Informix DBA - Sydney

Job Title: Informix DBA - Sydney
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 3573_1584323421
Contact Name: Gaurav Bagga
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2020 12:50

Job Description

Ayan Infotech has an urgent and immediate requirment for an Informix DBA for a 6-12 months contract in Sydney.

All applicants must have full work rights in Australia.

Title: Informix DBA
Location: Sydney
Type: Contract (6-12 months + extension)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Able to Administer, support and maintain all Informix IDS version 12.x, 11.x and 10.x
  • Monitoring of database activity and performance.
  • Create, update and document database configuration - to perform tasks like Health Checks, Extent growth of an Instance
  • Tune databases, as required, to ensure optimal performance and response time.
  • Perform migrations, conversions, and data reorganizations of databases, as needed.
  • DB Copy/Creation, Chunk Management
  • Define backup and restore strategy
  • Expertise in restore / recovery procedures (eg - DB Corruption)
  • Database refresh (Prod to Dev, QA)
  • Working in HDR/ER and other cluster environment
  • Plan the instance upgrade, migration and patching of Informix Database systems
  • Plan and manage space allocations, Gather statistics on database usage and Set up automated alerts and reporting.
  • Proactively analysis the performance and tuning recommendation
  • Develop database re-usable components - Automation
  • Develop data purging, archival management methods and best practices
  • Capacity Planning
  • OS level activities related to database tasks and Linux administration
  • Coordinate and work with vendors for bug fixes and major incident resolution
  • Prepare and Maintain Standard Operating Procedure for all activities
  • Proactive identification of risks and mitigation of the same
  • Technical presentation on emerging technologies.
  • Foresee the need for newer technology based trainings on customer needs and provide suggestions for such trainings to Project Manager.
  • Technical and Process guidance to L2 and L1 DBA - Mentoring
  • Provide 24x7 and on call support for critical application databases
  • Strong installation and database administration experience on Informix Database V12.x, 11.x and 10.x
  • Experience installing and configuring IBM Informix products and tools.
  • Proficiency with IBM Informix database tools and utilities.
  • Experience in Backup and Recovery operations using various backup and restore methods.
  • Expertise in SQL tuning and debugging.
  • Strong performance tuning and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience on OS, Storage, Network and Virtualization activities
  • Handled database estate of various technologies (Sybase, Oracle, MySQL and UDB DB2)
  • Certification on Primary Technology and Cloud
  • Knowledge on Open Source DB

We will be able to contact only shortlisted candidates. We thank you in advance.

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