Database Administration Manager

1199 SEIU Funds   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 40 days ago

The 1199SEIU Benefit & Pension Funds provide comprehensive health, pension, and quality of life benefits to unionized workers represented by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. We are among the largest labor-management funds in the nation, covering 400,000 members and their families.

If you're ready for the brightest career future, join us in this excellent opportunity to showcase your talents. We are currently seeking an experienced Database Administration Manager for our Database Administration department.


  • Manage Database Administration (DBA) Team, coordinating off-hours support
  • Coordinate the installation, upgrading and patching of Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) systems. Oversee database monitoring, tuning and optimization
  • Capacity planning for all database environments. Control user database access and data security
  • Work with application and system architects and subject matter experts to evaluate the logical data models and design physical database structure; evaluate the impact of proposed changes to the physical database; represent DBA Team in Change Control meetings
  • Direct the physical schema design, including primary indexes and referential integrity constraints
  • Provide leadership in developing database standards and procedures. Establish benchmark criteria for evaluating alternate database products. Function as technical liaison for database-related project activities; provide on-callsupport
  • Participate in code reviews, define standards, recommend and establish policies. Evaluate hardware and software requirements; provide justifications for purchase decisions
  • Configure and tune hardware and software to ensure optimum performance and resource utilization
  • Conduct database development for all new projects, automation of procedures and schedule jobs on servers
  • Resolve database and application related issues; apply new patches, keep the environment up to date, fix SQL code related bugs and reinstall applications to ensure software is working properly
  • Understand and utilize Delphix software for database virtualization
  • Review application and query needs to assure efficient designs are implemented. Develop and implement backup/recovery and purge/archive strategies
  • Manage relationship with major software vendors and consultants
  • Select, develop, and evaluate staff to ensure the efficient operation of department
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned by management
  • Must meet performance standards including attendance and punctuality


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent years of experiencerequired
  • Minimum five (5) years database administration experience with substantial RDBMS implementations required; to include two (2) years experience in a leadership role required
  • Knowledge of and experience with both SQL Server and Oracle. Experience with SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group required
  • Experience with the Delphix Dynamic Data Platform and supporting the Oracle E-Business Suite preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written; organizational skills and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment ; multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to operate in a high transaction environment supporting 24/7 processing
  • Strong technical and leadership skills and ability to lead others in the development and adherence of best practices
  • Ability to interact with many projects and project reviews and gauge the level of interaction required
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with strong analytical ability and creative troubleshooting

We offer a competitive salary, an excellent fully employer-paid comprehensive benefits package and talented professional colleagues. For consideration and to apply, please visit us at . Please mention you saw this ad in Ladders. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


$110K - $140K