10+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING: RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures the database environment is highly reliable, provides the required functionality, is efficient, and cost effective. Accountable for the creation of the logical and physical data models. Troubleshoots daily program problems to assist program users in accessing and manipulating computerized data. Analyzes and creates programs to streamline production jobs. COMPETENCIES: Establish and maintain data bases for user testing purposes and production; consult with business analysts, data modelers and designers on procedures pertaining to new and existing files; provide input to the data models (functionality, efficiency and usability); responsible for the technical aspects of one or more databases including availability/reliability; assist in the definition of the database requirements; analyze existing databases and their interfaces looking for opportunities to improve their efficiency; and resolve technical problems. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree or equivalent training or work experience; understanding of customer's business operations and products produced; knowledge of systems applications delivery tools and techniques. Four to six years of applications programming experience or equivalent; three to five years of experience in respective database area; experience in more than one database structure (hierarchical, network or relational); understands the pros and cons of each; experience with tools and utilities for platform; and understand the pros and cons of different designs with respect to storage, system performance and user flexibility. Candidate must be a Data Warehousing professional with expertise in Informatica development, Unix Scripting, and experience in Oracle, SQL Server, and Teradata. SKILLS Synectics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.