Cigna MongoDB Operation Senior Database Administrator in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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
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.
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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