• Senior Database Administrator - PostgreS Jobs in Washington Dc - 25721204

  • Iqvia
  • Washington Dc

Job Description:

IQVIA is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward

As a Senior Database Administrator, you will work in an environment of rapid growth and have the ability to respond effectively to needs as they emerge You will design, develop, enhance and monitor all production, test and other low-level environments databases that exist within the technical architecture

Your time will be spent working with development and support, providing technical and operational support activities of Database Servers, including database design support, troubleshooting, performance monitoring, tuning, and optimizing


Accountable for monitoring and uptime of all production databases
Estimate PostgreSQL database capacities; develop methods for monitoring database capacity and usage
Lead efforts to develop and improve procedures for automated monitoring and proactive intervention, reducing any need for downtime
Develop Stored Procedures and Database Triggers in support of application development
Participate in application development projects and arrange for the database architecture and design
Contribute to the creation of development, staging, and production database instances, and the migration from one environment to another
Responsible for developer SQL code review to ensure queries are optimized and tuned
Complete regular backups and recovery of databases
Provide consistent maintenance on databases (eg, Vacuum, Reindexing, Archiving)
Lead pro-active remediation of database operational problems
Responsible for Query tuning and preventative maintenance
Participate in a 247 support rotation
Support complex web-based applications

Qualifications & Skills

5-7 years of relevant experience
BS in Computer Science, Math, Engineering
PostgreSQL 93 experience required
Must have proficiency in PostgreSQL database architecture, logical and physical design, automation, documentation, installs, shell scripting, PL/ SQL programming, catalog navigation, query tuning, system tuning, resource contention analysis, backup and recovery, standby, replication, etc
Deep/wide knowledge of Linux
Understanding of command line and server administration
Command of shell scripting (eg, Bash, Perl)
Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and able to match stakeholder expectations to urgently deliver exceptional results


Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIAs Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruitingiqviacom to arrange for such an accommodation

Job ID R1084186

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consulting Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 22nd Jul 2020

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