Database Administrator II in Pittsburgh, PA

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Less than 5 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Overview: Management Science Associates, Inc., (MSA) is a diversified information management company that for over half a century has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, analytics and technology. We are seeking an experienced Database Administrator II to join the MSA IT/OPS division which has been offering data and insight solutions to the Consumer Package Goods industry since the early 1980s.


  • Designs, installs, and maintains complex functions of major database systems including access, allocations, validity checks, security, documentation and tuning
  • Design, implement and support databases using Oracle RDBMS
  • Develops programs using PL/SQL
  • Leads and conducts complex backup, recovery and query tuning
  • Serves as interface between users and information systems/processing specialists
  • Builds compliant databases, writing scripts in SQL, UNIX commands, and shell scripts
  • Write functional and technical specification documents
  • Coordinate testing procedures with Q/A group
  • Troubleshoot and support production systems

Required Skills

  • Requires a four-year degree in Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Minimum of three years of Oracle DBA work experience
  • Ability to perform complex DBA tasks (e.g.: create databases using complex structures; ensure data security and integrity; perform complex database migrations)
  • Experience using modeling tools such as ERWin
  • Extensive experience using SQL and PL/SQL
  • Ability to write complex UNIX scripts and has an understanding of the UNIX architecture
  • Understands Oracle and OS architecture and interactions between database and applications
  • Thorough understanding of Oracle internal structure and processing such as detailed knowledge of memory structures
  • Can write backup and restore scripts and design a backup strategy
  • Experience monitoring and performance tuning of very large databases required
  • Must have experience with large projects
  • Significant experience in data warehousing database architectures required
  • Experience in OLAP a plus