Sybase DBA Job Description

Sybase DBA Job Description

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Sybase DBA provides real time support to maintain the necessary functionality and respond to issues as they arise for Sybase Adaptive Server IQ, Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, and Sybase Replication Server.

Sybase DBA Duties & Responsibilities

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Perform logical and physical database design, installing and configuring Sybase SQL Server 4.0 and 4.9 dataservers, built databases and other application-related objects in Sybase, and troubleshot Sybase servers fixing corruption problems
Interacting with and providing optimum solutions to clients on a wide array of products like Sybase IQ, Sybase Replication Server
Architect, Design and Implement a next generation as-a-Service platform for Sybase Databases
Work quickly and effectively to resolve or escalate production Sybase, Oracle or SQL issues at the first sign of detection using agreed monitoring and resolution processes
Work quickly and effectively to resolve or escalate production Sybase, issues at the first sign of detection using agreed monitoring and resolution processes
Updating the query and running the patch updates in Sybase database
Implement and support Sybase Replication Server to replicate data between remote sites
Support GTI and Line of Business (LOB) with major incidents, changes and customer requests
Install and configure relevant network components to ensure database access database consistency and integrity
Control-based remediation work permissioning analysis, new logins

Sybase DBA Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Sybase DBA

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAP, ASE

Education for Sybase DBA

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Employers hiring for the sybase DBA job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Education, Information Technology, Engineering, Information Systems, Technical, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Management, Communication

Skills for Sybase DBA

Desired skills for sybase DBA include:

Sybase ASE replication server technologies encompassing setup and troubleshooting
Sybase Replication Server
Administration with experience as a Sybase/Sybase IQ DBA in a production environment
Oracle & MS SQL Server are plusses
Storage and OS concepts
Sybase ASE
Sybase Replication Server and Sybase IQ administration
Fault detection and resolution processes

Desired experience for sybase DBA includes:

Must be available to perform 7 x 24 hour support on a rotation basis
Administration tools like Enterprise Manager, DBartisan
Setting up log shipping, Mirroring/log forwarding, analyzing traces
Strong trace and performance tuning skills
Extensive architecting designing/implementing/administrating database consolidation platforms
Experienced with backup agent based backups

Sybase DBA Examples


Sybase DBA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a sybase DBA. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for sybase DBA
  • Fine-tune and optimise poorly performing databases and the related infrastructure
  • Ensure synchronisation between production replica databases
  • Run or re-run failed regular jobs and kill failed tasks
  • Implement regular monthly patches
  • Provide backup/back-fill support to business aligned teams where required
  • Ability to undertake shifted work patterns to cover 24x7 environment
  • Prepared to participate hands-on in the moves, adds and changes of infrastructure hardware and operating systems
  • Diagnose and improve overall system and application performance to isolate and prevent, or recover from, system degradation or failure
  • Research, define, and implement database related software patches and configuration changes to improve system reliability, consistency and performance
  • Review new applications and/or upgrades to assure achievement of corporate service level commitments with regard to operations reliability, load, and stability, security and standards
Qualifications for sybase DBA
  • Experienced with RHEL Linux
  • You will be responsible for outage/incident management – from initial troubleshoot/ resolution though to root cause analysis and driving subsequent corrective measure implementation
  • You will be responsible for project work including migrations, version upgrades, operational acceptance testing for products being delivered by the database engineering group
  • Exposure to MPP setups with DB2 DPF (Database Partitioning Feature)
  • Pro-active issue detection and resolution service monitoring
  • A minimum of 7 years' experience as a Sybase Database Administrator in a multi-node Solaris

Sybase DBA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of sybase DBA. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for sybase DBA
  • Knowledge of Autosys and Opswise workload automation software will be an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills, to define and present system requirements and analysis
  • Maintaining the database integrity, security and availability of multiple databases
  • Duties include disaster recovery, performance analysis and tuning, index maintenance, and monitoring of data
  • Tuning databases and application queries, performed server access and login management, and performed database backups and restores
  • Planned and Executed upgrading central servers from 15.0.3 to 15.5 which runs on AIX
  • Reconciling primary server with warm standby and disaster recovery servers
  • Experience in Database Server RDBMS Installation & Configuration, Database/ Instance creation, Database/ Instance validation, Database/ Instance upgrades, DBMS application support, performing changes required by application teams on Databases, DBMS Operational support, Security administration, Storage management, Patch management, DB migrations, Database Server Agent/System Monitor, Performance monitoring and tuning, Jobs management, Backup management
  • Own, track and resolve all aspects of the database
  • Review service related reports
Qualifications for sybase DBA
  • Working knowledge of Oracle11g database systems and administration practices including RMAN
  • Expected you to be a seasoned veteran
  • Supply database expertise and consultancy services to development teams
  • Assist development teams with schema development, implementation and support
  • Performance and tuning of database-layer application code
  • Monitor server performance and trouble-shooting/tuning problem code

Sybase DBA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a sybase DBA. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for sybase DBA
  • Engineer high availability Database Systems based on Sybase and SQL Server
  • Respond to database related alerts and escalations and work with database vendors to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems
  • Develop database management tools and utilities and monitor DBMS infrastructure to ensure continued operation against availability and performance service targets
  • Evaluate and recommend new database technologies, tools and techniques that can make our environment better able to meet the demands of 7x24 services
  • Execute demand and capacity management processes to ensure that the infrastructure can meet upcoming project and organic growth demand
  • Assist project teams in the proper design and implementation of their database layer
  • Provide deep technical expertise during all phases of the projects to ensure that the infrastructure requirements are met in a cost effective manner
  • Develop or participate in database upgrades, patching
  • Participate in Business Continuity services for Disaster Recovery
  • Provide cross-training with other members of Database Services
Qualifications for sybase DBA
  • Oracle PL/SQL Subject Matter Expert
  • Providing out of hours support for project releases
  • Ability to troubleshoot and rapidly resolve production issues
  • Ability to provide a timely response to ad hoc requests and project related work
  • Security administration of Sybase Server & Databases
  • Troubleshoot Sybase ASE & Replication issues

Sybase DBA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sybase DBA. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for sybase DBA
  • Handling enterprise RDBMs across multiple platforms and environments – SAP ASE(Sybase), SQL Server
  • Assisting in performance tuning – Sybase / SQL Server queries
  • Participate in providing 7x24 database supports
  • Installation and configuration of SQL Server and troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues
  • Knows to detect & resolve issues related to CPU
  • Upgrading SQL Server
  • Handling bridge calls and mentoring the junior members
  • Work with application development teams to provide advanced troubleshooting support, performance and tuning, guidance, and best practices
  • Participate in the design and implementation of database infrastructure and automation
Qualifications for sybase DBA
  • Hands on experiences in LINUX OS and UNIX scripting language are must
  • 1 year working experience in Oracle 10g and/or SQL Server 2008 administration will be added advantage
  • 6+ years of Oracle development experience with strong command of SQL, stored procedures, triggers
  • 7+ years of experience in database development and support inSYBASE environments is preferred
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR)options for SYBASE
  • Knowledge of SYBASE tools is essential

Sybase DBA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of sybase DBA. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for sybase DBA
  • Responsible for effectively managing the day-to-day tasks in coordination with provisioning teams and developers to meet deliverables
  • Interfacing with application and development community to analyze and resolve escalations
  • Driving strategic initiatives and delivery of key programs of work across Database Engineering
  • Provide 24/7/365 primary dba support of all Microsoft SQL Server clustered and non-clustered databases
  • Participate in database development, tuning and optimization expertise to application development and support teams on an ah-hoc or continual basis
  • Work within the project management framework defined for IT I&P North America
  • Identify operational and infrastructure risks within the environment and work with the application development team and CIB business to make corrections and mitigate risks
  • Liaise with system Engineers in troubleshooting issues
  • Interface with external vendors in troubleshooting complex, cross-platform issues
  • Installing and Configuring Database instances
Qualifications for sybase DBA
  • Strong experience with Sybase 12.x
  • Strong experience in Database Administration in SYBASE isessential
  • University degree or equivalent in Engineering, or Computer Science is preferred
  • 5+ years of SAP(Sybase) ASE and/or DB2LUW experience
  • Good organizational and planning skills, results oriented
  • Excellent customer services skills, communications, team work and follow-up skills

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