Database Specialist - Senior Database Analyst

Location
Geilenkirchen (52511)
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
04 May 2017
Ref
089878
Contact
Daniel Blurton
Clearance Level
NATO
Job Type
Contract
NATO/NCIA/GEILENKIRCHEN/DATABASE SPECIALIST/SENIOR ANALYST/NATO SECRET/SC CLEARED/

Location - Geilenkirchen

Rate - Competitive Hourly

Duration - 6 Months

Clearance - SC/NATO SECRET


- Executes efficient management and maintenance (both in-house and outsourced), installation and
testing, operation and user support of databases for the NAEW&C data and mission support processes, hosted

- Oversees and applies life-cycle support for database configuration including installing and upgrading software and maintaining relevant documentation;

- Oversees and applies quality assurance to the fielded databases software and support processes and related technical documentation;

- Ensures effective system backup and recovery capabilities as well as adequate protection of all assigned ITCIS services (including software, on-line and archived data, workflows, etc.) according to NATO NAEW&C security directives;

- Ensures optimum database and application server performance and plans for forecast resource needs;

- Ensures a viable disaster recovery capability for all assigned IT/CIS services (databases);

- Assists with strategies for effective use of database technology, taking account of the complex interrelations between hardware and software.;

- Recommends the definition of standards for database objects and ensures conformance to these standards;

- Provides specialist expertise in the development, use or operation of database management system tools and facilities and enables configuration control on the engineering level of the software development environment;

- Supports shaping database related mission problems into solutions that deliver added value to the mission value;

- Supports enhancing the business intelligence environment by further building business intelligence infrastructure;

- Maintains current awareness of evolving methodologies, technologies, and tools for business intelligence and reporting;

- Provides expert knowledge in the selection, provision and use of database architectures, software and facilities, typically taking responsibility for a team of technical staff;

- Supports product selection and acquisition, trial installations and walkthroughs, deployment, enabler training, testing and release for use, in-house and outsourced technical support and maintenance, and user helpdesk support of each assigned IT/CIS service;

- On request, participates in feasibility studies and technically reviews, requirements definition and refinement for components of IT/CIS services to be developed / produced /delivered /integrated / installed by external organisations (NAEW&C, NATO, Government, Commercial Contractor);

- Participates in analysis of causes and incidents of IT/CIS Service failures (including IT/CIS System trouble-shooting) and effecting appropriate action to correct problems related to database administration; - Maintains and operates an efficient and effective technical library for assigned databases.

If this exciting opportunity would be of interest, please apply now to be swiftly contacted and considered.


LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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