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Database Administrator (DBA) - IS Core services

Location: Chennai
Company: Expeditors
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"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business" -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder as a Fortune 500 company,Expeditors employs more than 15,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 300 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight, customs brokerage,vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions.Expeditors is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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The DBA team ensures the reliability and integrity of data, including the availability and consistency of data throughout the organization. DBAs work with business analysts, system architects, software developers, and quality assurance resources to provide consistent data across all applications in support of business objectives.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Data Integrity:
· Ensure recoverability of data through the design, implementation, and practice of defined database disaster recovery strategies
· Ensure availability of data through the design, implementation, and practice of database high availability strategies
· Establish and maintain the quality of data throughout the organization to support business goals
Monitoring and Maintenance:
· Monitor database performance to identify database configuration, hardware, and SQL query tuning opportunities
· Monitor database resource usage and recommend hardware/software changes as needed
· Monitor database utilities to ensure maintenance policies are being achieved
Documentation and Standards:
· Provide documentation for database design and modification
· Document established DBA-driven processes, work flows, and tasks
· Adhere to all applicable team and department standards governing workplace performance
Minimum Qualifications
· Familiarity with relational database management systems (DB2, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle) and their core concepts
· Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL)
· Experience with Unix and Microsoft Windows environments
· Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
· Ability to collaborate in team environment
Desired Qualifications
· Strong knowledge of DB2, PostgreSQL, and/or SQL Server relational database management systems and concepts
· Scripting experience with sh, ksh, bash, awk, sed, Python, and/or Perl
· Familiarity with Ansible and Infrastructure as Code concepts
Please note, this opportunity does not sponsor work visas and has no relocation assistance
Additional Information
Expeditors offers excellent benefits
- Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Training and Personnel Development Program
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