran is a must. Certification preferred.

• 5+ years hands on database work DB2/UDB, SQL Server.

• Hands on experience with AWS RDS, DocuemtnDB, DynamoDB, Redis databases.

• Experience working with large scale databases

• An understanding of proper indexing and experience with query tunning

• Knowledge of DB2 Range Partitioning, MDC and MQT

• Knowledge of UDB/AIX utilities such as backup, reorg, runstats and rebind is required

• Knowledge of Oracle and MS SQL Server reorg, update stats

• Experience with AWS DMS

• Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

• Experience using a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology

• Ability to analyze existing configuration and recommend hardware/software improvements.

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

• Proven leadership and collaborative skills.

• Demonstrated ability to meet business needs with sound technical approaches.

• Self motivated, task oriented and capable of working independently on multiple, simultaneous projects.

• Must be a team player

Duties and Responsibilities:-

Specific responsibilities include:

• Development responsibilities include: data modeling and analysis, schema design, database object creations (tables, stored-procedures, triggers, functions, and jobs. Etc..)

• Identify, assess, and evaluate technologies, products, and tools for building enterprise architecture services

• Analyze archiving approaches, propose solution(s) and assist in implementation of chosen approach.

• Review and revise existing tables and indexing strategies to improve storage efficiency and access

• Responsible for performance tuning assistance on all data pull/queries and working with end-users

• Responsible for learning the data within the Data Warehouse and how Policy, Quotes, Claims and Billing are integrated.

• Pro-actively identify issues and coordinate resolutions

• Provide assistance to programmers during development, responding to questions and providing guidance when necessary.

• Responsible for user direction/support on all data queries

• Analyze problems and propose, present and propagate solutions or practices to meet architectural challenges

• Participating in unit, system, user and performance testing

• User level familiarity with version control

• Installation, maintenance, and on-call support

Other highly valued skills would include:-

• Knowledge of the Property and Casualty Insurance industry is a plus.

• Experience in designing and developing BI objects, Data Mining, Big Data areas.

• Knowledge of Perl desired.

• Knowledge of Embarcadero Rapid SQL.

• Knowledge of replication desired.

• Informatica knowledge a plus.