Manager, Database Administration

Manager, Database Administration

18 May 2021
California, Westlakevillage, 91359 Westlakevillage USA

Manager, Database Administration

Title: Manager, Database Administration

Location: Westlake Village, CA

Type: Contract to Perm

Job #: AG8265011214

Note: This job is not open to C2C or 3rd party candidates.

IGNW is an engineering-based resourcing company headquartered in Portland, OR with GEO based teams in Seattle, WA / Austin & Dallas, TX / Southeast US / California. We have global partnerships to deliver the industry's top technical solutions and talent to every one of our clients. Some of our strategic partnerships include Google Cloud, Hashicorp, Puppet, Cisco, and Docker.


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We are proud to foster a great team working environment and offer highly competitive compensation and full benefits packages including medical, flexible spending accounts, dental, vision, 401k and more

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Project Scope:

Our client has an immediate need for a Manager, Database Administration with the following skills and experience:


  • Establish, and maintain Database Administration best practices, standards, policies, methods tools and procedures
  • Manage, mentor, and build DBA team with adherence Database Administration best practices, standards, policies, methods tools and procedures
  • Manage relationship with Infrastructure, Info Sec, Compliance, Audit, and Business leadership
  • Active capacity planning and performance tuning procedures to ensure all database environments are running optimally for Physical and/or Virtual environments.
  • Work with Business & IT owners on data archival
  • Work as part of a team and provide 724 supports when required
  • Instrumental in providing guidance to subordinates in best architectural practices in maximizing the database performance.
  • Troubleshoots the difficult database problems, recognized expert and go-to person.


  • Experience running databases on AWS' Relational Database Service known as RDS or Aurora. If they have not operated in AWS, we do not want to interview them. This is in addition to either strong MS SQL experience or strong Postgres experience.
  • Experience in utilizing DBMS systems management tools and implementing new features and functionality preferred.
  • Strong tactical planning, organizational, analytical and PC skills required.
  • Experience in scripting languages such as perl, python, or PowerShell
  • Ability to perform DBA tasks including backups, setting up access policy, data migrations, ETL operations, troubleshooting, data partitioning, replication, clustering, mirroring, and performance optimization
  • Programming experience with emphasis on designing complex SQL queries and business components
  • Experience in the physical and logical design of database architecture and exposure to building dimensional data models
  • Certification or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with SOX audit

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