Database Administrator at Frontdoor

| Nashville, TN
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Frontdoor is a company that's obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands (American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard) and an expanding portfolio of home services. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company's customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unplanned breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With more than 45 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit

What is this role about?

In this key role, our database philosophy is that Database Administrators are experts in their field and have a strong desire to learn new skills. As a DBA, you will work on multiple databases across many languages and be constantly modernizing their architecture.

What does a "Day-in-the-Life" look like?

You will be involved with creating automation for repeating database tasks, architecting highly available and performant database systems, and being stewards of security and data integrity. You will be working through system performance/scaling concepts and making meaningful contributions to company goals and planning efforts.


Here are a few more specifics of what you would be doing on the job:
  • Architecting database systems to be highly available and scalable
  • Assist with schema design, code review, SQL query tuning
  • Install, tune, implement and upgrade DBMS installations
  • Preserving data integrity
  • Proper handling of private/secure data
  • Proactively and regularly make recommendations for system improvement

What do I need to be successful?
  • 5-7 years Database Administration experience
  • Expertise in Oracle, including GoldenGate and DataGuard, MongoDB, and AWS RDS
  • Expertise in shell scripting. Python and other languages is a plus
  • Nice to have experience in Postgres, MySQL, MS SQL Server
  • Passion for automating repetitive tasks and learning new skills with a growth mindset
  • Able to debug complex system issues and analyze Splunk or ElasticSearch APM logs/metrics
  • Strong familiarity with Unix/Linux systems
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ID 2021-2472

Category Engineering

Type Full Time

Company AHS American Home Shield Corp
More Information on Frontdoor
Frontdoor operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Memphis, TN, Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, LaGrange, GA, Carrol, IA and Portland, OR. Frontdoor was founded in 2018. It has 514 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Company Equity, Diversity Program. To see all 81 open jobs at Frontdoor, click here.
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