Randstad Database Administrator in Kansas City, Missouri

Database Administrator

job details:

  • location:Kansas City, MO

  • date posted:Friday, December 7, 2018

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Mining

  • reference:660119

job description

Database Administrator

job summary:

Randstad Technologies is seeking a Database Administrator for an exciting opportunity in Downtown Kansas City,MO. The Database Administrator understands and assist in technical strategies in the designing, implementing, administering, maintaining and performance tuning database systems and related technologies. They will Assist in technical consultation for enterprise and application project teams. Additionally, they assist team to identify and clarify strategy, address gaps, execute related policy/procedures and adopt improvement opportunities.

location: Kansas City, Missouri

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Day to day support and maintenance of assigned databases, including:

  • Ensuring recoverability via backups or other solutions

  • Ensuring high availability for business users

  • Maintaining a strong security profile with patching, updates and audit logs

  • Administering and documenting user accounts and maintaining authentication controls

  • Monitoring capacity and growth and licenses

  • Day to day customer service for assigned databases, including:

  • Assisting users and resolving problems

  • Proactively reviewing and researching for problems

  • Assisting application teams in resolving performance problems

  • Support of projects, including:

  • Routine support tasks as assigned

  • Design assistance and consulting including identification and documentation of design concerns related to performance, security, auditability, availability and recoverability

  • Assist in Management of test and other non-production databases for the projects

  • Performance, capacity, recovery and other testing


  • Understands and considers standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to database development and administration.

  • Working knowledge of multiple database applications, programming languages and/or system environments.

  • Working knowledge of business goals, corporate IT standards, strategy and service level agreements.

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or other related field and 2 years of database administration experience OR 2 years of database administration experience

  • Exadata experience preferred


  • Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical.

  • Establishes cooperative relationships with departments.

  • Effective project team member, at times assuming leadership role for the project.

  • Searches for and identifies alternative and/or innovative solutions to technical problems.

  • Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.

  • Exercises sound judgment when making decisions.

  • Quickly adapts to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities.

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