Sr. Database Administrator

Sr. Database Administrator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Sr. Database Administrator to join our team.


  • Ensures database integrity by monitoring database performance, making necessary repairs, and administering backups and restores;
  • Develops and implements database disaster recovery plans and procedures;
  • Installs, upgrades, and tests complex database software and object changes through multiple test environments and production.


  • Database analysis and design expertise;
  • Oracle version upgrades, migrations and patching;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • High degree of skill with database commands and utilities such as exp, imp, sql loader, etc;
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator preferred;
  • Data extraction, transformation and loading;
  • NetApp storage experience a plus;
  • Experience with Oracle tools and utilities;
  • Must be able to lift, push, or pull 10-20 lbs. of computer equipment, documents or other similar items;
  • Experience with Jira, BitBucket (Git) and Confluence;
  • Advanced knowledge of database administration tasks such as hot and cold backups, database recovery, tablespace additions, security, etc;
  • DBA experience with SQL Server and/or PostgreSQL 8.4 or newer;
  • Capable of working and managing multiple diverse projects;
  • Proven and verifiable experience with administering and maintaining Oracle based applications to achieve reliability and availability SLAs;
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule concerning required availability and accessibility.