Sr. Database Administrator

Sr. Database Administrator

VBI is seeking a Senior DBA specialized in iSeries/Oracle/DB2 to support multiple Healthcare IT projects.


  • Provide database administration for a variety of mission-critical custom and packaged software applications
  • Provide day-to-day support for iSeries
  • Design storage strategies around backup and recovery for complex database environments, physical structures, and specialized database applications
  • Partner with project teams and interact with enterprise DBAs to find solutions for projects and operational issues for existing and proposed databases
  • Act as a liaison serving as primary point of contact between application development segments and database administrators
  • Administration of iSeries/DB2 distributed implementations, including database definition, structure, documentation and long-range requirements
  • Understand stored procedures, SQL, SQL queries and performance optimization
  • Understand and follow industry best practices and standards
  • Experienced in performance tuning and optimization analysis, troubleshooting practices and procedures
  • Provide standardization and consistency across environments
  • Ensure a stable and secure database environment
  • Implement and monitor database functionality to ensure stable environments
  • Knowledge of Oracle and/or MS SQL databases and willingness to support at the same level as iSeries.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • Solid experience with Oracle PL/SQL or MS SQL Server
  • Solid experience with Oracle DBA Version 11g+/ 12c
  • Experience with UNIX Scripting
  • Experience with data architecture (indexing, statistics, data structures, etc.)
  • Experience with user provisioning
  • Knowledge of automation concepts
  • Requires excellent planning, conceptual, consulting, analytical ability and logical thinking
  • Comfortable with multitasking and working in a matrix environment
  • Ability to work as part of a high performance team in a fast paced environment
  • Strong customer focus, continuous learning, strong technical aptitude, self-motivated



  • Raleigh, NC
  • Windsor, CT
  • Chattanooga, TN


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