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Date: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Providence, RI, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 8396 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Netezza Database Administrator- Providence, RI to join our team in Providence, Rhode Island (US-RI), United States (US).



Netezza Database Administrator-Providence, RI


  • Provides primary physical database support for Netezza, secondary support of Oracle.
  • Leads with strong technical guidance with team to ensure high quality of the deliverables.
  • Provides thought leadership and guidance to team to help drive new practices and processes that align with corporate objectives and the Data roadmap.
  • Resolves complex software development issues that may arise in a Production environment, and help to drive best practices and standards in non-Production environments. 
  • Works with a primary global team of Netezza and Oracle DBA, and regularly communicates with offshore teams in activity handover and status reporting.
  • Works with internal and external customers including developers, testers, architects, application admins and more, to facilitate service requests and administration changes.
  • Performs administration duties such as tuning and optimization of database objects, applies DBMS corrective patches and fixes to known issues, and develops and implements code.
  • Performs other duties such as estimations, status reports, and leading team meetings.
  • Follows software development processes and methodologies.
  • Performs client administration and processes/functions support. 
  • Provides application consulting, providing advice and consultation to customer on identifying and correcting potential performance, reliability, capacity, and fail-over issues.
  • Proactively works towards reducing incidents with value additions and innovations.
  • Monitors, collects, and stores DBMS workload and performance data for alerts, trending, demand forecasting, and budgeting purposes as agreed by the client.
  • Participates in after-hours or on-call duties as needed.




  • Must have 6+ years of experience with Netezza and associated tools, in a Netezza environment, as a Netezza DBA.
  • Demonstrated ability to support Production database administration activities on the Netezza environment.
  • Strong performance tuning skills, technical design and Netezza database administration knowledge and performance troubleshooting. 
  • Skilled in onshore/offshore workload management.
  • Ability to own issues and follow through on commitments.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Knowledge of Oracle, and willing to learn.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, able to gather ideas and share solutions!
  • Proficient with Excel.
  • Team player
  • The way you think:  A strategic thinker, data driven, customer focused, innovative thought leader, and automated solutions.


Preferred but not required: 


  • Netezza specialist certification
  • Basic knowledge of Project Management
  • Basic knowledge of PowerPoint


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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