Database Architect

3+ months agoMadison, WI


Kforce has a client in Madison, Wisconsin (WI) that is seeking a Database Architect to join their team.The successful candidate will:

  • Be assigned to complete data conversions from legacy grant administration database (Oracle 11g, 12c) to a new agency-wide system (eGrants System, SQL server database)
  • Develop scripts to convert grant program-specific datasets from Oracle 11g, 12c database to SQL database
  • Test, identify and correct errors, and communicate SQL database updates as necessary
  • Work collaboratively with SQL System Architects to make changes to database management system
  • Determine impact of SQL database changes on other system components through complex and detailed review of Entity Relationship Diagrams, workflow models and processes
  • Modifies database procedures to increase processing performance, referred to as performance tuning
  • Stay current with project business requirements and objectives, particularly as these relate to database architecture issues
  • Work remotely during COVID-19 pandemic, but eventually may be required to work onsite (at the central office in downtown Madison, WI)
  • Provide excellent communication, excellent time-management to complete tasks and assignments as directed and with moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment
  • Maintain excellent communication with Technology Services Section Chief, Project Manager and Business Analyst to ensure: business requirements are met, risks are identified and problem-solved, and status updates are provided in a timely manner


  • Have recent (within last 2 years) hands-on experience with Oracle 11g, 12c and SQL databases
  • Database Tuning and Maintenance to assure highest level of system availability and performance
  • Implement Database Objects and Files needed by Database Applications
  • Data flow and structure modeling
  • Data flow diagramming
  • Entity relationships
  • Experience in Data Conversion Projects
  • Knowledge of Oracle database management systems and principles, techniques and capabilities
  • MS SQL Server
  • Oracle; Knowledge of Oracle including stored procedures and SQL Tuning
  • Oracle Database
  • Oracle Exadata
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Stored procedures and triggers
  • Ability to document procedures, processes, guidelines, and data dictionaries for technical and non-technical users
  • Experience with ETL tools or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience with other data
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."

Job ID: Kforce-1911030-EQG