Senior Cloud DBA at IHG

| Atlanta, GA
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Bringing True Hospitality to the world.

We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty, and a passion for providing True Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.

With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there's countless opportunities at your fingertips.

We're growing; grow with us.

Your day to day


Job Summary - (Role Summary)

The Administrator IT Database Administration will be part of a database engineering team accountable for developing implementation standards to drive operational excellence. This person is tasked with solving difficult and moderately complex problems. The candidate will be expected to function in an advisory capacity. The Sr Administrator IT Database Administration is a senior individual contributor who may contribute to the development of other junior level professionals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - (Key Activities)
  • Primarily develop standards for and support Cloud implementations of Google Cloud SQL(PostgreSQL) AWS Aurora (MySQL) and other open-source offerings
  • Contributes to the planning, architecture, design, implementation, standards creation, maintenance, and support of databases on a variety of platforms within a complex Hybrid Cloud systems environment
  • Performs advanced data analysis, database planning and database coding to develop database environments that meet customer needs.
  • Responsible for enhancements to standards documentation and change management policies while promoting code deployment.
  • Lead and/or participate in Proof-of-Concept efforts for new database technologies.
  • Provides escalation operational support for database systems and participates in on-call rotation
  • Responsible for building complex and efficient database environments to maximize productivity and improve performance to include reorganization of database structures as needed, procedures automation at regular intervals, use of tools to reorganize or de-fragment database table spaces, tables, and indexes.
  • Manages production testing and QA database environments. This includes providing data load programming, creating necessary utility functions for each data base, system testing and developing an implementation plan.
  • Responsible for designing replication and DR solutions and participate in DR activities.
  • Provide RCA for critical issues in a timely manner.
  • Assists development teams in producing efficient SQL and query tuning.

What we need from you


Education -

Bachelor's in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Experience -

Minimum of 7+ years of progressive work-related experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines, technologies, or processes related to the position.

Technical Skills and Knowledge -
  • Advanced knowledge of Cloud implementations of MySQL and PostgreSQL databases including physical design, SQL tuning, cluster builds, replication, backup, and recovery.
  • Experience with Cloud monitoring tools such as AWS Cloudwatch/Performance Insights and Google Stackdriver/Query Insights
  • Advanced level in troubleshooting database performance and outage issues.
  • Advanced knowledge of database design and related architecture.
  • Advanced knowledge of the techniques and methodologies of data management systems including relational, network and hierarchical systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of database concepts/design/deployment, recovery techniques, performance monitoring, tuning and capacity management.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, including programming and ways to optimize SQL code.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of structured analysis and technical design techniques.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to learn other database technologies including non-relational database offerings.
  • Advanced project management experience in organizing, planning, and executing large-scale projects from conception through implementation.

- Hot Skills -
  • Google Cloud SQL(PostgreSQL) administration
  • AWS RDS MySQL or Aurora (MySQL)
  • AWS DynamoDB
  • Automation tooling expertise - Terraform, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, Git, etc.

What we offer

We'll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits - including great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you'll become part of the global IHG family - and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together - we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual's, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams, and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work.

Not Applicable for Colorado applicants.
More Information on IHG
IHG operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. IHG was founded in 2003. It has 18101 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 52 open jobs at IHG, click here.
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