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Verisk Senior Database Administrator in Littleton, Colorado

  • Provide assistance in database design and implementation. * Perform all aspects of database administration including planning, installation, upgrading, patching, tuning, support, backups and troubleshooting. * Work closely with application development teams and systems administration to test, troubleshoot, and optimize new and existing database-driven applications. * Actively participates in the daily operational activities that impact important components / processes of the of the IT work function * Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities. * Monitor production, test, and development database environments and actively pursue any issues limiting the performance, scalability and availability of these systems. * Take ownership of problems and manage incidents. * Support the deployment of Xactware suite of products. * Support enterprise security auditing and compliance related tasks. * Mentor other DBAs in industry best practices and latest trends. * Effectively and professionally interact with customers, clients and Xactware employees. * Carry a cell phone, be on-call and occasionally work odd hours to help meet customer service level agreements. * Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies * Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience. * 5+ years of database administrative experience working with various database management systems. * 3+ years of database experience working with various database management systems. * Experience in a heavily used, highly available, 24x7 enterprise platform. * Experience with cloud environments such as AWS (preferred), Azure, or GCP. * Knowledge of relational databases such Oracle, Postgres, MySQL or MS SQL * Knowledge of NOSQL database technologies such as MongoDB or Dynamo * Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database issues such as database integrity, performance, blocking and deadlocking, replication, log shipping, connectivity, security, etc. * Experience in backups, recovery models, online maintenance operations, and flashback technologies. * Experience in indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching. * Experience in configuring, implementing, and supporting high availability strategies with database systems including clustering and replication. * Database performance tuning, optimizations, and troubleshooting. * Extensive experience with database management tools and other elements of enterprise level database support. * Ability to work in a 24/7 high availability environment with strict SLAs. * Excellent written and verbal communication, mentoring, and problem-solving skills. * Ability to install and configure database software unassisted. * Experience with partitioning, advanced queuing, distributed transactions, materialized views/snapshots, etc. * Experience with Linux and shell scripting is a plus. * Related industry certifications are a plus. * Experience with Kanban or Scrum. #LI-UI1 Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability. Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Consumer Privacy Notice