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Cigna MongoDB Operation Senior Database Administrator in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Cigna is looking for a talented Production Support MongoDB Senior Database Administrator with leadership skills. The ideal candidate will have team lead experience in the production operation support space, development experience, working knowledge of and experience administering various database technologies, and Linux server administration. Experience with database administration task automation is a big plus.

In this role, on the MongoDB Operation DBA team, this person will play a senior lead role, collaborate with the engineering/delivery MongoDB DBA teams and internal customers to deliver an enterprise-level database backend for top-tier applications in development and will participate in on-call rotation. This person will maintain, support and monitor the MongoDB environment, providing data assurance to its users. In addition, this person will need to be prepared to create viable solutions to organizational needs while working in accordance with internal policies and procedures.

This role is preferred to be in the Franklin Lakes, NJ location, when offices reopen. We will also consider full time Work at home in other US locations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain MongoDB database servers in all environments

  • Production support

  • Design and implement redundancy and fail-over strategies

  • Monitor and tune database performance

  • Design and implement backup/restoration strategies per data retention requirements

  • Provide support for software upgrade and patching

  • Mentor team members to develop talent on the MongoDB team

  • Provide insight to team leadership regarding best practices for MongoDB

  • Diagnose and resolve production issues as part of an on-call rotation

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent in education and experience

  • 5+ years of overall Database Administration experience is preferred

  • Strong Team Lead skills

  • Ability to be on-call rotations on evenings and weekends

  • Understanding of manual builds/management of MongoDB

  • Understanding of Ops Manager automation builds/management

  • Experience with design/implementation of MongoDB replica sets and shared clusters.

  • Experience with database performance, scaling, and tuning concepts

  • Experience with other SQL and NoSQL database technologies (PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MariaDB/MySQL, etc.) is preferred.

  • Strong collaboration skills and experience working across multiple teams both within a division and enterprise-wide

  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, facilitation, and prioritization skills

  • Strong technical acumen, able to ensure that technical solutions, strategies, practices, and governance deliver business and customer value

  • Development experience with one or more modern scripting/automation languages (Ansible, Python, etc.) - preferred

  • Proven track record of implementing small changes that have measurable impact

  • Energy, integrity, and strong work ethic

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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