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The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Senior Database Administrator

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America - New York City, NY

Description Job Description: This individual will provideengineering support as well as operational support of the Guardian Production,UAT, and Test environments. The qualified candidate willassert him\/herself into complex project assignments where he\/she will representthe Database team in all dialogue and decisions around the architecture,deployment, and\/or management of database environments. The individual willalso take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automationof operational tasks. To succeed at this function requires the individual topresent subject-matter expertise on the Oracle platform with real worldexperience performing field operations support. Qualifications Technical Skills: 10 plus years of Oracle DBA experience Strong Experience with Oracle RAC, DataGuard, RMAN, OEM Experience with SQL coding and tuning Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks. Deep knowledge with Oracle 12c, 11g, 10g databases Strong troubleshooting\/performance tuning skills required. Must be able improve SQL performance. Ability to diagnose problems and triage\/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers). Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, PL\/SQL, cron, or other techniques. Expert level of Oracle RDBMS installation\/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking\/tuning, back-up\/recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in -large and very dynamic environments. Experience with very complex database environments. Experience in SQL and\/or PL\/SQL. Experience in working controlled environment, change control, and validated systems. Experience on SQL Server or MongoDB is plus Functional Skills: Strong commitment tofollowing SDLC\/Change-Management principles Self starter and be able toperform work with minimal supervisory direction Knowledge of data quality,data management and data testing strategies and practices Strong Oral and writtenskills. Able to communicateefficiently and effectively to technical and non technical audiences. Anticipate and handlecritical situations. Ability to thrive in change.Fast, flexible, cooperative work style. Must be willing to workflexible hours The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America\u00ae (Guardian), currently ranked #218 on the Fortune 500, is one of the largest mutual life insurers. As of December 31, 2016, Guardian reports $1.5 billion in operating income, $7.4 billion in capital, and $66.5 billion in assets under management. Guardian consistently scores high marks for financial strength from all four major credit rating agencies and enjoys a strong competitive position in its major businesses: life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, investments, dental and vision insurance and employee benefits. As a mutual company founded over 150 years ago, Guardian is owned by its policyholders. The company has paid dividends to policyholders every year since 1868 and the Company\u2019s 8,800 employees and 2,750 financial representatives are aligned with its mission to help individuals, families, and small businesses achieve financial security and protection. Guardian states its aspiration in the following way: \u201cTo be the trusted mutual partner, delivering financial security how, when, and where our clients prefer.\u201d Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

10 days 18 hours ago

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America


Senior Database Administrator The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Keeping Our Promises At Guardian, we know that promises matter. We’ve been keeping ours for over 150 years. We’ve maintained our financial strength for more than a century and a half, despite the countless ups and downs of the economy, so we can meet our future obligations to the people and businesses that put their trust in us. See how our strength, vision, and values make Guardian a company you can rely on.