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Database Administrator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Holmdel NJ or Remote - US (East Coast)
  • vonage profile

vonage

Vonage IT Mission: We leverage technology and best practices to provide world-class business application and user support across Vonage’s global organization. We partner with the business to understand their current and future needs, define, develop, deliver and maintain business systems, data management/storage, network systems and desktop support. We integrate business requirements with technology alternatives, taking into consideration business criticality, timing and cost implications. We apply creativity and state-of-the-art technical understanding to ensure our systems provide business, team and individual value.

What you will do:
We are seeking a Database Administrator, specifically to support our mySQL and Postgres DBs.  The Database Administrator is responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical Database systems. This role is also responsible to ensure availability and predictable performance of our qa/dev and production databases. The candidate should have a good understanding of networks and protocols to understand the impact of events, alarms and alerts on the various components as well as an understanding of concepts of other programming languages in regards to database usage. The candidate should also be able to provide guidance and advice to less experienced team members and to customers, service desk personnel and other stakeholders

What is required (Technical Knowledge, Software, Etc.):

  • Experienced mySQL and Postgres Administration
  • AWS (Cloud Architecture)
  • AWS Database Offerings (Including migration experience)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and multi-task to meet critical deliverable dates
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technology tools and platforms
  • Works with end users to translate business requirements into database technical specifications.
  • Partners with IT and engineering to ensure database designs meet user requirements.
  • Monitors database operations, analyzing and responding to performance and other maintenance issues.
  • Liaises with developers and other technical personnel to ensure resolution of system issues, including memory, capacity, storage and accessibility.
  • Plans and implements backup and recovery for all relevant applications.
  • Diagnoses, develops and recommends solutions to complex systems, software, security and other issues.
  • Develops, updates and maintains system manuals, documentation, policies, and procedures for installing, configuring, maintaining and using database systems and technologies.

 

Additional Skills (would like to have but not required)

  • Experience Administering Oracle Databases
  • Knowledge of event correlation platforms (e.g. Moogsoft, BigPanda, etc.)
  • Knowledge of OpGenie or other On-call and alert management services.

Education

  • BS or MS in CS or EE or equivalent work experience

What is in it for you:

In addition to providing exciting work, career advancement opportunities, and a collaborative work environment, Vonage provides competitive pay and benefits including unlimited discretionary time off and tuition reimbursement.

 

Note: The purpose of this profile is to provide a general summary of essential responsibilities for the position and is not meant as an exhaustive list. Assignments may differ for individuals within the same role based on business conditions, departmental need or geographic location.

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