Hosting Operations - Production DBA

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18

Job Description:

Are you interested in changing the world of healthcare and human services? Do you want to work with innovative web and mobile software applications with great impact on society? Can you provide smart ideas and experiments about what’s possible? Do you work hard to help others to achieve their best results? Do you want to be amazed, inspired and proud of your job every day? Come and show us what you’re made of.

 

Mediware Information Systems, Inc. is a fast growing Top 100 Healthcare Software company. We design and build products that are inspiring and make a real impact in people’s lives. We have 1000+ employees across the US, UK and Netherlands. Mediware’s portfolio of solutions currently includes long-term services and supports, behavioral health, blood solutions, cellular therapy, home care, medication management, rehabilitation and respiratory therapy.

 

The Database Administrator (DBA) is a key member of the Software as a Service (SaaS) team responsible for installing, configuring, monitoring and maintaining a high performance, highly available, secure database environment of the Mediware Human and Social Services (MHSS) infrastructure. The Database administrator (DBA) is responsible for providing technical support for the database environment including and overseeing the administration and organization of the databases, assessment and implementation of new technologies, and providing Information Technology with a long-term perspective on the relationship of database technology to the business opportunities facing the company. The DBA will partner with architecture, application development and operations to help achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future business objectives.

 

Principal Functions of the Job

 

The Database Administrator coordinates all aspects of database administration services in support customer-facing services and business operations. This includes all database installation, tuning and maintenance activities; database backup and recovery planning and execution; supporting the health and performance of associated business applications; change management. About the Position.

  • Ensure availability and performance of production databases that support hosted SaaS applications and business operations (e.g. system monitoring, performance tuning, routine maintenance tasks, etc.).

  • Create and perform database and system maintenance policy and procedures.

  • Perform and document disaster recovery functions.

  • Work with development team to coordinate new data development ensuring consistency and integration.

  • Monitor the database systems and jobs to ensure minimum downtime.

  • Troubleshoot SQL database performance issues.

  • Work with Database Analyst to optimize all database objects, stored procedures, tables, views, triggers, indexes, user-defined functions and SSIS packages.

  • Knowledge of Policy Management, Resource Governor and dynamic management views.

  • Part of an on-call rotation to respond to and hosting operations issues to ensure production applications are online.

 

Job Qualifications:

Required Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field; OR a minimum of 4 Years DBA experience in lieu of the degree.

  • Minimum 3 years work experiencerequired in a Microsoft SQL Server DBA role.

  • 3 years IT operations experience with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.

  • Understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing and relational database environments.

  • Familiarity with database design, MS SQL high availability architecture, MS Clustering.

  • Experience analyzing query performance, tuning and optimizing as necessary.

  • Excellent troubleshooting, listening and problem-solving skills.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment.

  • Customer focused.

  • Works well in a team environment.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance.

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