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Senior Database Administrator

Company: Credit Acceptance Corporation
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Credit Acceptance is proud to be an award-winning company with local and national workplace recognition in multiple categories! Our world-class culture is shaped by dedicated Team Members who share a drive to succeed as professionals and together as a company. A great product, amazing people and our stable financial history have made us one of the largest used car finance companies nationally.Our Engineering and Analytics Team Members utilize the latest technology to develop, monitor, and maintain complex practices that help optimize our success. Our Team Members value being challenged, are encouraged to express their ideas, and have the flexibility to enjoy work life balance. We build intrinsic value by partnering with all functions of our business to support their success and make strategic business decisions. We focus on professional development and continuous improvement while enjoying a casual work environment and Great Place to Work culture!As a Senior Database Administrator, you will ensure availability, reliability, observability and recoverability of databases supporting Credit Acceptance systems. You will partner with cross-functional teams to design, develop, test and implement features and code. You will also monitor and tune systems and processes to achieve optimal application performance, stability and security.Outcomes and Activities: Database Administration

  • This position will work from home; occasional planned travel to an assigned Southfield, Michigan office location may be required. However, this position is permitted to work at a Southfield, Michigan office location if requested by the team member.
  • Architects, builds, and maintains all aspects of enterprise database systems.
  • Leads coordination with cross-functional application teams to define, estimate, and implement requirements for new system development.
  • Upgrades and patches enterprise database systems.
  • Defines and adheres to standards, procedures and methodologies for effective availability, reliability, and recoverability of all enterprise database systems.
  • Provides support for databases and application system issues to all customers.
  • Leads remediation efforts for database and application outages.
  • Drives strategic efforts to reduce the likelihood and impact of database or application issues.
  • Executes continuous capacity monitoring, observing database growth and system utilization to establish current and future database resource requirements.
  • Executes and maintains database backups while ensuring data integrity.
  • Develops and tests Disaster Recovery process and procedures, while coordinating efforts in Disaster Recovery exercises.
  • Develops and maintains documentation related to database systems and projects.
  • Supports more junior staff in the development of their skills. Other
    • Participates in 24/7 on-call rotation schedule. Competencies: The following items detail how you will be successful in this role.
      • Impact Analysis: Understand the rationale behind and how changes impact the enterprise and/or applications and across the technical ecosystem.
      • Solution Design: Ability to translate high level requirements to create and implement designs that meet the needs of the customer, are technically sound, maintainable, and cost effective. Ability to identify missing or ambiguous requirements. Ability to design at both high and low levels of abstraction, understand complex requirements and translate into understandable solutions. Ability to accurately estimate based on requirements.
      • Technical Domain: Understand the technical domain, including the application architecture, design, and data of the application they support and systems to which it interfaces.
      • Testing Techniques: Understand the range of testing techniques available well enough to select the most effective test procedures. Requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
        • Minimum 7 years of database administration experience with Oracle or SQL and Postgres or Aurora Postgres
        • Expert knowledge of SQL and database performance tuning, high-availability, backups, and recovery
        • Strong knowledge or procedural language pl/sql, pl/pgsql, T-SQL
        • Strong experience working with Big Data
        • Strong knowledge with UNIX/Linux environments and commands
        • Strong knowledge in writing and maintaining shell scripts, perl, and python or other languages
        • Experience with database replication technologies such as Dataguard, Streams, or GoldenGate
        • Experience with converting Oracle to Postgres or Aurora
        • Experience with AWS
        • Experience with database metrics for performance and reliability
        • Knowledge of noSQL databases
        • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing technology enabled solutions Preferred Experience:
          • Experience migrating databases to AWS
          • Experience in J2EE/WebLogic/Tomcat application environments
          • Experience supporting service architecture Targeted Compensation: Base salary of $121,260 - $141,470 with an annual performance bonus plan INDCSLP Benefits
            • Excellent benefits package that includes 401(K) match, adoption assistance, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical/ dental/vision and many nonstandard benefits that make us a Great Place to Work Our Company Values:To be successful in this role, Team Members need to be:
              • Positive by maintaining resiliency and focusing on solutions
              • Respectful by collaborating and actively listening
              • Insightful by cultivating innovation, accumulating business and role specific knowledge, demonstrating self-awareness and making quality decisions
              • Direct by effectively communicating and conveying courage
              • Earnest by taking accountability, applying feedback and effectively planning and priority settingExpectations:
                • Remain compliant with our policies processes and legal guidelines
                • All other duties as assigned
                • Attendance as required by departmentAdvice!We understand that your career search may look different than others. Our hiring team wants to make sure that this would be a fit not just for us, but for you long term. If you are actively looking or starting to explore new opportunities, send us your application! P.S.We have great details around our stats, success, history and more. We're proud of our culture and are happy to share why - let's talk!Required degrees must have been earned at institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.Credit Acceptance is dedicated to providing a safe and inclusive working environment for all. As part of our Culture of Compliance, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and value our culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of the person's age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, criminal history, or any other legally protected characteristic.California Residents: Please click here for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) notice regarding the personal information Credit Acceptance may collect from you.Play the video below to learn more about our Company culture.

Keywords: Credit Acceptance Corporation, Atlanta , Senior Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Atlanta, Georgia

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