Database Manager - Tempe, Arizona United States - 34564

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Job #: 34564
Title: Database Manager
Job Location: Tempe, Arizona - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 30% bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Most important skills for this positon is leading a team of Database Administrators.  They want someone to lead people not drive technology.

Work for an elite pioneer in the fintech space.  This comany has grown from $40BB in assets two years ago to $81BB in assets now.  They do very well in good times but they thrive in the economic chaos that we have been in this year.


Database Manager – Tempe, Az


Our Client has helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. The company provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers across the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, our client helps address the unique needs of innovators.  


The Database team manager manages the Database services provided to Client’s technology teams.  The manager’s focus is on providing support for the immediate database team tasks and long-term platform strategy while maintaining a safe and collaborative working environment.  You will collaborate with the technical team to set priorities and coach individuals for ongoing career development. 


Primary Responsibilities: 


  • Lead a team of Database Administrators and Engineers with varying skill levels 
  • Develop and maintain relationships between the Database team and the other technology teams 
  • Maintain awareness of the department budget, influence budget planning, and model the financial impact of decisions 
  • Define long-term strategy and prioritize strategic and technical tasks 
  • Develop business cases for strategic initiatives 
  • Facilitate technical conversations to arrive at succinct decisions and tasks 
  • Leverage team and individual goals to measure performance and drive outcomes.  Regularly report progress towards goals 
  • Measure team performance with metrics 
  • Facilitate incident response 
  • Participate in the Change Management and Problem Management processes 
  • Make staffing recommendations 





  • Demonstrated understanding and experience managing database platforms 
  • Well-practiced troubleshooting methodology 
  • Desire to act support the team and drive results through the work of others 
  • Experience automating tasks or leading the automation of repeatable work 
  • Familiarity with leading an Agile Scrum team and the Scrum process 
  • Understand product licensing and budget forecasting 
  • Ability to communicate complex topics across all audiences 
  • Focus on continuous personal development

Education or Equivalent Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 
  • More than 8 years’ experience as an administrator or engineer on a database platform 
  • At least 1-2 years as a team lead or manager preferred 

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