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Lead Database Administrator

Company: Highmark Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Company :HM Health SolutionsJob Description :JOB SUMMARYUses specialized knowledge and expertise to lead, implement, maintain, monitor, and ensure performance of the most complex databases. Plans and implements upgrades or installation of new components, if required. Mentors less experienced team members.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates, develops, and reviews the physical model created from the logical model, ensuring that the detailed physical design of the most complex data structures and databases complies with standards, guidelines and procedures recommended for all aspects of data modeling, database design, and maintenance. Provides leadership support for application staff and business areas regarding the most complex database implementations, which could include a customized in-house database and/or a third party application package. Establishes automated monitor mechanism for space and database availability conditions. Leads the establishment of best practices for database and application high availability through the use of third party technologies and through the exploitation of various database features.
  • Provides applications support for staff, as well as, outside division to answer questions and resolve the most complex problems related to the DBMS technology and computing platform such as Z/OS, UNIX, Linux, and Windows. Leads root cause analysis to identify and resolve the most complex problems impacting application and/or database availability and service levels. Contact vendor support when necessary to facilitate application development and client problem resolution with optimum speed and efficiency.
  • Provides after hours and weekend support as required for on call responsibilities, database refreshes, testing, technology upgrades, and other off hour assignments of the most complex nature.
  • Establishes and maintains technical standards, departmental procedures, and other technical documentation as required. Assure compliance to required Corporate standards, procedures, guidelines and processes, including audits.
  • Leads in identifying, developing, and providing technology training to the application developers of the organization (formal and informal). Leads and participates in staff training opportunities (formal and informal) relative to rules, procedures, and standards for the access and maintenance of shared data resources.
  • Leads and participates as assigned on intra and inter-departmental project initiatives. Participate as assigned in the testing and recommendation of tools and utilities to improve the effectiveness of managing and supporting the most complex database environments.
  • Maintains contacts with other DBA professionals externally in other Health Insurance/Health Care industries and/or other industries to maintain a perspective of current trends and best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.QUALIFICATIONSMinimum
    • High school diploma GED
    • 5-7 years in Information TechnologyPreferred
      • Vendor DBA Certifications for the relevant DBMS
      • Health insurance business knowledge.Language (Other than English):NoneTravel Requirement:0% - 25%PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONSPosition TypeOffice-basedTeaches / trains others regularlyOccasionallyTravel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-siteRarelyWorks primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)NeverPhysical work site requiredYesLifting: up to 10 poundsConstantlyLifting: 10 to 25 poundsOccasionallyLifting: 25 to 50 poundsRarelyDisclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Companys Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.Furthermore, it is every employees responsibility to comply with the companys Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.EEO is The LawEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity ( https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf )We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.For accommodation requests, please contact HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.orgCalifornia Consumer Privacy Act Employees, Contractors, and Applicants NoticeReq ID: J217221

Keywords: Highmark Health, Jefferson City , Lead Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Jefferson City, Missouri

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