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Database Administrator in Harrisburg, PA at KEPRO

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Since 1985, KEPRO has helped more than 20 million members lead healthier lives through clinical expertise, integrity and compassion. KEPRO was founded by physicians and clinical expertise is at the core of our organization. We are a leading quality improvement and care management organization. We offer innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the unnecessary use of health care resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients. KEPRO’s tailored programs maximize members’ quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients alike. KEPRO is on a journey to transform medical management and to develop customized solutions tailored to our client’s specific business requirements, while improving the quality of life for patients, reducing costs, and achieving return on investments for our clients. Our approach to medical management is holistic and compassionate and is coordinated around a patient’s entire healthcare experience.

Database Administrator

100% Remote Opportunity

Summary Description:

Provides core database administrative support to the corporation. Responsible for all aspects of database administration from day to day maintenance tasks to responding to urgent requests. Working collaboratively with fellow employees to resolve issues and provide support are all part of the day to day tasks required by this position. Under the direction of the Sr. Database Administrator, will work on both short and long term projects to benefit the company.

Accountabilities

  • First responder for incidents, outages and change requests         
  • Monitor performance of database systems resources and query throughput        
  • Monitor and maintain database storage resources           
  • Monitor and maintain database maintenance plans for backups, index rebuild/defragment, and database statistics
  • SQL Server Installation, Upgrades, Migrations and Configuration
  • Maintain database documentation as required  
  • Proactively monitor and respond to SQL database Alert(s).           
  • On-call requirements to ensure 24 x 7 support of database operations   

The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred:  College Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and/OR experience.

Skills, Knowledge Abilities

  • Position requires a broad-based understanding of information technology at a troubleshooting and support level.
  • Administrative experience with SQL Server and Oracle.
  • Naturally curious, enjoys digging deep to uncover information
  • Sharp analytical and problem solving skills
  • Customer-centric approach to finding solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, in person and through phone/email
  • Able to learn new concepts and adapt quickly to an existing, complex environment
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and in teams, with or without supervision
  • Strong work ethic: pitches in wherever needed
  • Collaborative by nature: seeks out the input and needs of others, shares insights and opportunities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Experience        

  • 5+ years experience as a Production database administrator in SQL Server and Oracle environments.
  • 5+ years experience in Transact SQL, PL/SQL.
  • Cloud install and administrative experience (Azure, AWS)
  • Oracle RAC, Data Guard, Golden Gate
  • Experience in environments subject to HIPAA and/or SOX regulations
  • Oracle DBA Certification(s)

PLUS Qualifications:

  • Experience installing and administering SSRS, SSAS
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and disk configurations
  • Microsoft SQL Server DBA Certification
  • Informatica
  • Progress OpenEdge

Mental and Physical Requirements        

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made as required by law in an attempt to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods of time; key and/or control objects; interact extensively with internal and external customers; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and occasionally travel within the state.

Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.  Visit our website at www.kepro.com for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

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