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RUSH Technologies is currently looking for a Database Administrator

Department: Technology

 

Understanding the Role

The Database Administrator will be working with developers and the IT staff to oversee the code releases, requiring an understanding of both engineering and coding. From creating and implementing systems software to analyzing data to improve existing ones, he/she will help increase productivity in the workplace.

The Database Administrator will develop and maintain the organization's databases. He/she will create data storage and retrieval systems, troubleshoot database issues, and implement database recovery procedures and safety protocols. He/she will also supervise database-related activities daily.

Basic Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field
  • 3-5 years of experience in database and system administration
  • Expertise in database management or similar role
  • Expertise in designing, developing, and producing database reports
  • Experience working on Linux-based infrastructure
Skills & Knowledge
  • Excellent understanding of Ruby, Python, Perl, or Java
  • Knowledge of configuration and management of databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.
  • Excellent troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of various tools, open-source technologies, and cloud services
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Strategic thinking and aptitude for problem solving
  • Extensive industry knowledge with an eye toward the future
  • Experience in managing Amazon RDS resources and similar services
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, or similar databases
  • Monitor performance metrics, response times, and request rates
  • Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability, and security
  • Analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time
  • Proactive performance tuning
  • Design and implement Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions
  • Install and upgrade the database software
  • Perform data backups, exports, and imports.
  • Manage Amazon RDS resources
  • Have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Translate business requirements to technical solutions/designs
  • Extend support for critical production systems
  • Build reports, statistical models, and visualizations to support businesses in decision making