National Indemnity Company

  • Database Administrator

    Job Locations US-NE-Omaha
    ID
    2018-2300
    Company
    National Indemnity Company
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview & Responsibilities

    • Acts as system administrator for the relational database systems utilized by company proprietary systems and third party systems. Installs and/or upgrades database software to maintain health of the database environments for various systems in the company. Establishes and maintains the security levels for individuals and groups within the company SQL Server and DB2 database installations.
    • Maintains backup and disaster recovery of company databases. Schedules regular full and incremental backups of databases as directed by management in concordance with company disaster recovery and business continuity practices and procedures. Maintains knowledge of database backups including size and frequency and recommends to management any changes to systems or procedures to maintain adequate database and system backups. Performs regular system recoveries to verify disaster recovery and business continuity preparedness. Recommends to management any changes to disaster recovery and business continuity practices and procedures.
    • Helps troubleshoot hardware and software problems related to relational database systems used in conjunction with third party and company proprietary systems. Work may be during working hours and after hours as required by urgency or nature of situation.
    • Acts as database designer helping design, build, and implement new databases for company proprietary application development systems. Works with design teams to understand the business needs for new application development projects in order to design and implement database architectures that will achieve desired performance results for new development products. Conducts and/or directs testing within new development geared towards understanding, improving, and meeting project goals as they relate to database and product performance in new development projects. Communicates with team members on concepts, research, and testing results for new database design.
    • Monitors database performance of various company and third party proprietary systems in order to determine performance levels. Researches and recommends to management any changes deemed necessary in order to optimize database and system performance in various company systems.
    • Creates and maintains necessary documentation for company relational database systems such as system setup, database architecture and design, backup information and schedules, disaster recovery information, etc.
    • Performs other duties as directed or as situation dictates such as participating in new software application design and development, evaluating internal Company processes, preparing coursework and conducting training for new employees.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in computer engineering, computer science, mathematics or related field or equivalent
    • Database architecture and administration including SQL Server
    • Software application development
    • 3–5 years related work experience

                                                                                                                                                
    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Programming languages such as Microsoft Visual Basic, C# or ASP
    • Network environments
    • Company and department practices and procedures

     

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