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Job #: 6902
Title: Senior Database Administrator Executive
Job Location: Birmingham, Alabama - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $110,000.00 - $175,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Job Description - Senior Database Administrator Executive


Performs Database Administration duties associated with installation, support, tuning, security and maintenance of databases. Handles complex activities, mid-sized projects, or components of a large project independently. Researches, documents and implements latest tools and database technical enhancements. Develops a rudimentary understanding of supported applications(s) and business processes and leverages that to optimize and automate corresponding databases.


Important Job Functions

  1. Implement, manage, and monitor databases in Dev/Test/Prod and DR environments.
  2. Perform physical implementation of database design from software installation to database creation.
  3. Install, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot databases and data models that support vendor products and in-house applications.
  4. Manage multiple databases, ensuring that all servers are operational per SLA and all scheduled jobs and backups are consistently completed.
  5. Assume responsibility for backup and recovery, sizing, security, replication, database optimization, schema creation and maintenance, as well as SQL tuning and code optimization.
  6. Perform root cause analysis of complex database problems.
  7. Perform root cause analysis of complex database problems.
  8. Lead small to mid-sized projects including direct interactions with application support teams.
  9. May need to participate in on-call rotation for support outside business hours.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.



  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS or equivalent work experience
  2. 8+ years of experience required
  3. Experience with multiple DBMS platforms is desired
  4. Knowledge of system testing techniques, operating system utilities and database management utilities
  5. Ability to organize time and projects independently 
  6. Basic knowledge of network architectures and protocols
  7. Acquaintance with development languages, methodologies, and database schemas
  8. Knowledge of Financial Institution best business practices and processes, is desired
  9. Up to date knowledge of all databases and industry trends, is desired 

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree