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Senior Cloud Database Administrator

EIS Group, Inc.
Columbus, OH
  • Expired: June 29, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

*This is a remote / work from home position *


EIS is an insurance software company that enables leading insurers to innovate and operate like a tech company: fast, simple, agile. Founded in 2008, EIS provides an open, flexible platform of core systems and digital solutions allowing insurers to accelerate and scale innovation, launch products faster, deliver new revenue channels, and create experiences the world will love. With thousands of APIs, the platform gives insurers the freedom to connect to a vast ecosystem of insurtech and emerging technologies. EIS powers premium growth for insurers in all lines of business worldwide. For more information visit EISGroup.com


Our Production Operations culture centers around embracing a team mentality. We look for people that are highly motivated, love process and will not hesitate to jump into their responsibilities headfirst. We want your time with us to be an investment in both you and EIS. We look for people that embody the characteristics of being humble where you focus more on the success of your team and your customers; hungry, meaning you have a strong work ethic, are determined to get things done and contribute in any way you can; and finally inner personally smart.

If you read this and know you check the boxes, Production Operations may be the right place for you and your career.


About the Role


Description:

The Operational Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for providing operational and engineering database support. This role will also be involved in Senior level discussions within the team and outside team and be a representative of the team in architectural discussions . Environment cloud-based (AWS + Azure) using PostgreSQL, MS SQL relational databases and its corresponding cloud services, as well as noSQL databases like Casandra.


Organizational Relationships:

As a member of the ProdOps Team, the role requires frequent interaction with multiple teams including Engineering, QA, Professional Services, Security, Development Operations, Support, Network Engineering and Infrastructure Engineering.



Responsibilities:

  • Administer and maintain production database environments and provide day-to-day operational support.
  • Monitor and Insure database operational stability and make recommendations and execute changes to improve operational stability and operational performance.
  • Provide thought leadership, advice and guidance in your field of expertise, especially for architecture and design for current and future customer deployments / environments.
  • Provide inputs in setting governance and standards related to all aspects of databases.
  • Reduce the frequency and duration of IT database failures
  • Perform ongoing tuning of database instances
  • Build and provide actionable reports in support of performance testing to be submitted to the project teams to review and provide follow up actions to ensure optimum support to meet SLAs
  • Provide problem and root cause analysis data to the IT support organization through capacity management tools and techniques
  • Plan and implement backup and recovery of databases
  • Control migrations of database changes through the development life cycle
  • Perform database re-organizations as required to assist performance and ensure uptime of the database
  • Put standards in place to ensure that all application design and code is produced with proper integrity, security and performance


Qualifications:


  • Minimum 7 years' experience with database administration
  • Minimum 3 years of SQL server database architecting experience
  • Strong understanding of AWS and Azure technology
  • Experience with administering databases greater than 5 TB
  • Automation experience for day to day tasks is required.
  • Experience with cloud High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) design and architecture
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving problems (performance issues, database integrity issues, blocking and deadlocking issues)
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience with database backup and recovery scenario
  • Experience with database replication
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts is desirable

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires travel within North America and USA
  • Possible longer hours during production incidents.


EIS Group is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), M/F/Disability/Veterans, and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

EIS Group, Inc.

Address

Columbus, OH
000111 USA

Industry

Technology

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