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Aetna Inc.

Sr Database Administrator NoSQL MarkLogic

Aetna Inc. - Baltimore, MD

POSITION SUMMARY - can work from any Aetna US office with preference to the following offices: Amherst, NY, Plymouth, MN, Cranberry, PA, Baltimore, MD or Downers Grove, IL A Database Administrator No SQL Level 5 individual possesses expert design and database administration skills. Support focuses on the data architecture consulting, data base design, implementation, and maintenance of physical data models and databases. Key activities include access method analysis, application consulting, performance tuning, device allocation, data organization, security, and statistical methods, including the development and monitoring of standards and procedures affecting models, database management, design and maintenance. This individual is proficient in the utilization of DBA toolsets and at least 4-5yrs experience with MarkLogic or other RDBMS and EXPERT Level NoSQL. He\/she is a recognized leader with respect to the usage of best practices and in mentoring his\/her peers. Exhibits very strong technical and leadership skills. Location: This position can work from various Aetna offices: Amherst, NY, Plymouth, MN, Cranberry, PA or Downers Grove, IL Fundamental Components: DATABASE DESIGN: Participates in and provides input to the logical data modeling process in order to ensure that business requirements are translated into a valid database design. Reviews and signs off on data architecture components of application design. Interacts with cross-functional teams on designing, building, deploying, and maintaining high availability, robust, resilient and supportable database solutions to support large volumes of data transactions on NoSQL MarkLogic server and RDBMS IBM DB2 Server. Employs relational, object, and star modeling database design principles as necessary in translating a logical model to a physical design that supports the business requirements. Uses logical data models to create and maintain physical database designs which meet identified business needs and provide adequate safeguards for security and integrity. Performs administrator functions on NoSQL and RDBMS databases such as MarkLogic, IBM DB2, DataStage, and any open source equivalents. Provides data administration support of the development and maintenance of production and non-production database environments for distributed applications on NoSQL MarkLogic server and RDBMS IBM DB2 server. Working with a data modeler, leads access modeling sessions to complete physical database design requirements. Leads the physical database design process. Ensures databases provide required functionality to meet identified business needs. Ensures databases are high quality, cost-effective, maintainable, and contain solutions that can be leveraged. Participates in data architecture requirements discussions and recommends usage of appropriate database and data management technology (i.e, DBMS, MQ, Data Propagator, DRDB). DATABASE IMPLEMENTATION AND MAINTENANCE: Implements databases for testing and production. Monitors capacity and performance for test and production databases to ensure they are highly reliable, efficient, cost effective, and provide the required functionality. Analyzes database performance and implements sophisticated changes as necessary to meet application needs in accordance with corporate directives and service level requirements. - Performs service management through the fulfillment of complex service requests.- Performs configuration management to provide a logical model of the IT infrastructure for all configuration items. Ensures that test and production databases are properly backed up and recovered when necessary. Design, implement, maintain, and automate the appropriate backup and recovery architecture as required. Reviews current and future Database technology capabilities and suggests technology replacement as appropriate. Participates in the development of standards and practices for the database environment. Ensures that appropriate standards and practices are followed. Participate in 24x7 on-call support BACKGROUND\/EXPERIENCE required: NoSQL expert level REQUIRED DBA 10yrs experience MarkLogic DBA experience 4-5yrs (or any other RDBMS Databases) IBM DB2 or DataStage, SQL Server or other major platforms intermediate level Excellent Design, Development, Implementation, Documentation and Problem Solving Skills System Admin and Linux experience preferred Experience in data processing Strong focus on security and security enhancements (encryption, masking, etc.) EDUCATION The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent experience. FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES Functional - Information Technology\/Data \/ info management & architecture\/6-10 Years Functional - Information Technology\/Data \/ database management, administrator\/10 Years TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES Technical - Database\/Microsoft SQL\/4-6 Years\/End User Technical - NoSQL \/ 10 Years Technical - MarkLogic \/ 4-5 Years (or any other NoSQL technology) Technical - IBM DB2, DataStage, SQL Server or other major platform \/ 4-6 Years Technical - Linux ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come. We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence. Together we will empower people to live healthier lives. Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard. Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position. Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately. #LI-MC1 Job Function: Information Technology

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Aetna Inc.


Sr Database Administrator NoSQL MarkLogic Aetna Inc. - Baltimore, MD, United States


Location: Baltimore, MD

Company Profile:
Aetna Inc. operates as a diversified health care benefits company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment provides medical, pharmacy benefit management, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured basis, and an employer-funded or administrative basis. This segment also provides Medicare and Medicaid products and services, as well as other medical products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers' compensation administrative services, and products that provide access to its provider networks in select markets. This segment offers its products and services to multi-site national, mid-sized, and small employers, as well as individual customers. The Group Insurance segment provides life insurance products comprising group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which offer benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. This segment provides insurance products principally to employers that sponsor its products for the benefit of their employees and their employees’ dependents. The Large Case Pensions segment manages various retirement products, including pension and annuity products for tax-qualified pension plans. The company’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. Aetna Inc. was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.