Database Administrator

CoverMyMeds via Stack Overflow
System Administration

Sep 25th 2018


As a Database Administrator at CoverMyMeds, you help create solutions that make our healthcare system work more efficiently and effectively in order to help millions of patients receive their prescription medications every year.  You're the expert at creating highly-available databases and planning for scale as we continue to grow.  You work with everyone from the technical side to the operations side with endless opportunities to take on responsibility and continue learning.

Our Tech Stack

PostgreSQL, SQL-Server, Puppet, Ansible, Ruby on Rails, Python, PHP, Elixir, Elasticsearch, Capistrano, Redis, Sidekiq, Vagrant, Apache, Pentaho

What You'll Do

  • Support 2 business units as part of a cross-functional team, contributing to:
    • Database Tooling (creation, deployments, monitoring, automation)
    • Schema alterations
    • Capacity planning
    • Performance analysis
    • Query optimization
  • Partner with development teams during design phases to ensure effective utilization of our databases and sharing of your expertise
  • Monitor the performance of database operations and proactively recommend solutions
  • Maintain our security standards by implementing backup and disaster recovery requirements
  • Implement and improve scripts that facilitate ETL processes
  • Document everything important you do for our data

About You

  • 3+ years of experience as a Database Administrator, working with relational databases
  • 3+ years of experience advising at the design phase of the SDLC
  • Proven experience monitoring for potential issues and proactively recommending solutions
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment, pairing on work and coaching developers
  • Adaptable to changing priorities and understanding diverse stakeholder's database needs
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