AWS Database Architect

at Apex Systems Inc

location Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Updated on May 20, 2020

Contract Position
12 month(s)

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Pay Rate $45.50 per hour

Experience 3-7 Years

Eligibility H-1B visa, Green Card, US citizen


Information Technology Services


Not Specified

Job ID


Working Remotely Allowed



Primary Skills: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for designing, building and administering secure databases on AWS cloud platform based on industry standards, best practices and guidelines
Determine technical standards and specifications and lead the design, build and support of shared services cloud platform components
Providing professional support services and/or the integration of their respective products.
Implement the products based on best Practices
Review the current database architectural landscape and make appropriate recommendations.
Must be able to compare various AWS and other database solutions and determine the one, which best fits, the need.
Designs, develops and maintains database infrastructure and backend applications.
Researches new database and related technologies and products for their applicability to business processes.
Provides tier 1 and tier 2 support for the platform

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline.
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in database administration and development experience
At least four (4) years of experience working with design and implementation of systems and databases at Amazon Web Services (AWS).
4 Years of Experience in installing, configuring, upgrading, migrating, backing up, restoring, troubleshooting, and tuning Microsoft SQL Server databases in a large 24x7 production environment on AWS cloud.
Experience troubleshooting SQL Server database performance using native tools such Profiler, Activity Monitor, Data Collector, Dynamic Management Views, Extended Events, and Performance Monitor.
3 years of experience working with various AWS RDS databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL and SQL Server databases
Develop and implement the backup, recovery, and cloning of all databases.
Database & application installation, configuration and maintenance according to established best practices.
Proactively monitor and optimize database performance using tuning, optimization and other methods.
Sets up database administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, deep understanding of monitoring AWS instances and services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities and best practices architectures, and engineering solutions within multiple Cloud accounts and services
Experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console. Knowledge and experience architecting and configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)
Experience working with administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot Creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products
Operations for firewalls, routers and switches and the ability to formulate access control lists (ACLs) via the Command Line Interface (CLI).
Strong knowledge of software evaluation principles and practices.
Technical adviser to provide detailed planning information to project coordinators to assist in planning of service requests, implementation steps, corrective actions, upgrade recommendations and optimization steps for various databases.
Experience developing Scripts and/or automating common repeatable tasks across the spectrum of supported products and technologies.
Experience working with long term and short term data archival solutions.

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