Database Administrator II

Cox Automotive   •  

Carmel, IN

Industry: Automotive.


Less than 5 years

Posted 273 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Summary:The Database Administrator II (DBA) is responsible for assisting in the development, deployment, maintenance, security, and provisioning of multiple development, quality assurance, and production database environments. 


  • The Candidate will support the database environments, assisting developers in configuring the development and testing environments, and leading process improvement efforts for development operations.
  • Be responsible for managing initial and updated database deployment to cloud-based and/or internal environments. 
  • Monitor development, quality, and production database environments for performance, stability, security, and cost
  • Work closely with the internal infrastructure team, as well as the rest of the product development staff
  • Manage database source control repositories
  • Ensure that database environments are accessible to NextGear applications
  • Automation of uptime and status checking, and database availability status
  • Automation of on-demand deployment of new testing, training, and demonstration environments of databases in support of applications developed by the Product Development team
  • Maintenance, backup and disaster recovery planning, maintenance, and implementation
  • Mentoring, and coaching of a team of professionals that shares these responsibilities.



  • 3+ years database administration experience, with PostgreSQL, MySQL, and/or Microsoft SQL Server 
  • Experience with the following Microsoft SQL Server technologies:
    • HA (High Availability)
    • Replication
    • Service Broker
  • Experience maintaining Linux and Windows server environments
  • Experiencepreferred in one or more of the following technologies: 
    • SQL Server 2008+
    • PostgreSQL 9+
    • Public cloud deployments to environments such as Amazon EC2, Heroku, or Rackspace
    • Private cloud deployments to environments such as Hyper-V, VMWare or OpenStack
    • Automation tools such as Salt, PowerShell, etc.
    • System monitoring tools such as NewRelic, DataDog, and Solarwinds 
  • Ability to learn, use, implement, and integrate leading technologies
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Able to work independently, self-motivated, and a strong team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and fix system configuration issues

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experiencepreferred
  • Previous experience in a team environment preferred