Job ID 2020-16390

Senior Database Administrator


Information Technology

1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300


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The Sr. Database Administrator is responsible for the production, testing and maintenance of the physical database environment.  Identifies and resolves database performance related issues.



What you will do:

  • Installs, configures, upgrades and patches database software 
  • Designs, implements, and maintains data replication and consistency solutions
  • Assists software teams with the implementation of packaged software
  • Leads implementation and maintenance of database security
  • Designs, implements, and tests backup, restore and recovery of persistent data stores
  • Scripts database changes
  • Promotes data and structures from development to test to production environments
  • Tunes database technologies for optimal performance
  • Develops and enhances database standards
  • Collaborates with application project teams to provide database support
  • Maintains domain SLA’s and implements and maintains database monitoring tools and processes
  • Collaborates with database management systems vendors on technical support issues
  • Provides on-call support when needed and troubleshoots database problems
  • Oversees creation of database instances, plans for growth and promotes a data archival process
  • Develops roadmaps, creates strategy vision and can lead database projects
  • Maintains knowledge of and assists data architects with data design and efficiency


Our ideal candidate will have:  

  • Experience in DevOps environment
  • Puppet or Ansible
  • Python or Java 
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) data technologies
    • Cloud SQL
    • Cloud Datastore or Firestore
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field preferred, or significant work experience related to this position
  • Five or more years previous database experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience with the following products:
    • Unix/Linux Environment
    • Oracle RDBMS
    • SQL Server RDBMS

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