Senior Database Analyst

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/14/2024 2:31 PM)
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Knowledge Services is seeking a Senior Database Analyst for a contract to hire opening with the State of Indiana Department of Revenue.   Amazing work-life balance working 37 1/2 hrs per week, hybrid work schedule after 90 days, and full state benefits after conversion!  

  • Applicants must be local to Indianapolis and able to interview onsite.
  • Please note that we cannot accept any candidates requiring C2C or those requiring sponsorship for a work visa.


Senior Database Analyst Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and provide technical solutions that align with organizational goals.
• Conduct regular database (SQL Server and Oracle database) capacity planning and recommend infrastructure enhancements to support future growth.
• Designs API's and provides guidance to feature teams for implementation and documentation.
• Ensure system design allows all components to work together properly. Writes difficult code for complex problems and provides engineering and leadership as needed.
•  Ensure the security and integrity of servers, databases, etc. by implementing appropriate access controls, monitoring systems, and data encryption mechanisms.
• Install, maintain Indiana Tax System (ITS) system architecture - including Reporting, Batch process. And customize 3rd party products, (Python, Azure, .Net Core, Java, iManage and many other Tech solutions) used to support information system.
• Lead and participate in database-related projects, including migrations, upgrades, and data conversions.
• Listens to business problems and works with business to codify requirements and then document project's technical design, process, and business process solutions.
• Make recommendations for the development and implementation of teams’ strategic plan for all servers and systems.
• Manage, Design, Implement and Maintain database systems (MS SQL & Oracle), including installation, configuration, backup, recovery, and performance tuning on both Windows and Linux server environments.
• Member of the on-call, rotational support staff.
• Optimize database performance by analyzing query execution plans, monitoring resource utilization, and implementing performance tuning strategies.
• Prepare project feasibility studies, compute time and cost estimates, human resources, and equipment requirements, as it relates to database administration.
• Promotes responsible technical practices (including automated unit and stress testing, technology for data security, resiliency, scalability, etc.)
• Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior DBAs, sharing best practices and fostering a collaborative team environment. Assist, direct, train and review work of less experienced staff.
• Stay up to date with emerging database and server technologies, security, industry trends, and best practices, and evaluate their applicability to the organization.
• Troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues, working closely with application developers, infrastructure teams, and vendors.


Senior Database Analyst Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior-level Database Analyst (DBA) position with network, security and server administration, scripting/software development in PowerShell, Python, .Net.

• Highly experienced in MSSQL Server, Oracle DBMS, Windows/Linux Servers, Security
• Strong proficiency in database administration for both Windows and Linux server environments.
• Proficiency with information technologies in a secure network environment.
• Extensive knowledge of database security principles and best practices.
• Possess a high level of initiative and is highly thorough and dependable.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate complexities of technical programs.
• Knowledge of Cloud technology (Azure DevOps, Log Analytics, etc.)
• Proven experience in performance tuning, query optimization, and troubleshooting database issues.
• Solid understanding of database backup and recovery strategies.


Knowledge Services is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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