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Sr Database Administrator (MySQL)

AFLAC Charlotte, NC

Job Summary

Creates databases, resolves problems and manages database integration activities; provides DBA consulting and support to business and technology partners; provides support in database design activities including data modeling and schema creation; maintains standards and review of code to meet standards; reviews code for performance; supports production environment by researching errors and performance issues; Monitors and optimizes database performance; assists with data model maintenance and updates; assists other teams with best practices and troubleshooting including system administrators, security administrators and auditors.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with data architects and developers to develop database designs; ensures that physical data model is normalized to match client specifications and established procedures


  • Creates databases and schemas from internally developed designs


  • Assists with maintenance to SQL standards; enforces standards as required


  • Reviews code for conformance to standards and performance


  • Reviews execution plans and implements schema changes to increase performance as necessary including indexes and partitions


  • Assist in application support of new and existing systems; database capacity planning; exploring and implementing new database technologies and tools


  • Supports the database analyst in maintaining the physical data model and controlling the physical database definition according to business rules and structure


  • Coordinates the installation of application and database system upgrades as well as additions to the data dictionary


  • Establishes and maintains the data repository; creates, modifies, and installs catalogs and reports on servers across the company


  • Develops database backup and recovery procedures


  • Provides training to database administrators and other operational or application support teams


  • Implements new data technologies and releases; assists in evaluation of database administration tools that will increase database efficiency


  • Balances the optimization of data access with batch loading and resource use factors


  • Works closely with analysts to recommend, develop, and implement measurements for systems performance against expectations


  • Implements program performance specifications; provides support for clients accessing data stored in DBMS and data warehouses; supports the development of stored procedures and triggers


  • Interfaces with database administrators, database analysts, and vendors involved in the initial planning stages of projects and make recommendations on medium to high complex data structures for reporting and analysis queries


  • Provides input to integrated logical data model, minimizing data element redundancy, and maximizing the compatibility and usefulness of data; communicates and validates modeling issues to a variety of audiences


  • Supports the analyst in responding to events on the database to ensure compliance with service level agreements


  • Assists the analysts in planning data structure for DSS/EIS


  • Supports multiple servers and multiple databases of medium to high complexity, with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity, and physical accessibility of the data


  • Designs and builds security structure needs for the DBMS or data warehouse; performs reporting tool security


  • Provides capacity planning analysis for database resource requirements in the areas of internal architecture and performance tuning; develops efficient database calls (e.g., review of SQL joining strategies)


  • Is involved in designing, physical modeling, developing, and supporting large RDBMS systems; may lead and review physical database designs


  • Leads the design, construction, and implementation of operational DBMS, data stores, data warehouses, and data marts that enable informational, analytical management inquiry; develops processes to increase reliability, integrity, and availability of cross platform data access


  • Performs other related duties as required


    Education & Experience Required

    •  Bachelors Degree computer science information systems
    • Six or more years of database admin experience
    • Three years' experience working with various database management systems in database design, testing, implementation, maintenance and administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience


    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


    Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Amazon Aurora MySQL (+3 years)
  • Amazon Aurora MySQL Concepts + Architecture
  • Amazon Aurora MySQL Tools + Utilities
  • Database Capacity Planning
  • Database Design
  • Database Implementation
  • Database Monitoring
  • Database Testing
  • Database Backup and Recovery
  • Database Replication
  • Database Upgrades and Reorg
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Execution plan diagnosis
  • Troubleshooting



    • Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments
    • Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener
    • Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities
    • Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages
    • Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial
    • Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the companys goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals
    • Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds

  • Date Posted June 23, 2022
    Date Closes July 23, 2022
    Requisition 897489000
    Located In Charlotte, NC
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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