Database Administrator

Job ID 2021-2923

Other New York, New York


Description

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Job Title:
Database Administrator

Job Location:
395 Hudson Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10014

Job Type:
Full Time

Duties:  Work with various database technologies (MySQL, Oracle, Postgres); participate in all stages of database related work, including deployments, provisioning hosts, backup/recovery, patching and upgrades; Automate DB task through tools and scripting; develop high-availability solutions for 24/7 applications; and participate in database operation’s on-call rotation; work with developers and product managers to deliver innovative products and services in the health care industry.

Requirements: Employer will accept Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field; and three years of work experience in job offered or three years of work experience in a related occupation. Experience must include three years of experience with each of the following:

  1. Experience as a database administrator using MySQL and Oracle
  2. Experience with troubleshooting, tuning and designing databases;
  3. Experience with backup and recovery strategies;
  4. Experience with high availability technologies for database platforms;
  5. Automation and scripting experience working with Chef;
  6. Programming experience using Linux and Shell;
  7. Experience with one of the following monitoring tools: Nagios, Circonus, Solarwinds, or Splunk;
  8. Experience serving as a project lead; and
  9. Experience supporting 24-7 on call schedule.