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Database Administrator Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Database Administrator

McKesson Corporation - Columbus, OH

Posted: 7/30/2021 - Expires: 10/28/2021

Job ID: 230052553


Job Description

As a Database Administrator at CoverMyMeds, you help create solutions that make our healthcare system work more efficiently and effectively in order to help millions of patients receive their prescription medications every year. You're the expert at creating highly-available databases and planning for scale as we continue to grow. You work with everyone from the technical side to the operations side with endless opportunities to take on responsibility and continue learning.

Our Tech Stack

PostgreSQL, SQL-Server, Puppet, Ansible, Ruby on Rails, Python, PHP, Elixir, Elasticsearch, Capistrano, Redis, Sidekiq, Vagrant, Apache, Pentaho

What You'll Do

Support multiple business units as part of a cross-functional team, contributing to:
Database Tooling (creation, deployments, monitoring, automation)
Schema alterations
Capacity planning
Performance analysis
Query optimization

Partner with development teams during design phases to ensure effective utilization of our databases and sharing of your expertise
Monitor the performance of database operations and proactively recommend solutions
Maintain our security standards by implementing backup and disaster recovery requirements
Implement and improve scripts that facilitate ETL processes
Document everything important you do for our data

About You

Technical Skills:

3+ years of experience working with relational databases, experience with Postgres is a plus
Proven experience monitoring for potential issues and proactively recommending solutions
Some systems level experience, having worked in either Linux or Windows
Some experience managing geo-redundant data

Non-technical skills that really set our DBAs up for success:

Adaptable to changing priorities and understanding diverse stakeholders' database needs
Experience working closely with developers to advise at the design phase of the SDLC
Desire to empathetically share and receive feedback and knowledge to help everyone keep improving
Thrive at working closely with a team to find solutions collaboratively
Able to effectively explain your choices during problem-solving
Great at communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences

Our company culture is a collection of the unique individuals who represent our mission and values. We are looking for people who are motivated to take on challenges and have a passion for helping others. If you don't feel you check every box, but have relevant skills that can impact this role, please apply! We can grow together.

For this role, you are able to be 100% Remote, US-Based.

About Us

CoverMyMeds, part of McKesson's Prescription Technology Solutions, is a fast-growing healthcare technology company. Our mission: Help patients get the medications they need to live healthy lives. Our solutions seamlessly connect the health care network to improve medication access, increasing speed to therapy and reducing prescription abandonment for patients like you and me.

We hire ambitious people and make it a priority to invest in them by providing opportunities to grow their careers and connections within the community. On-site culinary team, flexible hours and paid benefits? Yeah, we have those too. But don't take our word for it. We've been recognized as a "" by Glassdoor, a "" by FORTUNE, and our employees, too.

CoverMyMeds is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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