Sybase Administrator

Sybase, Scripting, Sybase ASE, Sybase IQ, Sybase Replication, LINUX
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 12 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description


  • Perform Database Administration activities as part of the Firm’s Technical Infrastructure team
  • Provide production support for Sybase ASE, Sybase IQ, UDB DB2, Sybase Replication, UDB DB2 SQL Rep and Q Replication, Paraccel, Postgres, Hadoop, MSSQL, Mongo DB, Oracle database infrastructure globally. 
  • Support the following hardware: Sun v240/440/4800/420r, Dell r610/710, HP 385/585/480 Blades
  • Administer and maintain an existing local / global Database infrastructure including implementation, operational support, and periodic upgrades of all infrastructure Database servers.
  • Continually evaluate the operations of the environment and assist in the optimization and delivery of server infrastructure
  • Build automation tools using Shell scripts, Perl and Python to streamline maintenance and eliminate noise in the environment.  
  • Build Automation Flows using HP Operations Orchestration Studio for process Automation.
  • Schedule maintenance jobs using Autosys
  • Perform root cause analysis on system failures and incidents and provide remediation solutions.
  • Create and maintain runbooks for newly on-boarded processes and updated existing processes.
  • Own Runbooks and maintain regular cycle of Runbook reviews as per documentation standard.
  • Communicate and coordinate with application support and other IT support teams to provide timely responses for critical requests.
  • Perform daily monitoring of Database infrastructure for Healthcheck, Application and Replication Alerts. 
  • Responsible for Provisioning activities, User requests and Resolution alerts.
  • Involves in Business Continuity plan tests across all regions related to Database infrastructure..
  • Adhere to company change management requirements and procedures.
  • Create policies and procedures for regular operational activities.
  • Manage small project initiatives within the Database team across large portions of the enterprise including datacenter migrations and End Of life Database software’s and hardware’s.
  • Organize Database Trainings locally and globally for Database Team.
  • Perform basic file system administration tasks including expansion and device carving using native Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5/6 multipath utilities.


5 years of experience in the job offered or a related Database Administration role


Must have 5 years of experience with:

  • Supporting the following platforms:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux v3/4/5/6 and Sun Solaris 5.8/10
  • Database Platform : Sybase ASE, Sybase IQ, Sybase Replication , UDB/DB2 .
  • Extensive exposure to Sybase ASE 15.x, ASE 12.x database administration under Linux platform.
  • Strong experience in Sybase database administration, maintenance and implementation in a complex system environment
  • Strong Sybase Replication experience (Replication Server 15.x, 12.x) and knowledge on Distributed Database Management System
  • Strong knowledge of Sybase IQ
  • Automation skills utilizing scripting languages, including ksh or bash and either python or perl
  • Ability to work and effectively prioritize in a highly dynamic work environment that includes a global focus
  • Strong team player, good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Results oriented and highly flexible.
  • Strong working knowledge on DBA tasks, troubleshooting and analytical skills


Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field.


Thanks & Regards,

Zaki Shaikh | W. 617.405.5409 | |

Dice Id : 10521054
Position Id : 6671184
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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