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Senior, Database Administrator

Company: Capital One
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Locations: US Remote, United States of AmericaSenior, Database AdministratorThis position will be responsible for supporting new and existing cloud database systems. The Database Administrator will help guide best practices in database administration, Data Maintenance, Database Management, Promoting Process Improvement, Presenting Technical Information, Database Design, Reporting Skills, Quality Focus, Technical Understanding, Attention to Detail, Thoroughness, Requirements Analysis and introduce innovation with automation.The Database Administrator should have advanced knowledge of databases such as (MS SQL, PostgreSQL, etc.) Including creation and implementation of fully functional Cloud databasesResponsibilities:

  • Amazon Web Services - Create/manage/optimize - RDS instances, Cloudwatch, S3 buckets, DMS, Jenkins jobs.
  • Manage DB monitoring tools
  • Leads incident resolution efforts, participates in Incident Management activities, and engages the appropriate resources to complete corrective actions as quickly as possible
  • Supports and participates in root cause analysis and Problem Management activities for continuous improvement initiatives for service improvements, incident reduction and performance enhancements.
  • Coordinates Change, Release and Configuration Management activities to ensure stability and control of services in production environment
  • Participates and coordinates in Project to Production integration and production testing, validations
  • Participates and supports SLA and operational performance monitoring and reporting
  • Implements effective Risk Management controls, owns adherence to all compliance related items (exceptions, waivers, risks, technical compliance, access control)
  • Plans and participates in Disaster Recovery exercises, system failover planning and testing
  • Participates and supports effective operational document management practices and controls improvements, incident reduction and performance enhancement
  • Participate in agile process and analyze user requirements and, based on findings, design functional specifications for databases following database standards
  • Assist in planning and implementing capacity and resource expansion to ensure scalability of company databases
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Work with agile teams and product owners to ensure database design and performance meet business requirements
  • Identify inefficiencies in current databases and implement improved solutions
  • Assist in planning and performing database upgrades and migrations
  • Participate with a team that provides day-to-day support and maintenance for existing and new databases.
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd tier, 24x7 production supportCompetencies/Skills:
    • Programming Languages/Workflows - BASH Scripting, Python, AWS (Json, yaml, Cloud Formation, Jenkins), MS SQL
    • DB Performance Monitoring
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to take initiatives and conduct research into database issues, standards, and products independently
    • Strong time management skills, able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and balance priorities
    • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environmentBasic Qualifications
      • At least 3 years of database experience
      • At least 3 years experience with developing, installing, configuring, tuning, and supporting database environments
      • At least 2 years' experience with various database platforms, including MS SQL and PostgreSQL
      • At least 2 years' experience with data storage, data modeling and data access patternsPreferred Qualifications
        • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or computer engineering
        • 3+ years' experience Linux/Unix shell scripting
        • 3+ years working with MS SQL Databases
        • 2+ years of cloud experience (AWS)At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

Keywords: Capital One, Harrisonburg , Senior, Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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