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Senior Database Administrator (Raleigh, NC)

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Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary
Alternate Job Location: Tampa FL, Raleigh NC, Charlotte , NC
Work Arrangement: Hybrid
Role Value Proposition:
The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for the design, implementation, and support of database systems for applications across the Enterprise. The Senior Database Administrator is a part of the Database end to end delivery team working and collaborating with Application Development, Infrastructure Engineering and Operation Support teams to deliver and support secured, high performing and optimized database solutions. The Senior Database Administrator specializes in the IBM DB2/LUW database platform.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manages design, distribution, performance, replication, security, availability, and access requirements for large and complex IBM DB2/LUW databases from version 10.1 to 11.5 on AIX and RedHat Linux
  • Designs and develops physical layers of databases to support various application needs; Implements back-up, recovery, archiving, conversion strategies, and performance tuning; Manages job scheduling, application release, database change and compliance; Makes use of advanced database features such as partitioning, advanced compression, multitenant architecture, etc.
  • Identifies and resolves problem utilizing structured tools and techniques.
  • Provides technical assistance and mentoring to staff in all aspects of database management; Consults and advises application development teams on database security, query optimization and performance.
  • Writes scripts for automating DBA routine tasks and documents database maintenance processing flows per standards.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years of related work experience with application database implementation; knowledge of all key IBM DB2/LUW utilities such as HADR, Reorg, Runstats, Load.
  • 8+ years Unix and Linux operating systems and 3+ years shell scripting.
  • Management of database elements, including creation, alteration, deletion and copying of schemas, databases, tables, views, indexes, stored procedures, triggers, and declarative integrity constraints
  • Strong database analytical skills to improve application performance.
  • Good oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts.
  • Understanding of modern IT infrastructure such as Cloud Architecture as well as Agile DevOps Framework.

  • Automation tools and programming such as CHEF and Python
  • Working knowledge of Informix
  • Experience working in a global environment including leading offshore resources
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Full time
At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.
MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world's leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."
MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.
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MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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