Job Summary

Database Application Production Support - exciting FULL TIME JOB in Naperville / Aurora

  • Location:
    Aurora, Illinois
  • Salary:
    70000 $ - 80000 $ / Hour
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17428_59647089
  • Category:
    Database Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

Modis is currently seeking a Database Application Production Support Analyst for an exciting DIRECT HIRE job opportunity with our full-service healthcare client, headquartered in the Naperville / Aurora area.  Nestled between the Rt 59 Naperville Metra station and Fox Valley Mall, this is an ideal location for anyone in the Western Chicago Suburbs.
 
About our client:
With more than 20 years in the industry, our client has a proven track record of offering top-notch healthcare to empower their participants in better managing their health, and their healthcare options.  Company perks include:
 
- A competitive annual salary with fantastic employee benefits, including PPO Medical coverage, a generous PTO Plan, 401K matching and more!
- A convenient location for Western Chicago Suburbs (Aurora, Montgomery, Joliet, Plainfield, Naperville, Lisle, Warrenville, Bartlett, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, etc)
- An interactive work culture with a strong commitment to work/life balance
- Significant career growth opportunities!
 
Daily responsibilities for this Application Production Support Analyst will include:
- Helping the team in maintenance activities and backups for Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle-based RDBMS, and associated applications.
- Working the escalated (Tier 2, Tier 3) trouble tickets related to application and database performance.
- Driving continuous process improvement by developing and implementing operational best practices and automating manual tasks through scripting.
- Working with SQL Server and Oracle database systems – writing queries and scripts to understand database functions, procedures, processes, as well as database monitoring, troubleshooting and recovery.
- Automating  IT Operation processes including ETL, EDI, FTP, monitoring, maintenance patches, and application executions by using VB script, Powershell, or any other scripting language.
- Using monitoring tools to proactively identify trends and assist in mitigating issues before they make an operational impact
- Helping to update and maintain the IT Operations documentation with recommendations on updated process.
- Perform basic database administration tasks
- Assisting in the patching, upgrade and deployment teams for databases and applications
- Helping to manage the backup & recovery processes, including daily review of backup status and failure resolution
- Assisting the helpdesk in application implementation and support issues.
- Working with 3rd party vendors on product implementation and technical support, as needed.
- Providing Tier 2- Tier 3 troubleshooting and root cause analysis on overflow helpdesk tickets
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & TECHNICAL SKILLS
- Required Bachelor’s degree in an IT-related field
- ITIL v4  or Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certifications are preferred
- 5+ years of professional experience required
- Exceptional root cause analysis, analytical troubleshooting and issue resolution skills
- Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server and /or Oracle Databases\
- Knowledge of SDLC operational processes and the application life cycle - from development to production
- Experienced in at least one scripting language (VB, Powershell, SCCM)
- Knowledge of Cloud technologies a plus

 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND
 
If interested in this or other Database Production Support jobs available through Modis in the Chicagoland area, please apply today with you updated MS Word resume and contact information.  You can also visit website at www.modis.com to view and apply for any number of the IT jobs we have open (updated daily!)
 
This is a permanent / direct hire opportunity - candidates must be permanently eligible to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship
 
 
 
 


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