Lead Oracle Database Administrator - #440290

Highmark Inc.


Date: 09/15/2021 14:00 PM

City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Company :


Highmark Health


Job Description :


Due to the nature of work required for this role, the incumbent of this role must be a U.S. Citizen.


GENERAL OVERVIEW:


This job is an integral part of a highly skilled, fast paced team working in a very large environment that is highly integrated. This person uses specialized knowledge and expertise to lead, implement, maintain, enhance, monitor, and ensure performance of complex databases. Plans and implements upgrades or installation of new components. Mentors less experienced team members / application development team and business areas.


Uses specialized knowledge and expertise to lead, implement, maintain, monitor, and ensure performance of the most complex databases. Plans and implements upgrades or installation of new components. Mentors less experienced team members / application development team and business areas.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Provides leadership support for application staff and business areas regarding the most complex database implementations, which could include a customized in-house database and/or a third party application package.
  • Leads the establishment of best practices for database and application high availability through the use of third party technologies and through the exploitation of various database features.
  • Embraces automation of routine tasks, designs/builds and promotes automation to reduce database administration effort to support routine tasks.
  • Provides support related to the less experienced database administration staff, application development and business teams to answer questions and resolve the most complex problems related to the DBMS technology and computing platforms such as UNIX and Linux.
  • Leads root cause analysis to identify and resolve the most complex problems impacting application and/or database availability and service levels. May need to work with vendor support when necessary to facilitate application development and client problem resolution with optimum speed and efficiency.
  • Provides after hours and weekend support as required for on call responsibilities, database refreshes, testing, technology upgrades, and other off hour assignments.
  • Establishes and maintains technical standards, departmental procedures, and other technical documentation as required.
  • Assures compliance to required Corporate standards, procedures, guidelines and processes, including audits.
  • Leads and participates as assigned on intra and inter-departmental project initiatives.
  • Able to complete assignments with minimal direct supervision
  • Recommends tooling to improve the effectiveness of managing and supporting the most complex database environments.
  • Maintains contacts with other DBA professionals externally in other Health Insurance/Health Care industries and/or other industries to maintain a perspective of current trends and best practices.
  • Has the desire to work with new technologies/techniques such as on premise and private cloud environments.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:


Education, Licenses/Certifications, and Experience


Minimum



  • High school diploma GED
  • 5-7 years experience in Information Technology

Preferred



  • Vendor DBA Certifications for the relevant DBMS
  • Health insurance business knowledge.

Physical Demands


This job requires the ability to work as a team member. Additionally, this job requires the willingness and ability to report to work on a regular and timely basis and may require irregular work hours, holidays and/or weekends.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.


Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


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