Database Administrator (AWS / Aurora) - LONG TERM CONTRACT (REMOTE)

Solstice Consulting Group

Job Description

Solstice Consulting Group is looking for a Database Administrator (AWS/Aurora) for a long-term contract (Up to 6 months at 30 - 35 hours per week REMOTE) for its technology solutions client focused on the Power sector located in Houston, Texas.

Database administrator's responsibilities can include the following tasks:

· Senior Level Person who can lead, manage and implement best practices.

· 3+ years experience AWS - Aurora Experience (Amazon Open Source)

· 3+ years experience Linux & PostgreSQL

· Capacity Planning

· Installing and upgrading the database server and application tools

· Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system

· Modifying the database structure, develop failover strategy, back up strategy

· Enrolling users and maintaining system security

· Ensuring compliance with database vendor license agreement

· Controlling and monitoring user access to the database

· Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database

· Planning for backup and recovery of database information

· Maintaining archived data

· Backing up and restoring databases

· Contacting database vendor for technical support

· Generating various reports by querying from database as per need

· Managing and monitoring data replication


· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

· 10+ years professional experience in IT and Database Administration

· Experience in the Power sector a huge plus

· Excellent interpersonal skills required


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