Senior Database Administrator

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $125,000 - $130,000 per year
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job description

Senior Database Administrator

job summary:
Looking for a Senior Database Administrator. The Database Operations team is responsible for the overall health of our databases including backup/recovery, deployments, performance tuning and installations.

What will you be doing:

  • Working with various database technologies (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Vertica)
  • Participating in all stages of database related work, like deployments, provisioning hosts, backup/recovery, patching and upgrades
  • Automating DB task through tools and scripting
  • Developing high-availability solutions for 24/7 applications
  • Participating in database operation's on-call rotation
  • Working with developers and product managers to deliver innovative products and services in the health care industry
  • Having fun working with a highly technical and friendly team

What you need for this position (Minimum Requirements):

  • 4+ years of experience as a database administrator using at least one of the following database technologies - MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL,
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Technology, or a total of at least 9 years' experience in IT.
  • Strong database skills in area of troubleshooting, tuning and designing
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • Solid understanding of backup and recovery strategies
  • Hands on experience with high availability technologies for database platforms
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new database technologies from different vendors
  • Strong interpersonal skills, must be a team player, detail oriented and customer service driven
Nice to have skills:

  • Automation and scripting experience using Chef and Ruby
  • Solid programming experience using Python
  • Experience with various monitoring tools (Circonus, Solarwinds, or Splunk etc.)
  • Experience with managing more than one database technology is a big plus
location: New Yrok, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $125,000 - 130,000 per year
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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