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Database Administrator

at CVS Health

Posted: 7/29/2020
Job Reference #: 1309389BR
Keywords: technical, system

Job Description

Job Description
Within the IT Finance and Shared Services Department, this role focuses on the design, implementation, and maintenance of physical data models and databases for the department.

The business intelligence team within the IT Finance and Shared Services is looking to create a data bridge between Oracle/Hyperion, S4 HANA and other internal DB’s. The new DB will ease the departments reporting processing time and allow for greater analytics. This position will also provide quality data for the visualization team.

Key activities include developing systems that process, store and serve data for use by others. Maximizes the utilizations of data to generate insights and address business needs, application consulting, performance tuning, data organization, security, and statistical methods, including the development and monitoring of standards and procedures affecting models, database management, design and maintenance. This person should possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

This individual is proficient in the utilization of DBA toolsets and more than one DBMS. He/she is a role model for his/her peers and often mentors them. Exhibits very strong technical and leadership skills. Participates in or provides input to the logical data modeling process in order to ensure that business requirements are translated into a valid database design. Uses logical data models to create and maintain physical database designs which meet identified business needs and provide adequate safeguards for security and integrity. Working with a data modeler, leads access modeling sessions to complete physical database design requirements. Participates in the physical database design process. Ensures databases provide required functionality to meet identified business needs. Implements databases for testing and production.
Assists in monitoring capacity and performance for test and production databases to ensure they are highly reliable, efficient, cost effective, and provide the required functionality. Ensures that test and production databases are properly backed up and recovered when necessary. Develops and maintains database backup and recovery procedures. Ensures test and production databases are properly maintained; databases are reorganized/resized when necessary and other DBA utilities run when appropriate.
Ensures that appropriate database standards and practices are followed.
Tests upgrades/new releases of database software and related products. Assesses impacts to customers and the database environment.

This DBA will participate in vendor application software evaluation, installation, and proof of concept activities.
Provides input to the process of integrating vendor application software into the Aetna infrastructure.
Proactively reviews application explains to identify and resolve potential performance problems.
Participates in application code walkthroughs. Ensures code is efficient and conforms to DBA recommended standards and best practices.Performs unloads and loads of database to support application testing requirements.
Supports stress testing efforts.

This role offers an opportunity to work remotely fulltime from anywhere in the US.

Required Qualifications
-5+ years’ experience in the Information Technology (IT) field.
-5+ years’ experience working as a SQL Server Database Administrator, including experience at the design, operational, and system levels.
2 + Years Experience with Oracle and/or SAP
5+ Years experience with SQL
3+ years experience with MS SQL Server including:
-MS SQL Server 2012 and working knowledge of MS SQL Server 2014 and SQL 2016
-MS SQL Server Management Studio,SQL Profiler, SSIS ,Reporting Services,Clustering,Always On

-Experience with database administration including:
-Programming with T-SQL
-Performance tuning
-Design and implementation of SQL Server Disaster Recovery to meet defined business objectives
-Implementation and support of high availability features including Clustering, Always On, Database
Mirroring, and Replication
-Experience tuning complex database systems for production systems at the application, database, and system levels.

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to work effectively with business areas, IT support teams, IT management, and peers

Education
Bachelor's degree required. Will consider 1 year of additional experience of every year of college no attained in addition to required years of experience.

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

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