Database Administrator
USAA 571 reviews - San Antonio, TX

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As a Fortune 200 financial services company with more than $113.5 billion in owned and managed assets, USAA is on a mission - to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 23,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

Recently Ranked 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune in 2012 , we are proud to receive consistently outstanding awards and ratings for member service, employee well-being and financial strength. Everything that happens at USAA is based on our core values: Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity . These are the foundations of how we do business with our members, as well as how we treat each other.

We are currently seeking talented Database Administrator for our San Antonio, TX facility.

Participates in the analysis, design, modeling, development, implementation and maintenance of databases on a variety of information technology platforms. Under minimal supervision, performs moderately complex to complex work assignments and problem resolution across systems, processes, or channels. Performs multiple team roles (team member, team co-leader) in the delivery of technical solutions.

  • Acquires and applies intermediate knowledge of database design and management including modeling, creation and maintenance of database objects.
  • Applies in-depth understanding of database tools/utilities and at least one DBMS platform, as well as highly developed SQL and database performance tuning skills.
  • Performs evaluation, modification and integration functions associated with vendor supplied database software.
  • Ensures business continuity by developing and implementing highly available database systems and database recovery plans and procedures. Liaises with database software vendors and external technical support on issues.
  • Serves as a resource to less experienced team members on escalated issues of a routine nature.
Minimum Requirements for Database Admnstr/Anlst II
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent IT work experience.
  • 2+ years of relevant database design, database administration, and/or systems development lifecycle experience.
  • Experience with technical programming languages, database design and/or database management systems.
Minimum Requirements for Database Admnstr/Anlst I
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent IT work experience.
  • 4+ years of relevant database design, database administration, and/or systems development lifecycle experience.
  • Experience with technical programming languages, database design and/or database management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate with highly diverse and distributed teams.
  • Experience with SQL and PL/SQL.
  • Understanding of common high availability architectures at USAA.
  • Experience with Linux bash and/or Korn shell scripting.
  • Experience with RedHat Linux 4, 5 and 6.
  • Experience/familiarity with various ETL and reporting tools such as SAS, Crystal Reports, Business Objects, Informatica, Data Stage, etc.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including business casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.

USAA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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