Database Administration Manager

The ?Database Administration Manager?will join the existing team of experienced DBA?s who are responsible for the support of a number of databases, principally on Oracle and SQL Server ?platforms, on Linux/Windows, in addition, a small number of IBM DB2 ?databases. The successful candidate will become involved in databases throughout their lifecycle from project inception to ongoing support and decommissioning of the databases.


  • Identify emerging Database technologies, assimilated and integrated within the Genworth IT organization.

  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

  • Provide support for various versions of Oracle Databases, Data Guard, RMAN and RAC (Real Application Cluster) implementations. Excellent troubleshooting skills in mission critical environment.

  • Provide complete database life cycle support for handful mission critical DB2 LUW databases using various DB2 tools and techniques.

  • Interface with other central organizations to improve and implement database process, procedures and automation.?

  • Pro-active and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of the issues.

  • Participate in regular database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future database resource requirements.?

  • Develop Genworth long-term database goals and strategy.

  • Training, managing and mentoring junior and offshore DBA team members.

  • Maintains database results by setting and enforcing standards and controls.

  • Prepares for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and programming.

  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.

  • Provide support critical SQL Server databases.

  • Experience with NoSQL databases i.e. MongoDB and Cassandra are a plus.

  • Understanding of regulatory, legal and compliances issues for SOX and audit functions.

Basic Qualifications:?

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong efficiency and working experience with both Oracle and SQL Server Databases.

  • Administer databases through full application life cycle, development, testing, and production.

  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of database tuning: software configuration, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage.

  • Must exhibit good time management skills, independent decision-making capability; focus on customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of Oracle DBA experience.

  • 6-10 years SQL Server DBA experience.

  • 3 years of DB2 DBA experience.

  • Bachelor?s Degree

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