2018 – 134 Database Administrator

By November 30, 2018

Join our Team!

NARS is a privately owned, rapidly growing third party claims administrator. Although we have offices nationwide, NARS maintains a close-knit family feel.

Job Description:

Responsible for maintaining the integrity and performance of company databases and guarantee that data is stored securely and optimally.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Work with other IT staff and vendors to ensure minimal downtime from all IT systems
  • Monitor all Databases (Oracle and SQL Server) in the LIMS/ELN portfolio
  • Implement database schema, tables, procedures and permissions, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover
  • Database installation, configuration, indexing, monitoring
  • Perform on-going review of database environment to management growth
  • Coordinates with other departments to anticipate service needs in relation to the database infrastructure
  • Analyze and tune database instances for optimal efficiency
  • Restore and recover corrupted databases
  • Install and test upgrades and patches
  • Provide 24/7/365 support
  • Capacity monitoring and planning
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose production problems
  • Effectively meet deadlines, properly utilizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Assist in maintenance/upgrades of claim system with vendor support
  • Perform server maintenance, provisioning
  • Utilize queries to extract and report data-ensure integrity of reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

Education / Licensing:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of DBA experience in Oracle environment
  • SQL Server DBA experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have a go-getter, driven mindset. Candidates must take initiative and work autonomously
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities

Technical skills:

  • Advance level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information
  • Linux, Oracle, MS SQL, JBoss, WildFly, AWS or Cloud experience
  • AWS RDS is a plus
  • Advanced level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information

Fields with (*) are compulsory.