Database Administrator III

Database Administrator III


Milwaukee, WI


05 May 2022

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Client Overview:
Our client is a leading pharmacy benefit manager.  They continue to experience substantial growth by capitalizing on new and existing market opportunities and improved product offerings. Business growth and financial success are supported by the continued investment in technology, a commitment to operational excellence, and their workforce.

Position Summary:
The Database Administrator III (DBA) will work with IT teams: Reporting, Pricing and Analytics, and IT Infrastructure to manage data and information needs, design and implement solutions that improve the quality of service and provide strategic guidance on the logical and physical design of databases. The Sr. DBA will maintain the integrity and performance of the company databases and manage the security of the database. Provide strategic guidance and implement the corporate data warehouse and the corresponding data feed This is a hybrid work role, onsite/remote

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.
  1. Design, configure, and manage database system software and implement database security.
  2. Manage and analyze database performance to ensure effective and efficient utilization of database systems/processes. Design and implement new systems/processes to improve performance.
  3. Maintain database dictionaries and support tools; develop and maintain accurate system documentation.
  4. Develops and implements strategic, architectural and tactical plans for the database and data warehouse environments; be conversant with, and cognizant of, the future direction of systems, how that direction impacts the company and how future and current database systems can be exploited for the company’s benefit.
  5. Provide technical leadership on database systems and solutions. Provide individual mentoring and training on databases and tools. Recommend, test, and evaluate new technologies, software tools, and required skill sets; recommend and implement improvements.
  6. Implement a Business Continuity solution for the database environment, including the installation and configuration of database software and replication processes.
  7. Set and maintain database standards.
  8. Complete other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience
  • BS degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Seven or more years of SQL server database experience as Database Administrator (DBA), including experience installing, configuring, designing, patching, archiving, and monitoring to include performance tuning databases with indexing.
  • Experience utilizing various high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) options for MS SQL Server.
  • Experience with backup/recovery best practices.
  • Advanced/specialized knowledge with query tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of data encryption techniques and database querying and management tools.
  • Microsoft certifications (preferred).
  • Experience running and creating SQL Server health assessments reports/SQL Server Reporting Services
  • (SSRS) report development/experience writing complex SQL Queries.
  • Data warehouse design using star-schema and/or snowflake methodologies.
  • PowerShell and Power BI development. (preferred)
  • Adaptable to change and able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects concurrently while maintaining a high level of attention to detail on each project.
  • Manage and prioritize work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn new technologies as needed to provide the best solutions to our customers.
  • Strong problem analysis skills to include the use of mathematical concepts to validate results.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, disseminate, and present significant amounts of information with an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Professional.

COVID Information:
Our client employees are working onsite / remote hybrid model.  Client is committed to the safety of their employees and contractors.  They have updated all operating policies to adhere to CDC recommended and WI mandated safety measures.

TotalTek is a minority-owned Technology Company specializing in IT and Engineering solutions.  Our workforce solutions and customized delivery in Project Outsourcing, Managed Resource Program and Staff Augmentation combined with our onshore and offshore capabilities offer unparalleled delivery options for our clients. We live our core value of Improving Lives for Clients and Consultants alike – it’s why we know TotalTek is a simple solution to your complex Engineering and IT problems.

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