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Database Administrator

Lincoln Financial Group Greensboro, NC

Job Description

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #39242

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.

The Role

This position will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of database administration responsibility. S/he will perform more complex activities related to the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of databases.


  • Architects, designs, and coordinates installation and configuration of real-time and warehouse databases in a high volume multi-terabyte redundant environment.
  • Consults on Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML) design and development opportunities.
  • Contributes to the overall construction of logical, functional, and physical database and application designs and features, and ensures adherence to project deadlines, specifications, and budget.
  • Designs and administers performance tuning enhancements for the databases, and assists on database environment upgrades and support.
  • Ensures databases are maintained in compliance with regulatory requirements and guidelines including but not limited to SarbanesOxley (SOX).
  • Participates in or leads the planning, design, installation, configuration and implementation of database replication software.
  • Performs backup and recovery on Database Management Systems. Scales and clusters data for high availability.
  • Performs database architecture design reviews to identify enhancements to current database structures and processes.
  • Performs more complex SQL tuning including programming and ways to optimize SQL code.


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)


  • 3 - 5+ Years of experience in Database Administration that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position.(Required)
  • 3 - 5+ Years of DBA or Database Development experience with Microsoft Sql Server, versions 2008, 2012 or 2016
  • Proficiency with the Windows operating system and Powershell scripting
  • 1 year of DBA or Database Development experience with Oracle, versions 11g or 12c
  • A broad understanding of relational database security and audit compliance standards
  • Solid understanding of LINUX operating system and related scripting tools
  • Experience with designing, planning or supporting databases on a cloud platform (Azure/AWS/Oracle)
  • Working knowledge of modern platforms Hadoop, NoSQL
  • Must be able to participatein a rotating on-call schedule

This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

Job Details

Date Posted August 28, 2017
Date Closes September 27, 2017
Requisition 39242-en_US
Located In Greensboro, NC
Department Information Technology
SOC Category 00-0000.00