Senior Database Administrator

MedeAnalytics - Dallas, TX3.3


Want to work on something that really matters and impacts everyone in the US? MedeAnalytics sits at the intersection of healthcare, technology, big data, and national policy. Mede is made up of inspired people with vast industry knowledge. We are all committed to a mission of providing clear, human-powered insights to transform healthcare. Our goal is to lower the overall cost of healthcare using data analytics and workflow applications that reduce inefficiencies, facilitate communication and increase transparency. Think Money Ball for hospitals. Over 1000 healthcare organizations use our cloud based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products every day and we’re looking for smart people to help us double that number and change the healthcare industry. Our company is privately held and has a high-energy work environment that rewards innovation and represents a tremendous personal growth opportunity for the right professional. We are proud to say that Mede is one of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

We offer an extensive company-sponsored benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) and FSA plans, life insurance, short and long term disability, long term care plan and generous PTO. MedeAnalytics also offers a competitive base salary and performance bonus. In addition, we offer formal training, knowledge sharing, on-boarding program, and career advancement based on merit.

Job Summary

This position will be a senior member of the DBA Team at MedeAnalytics working in the Dallas Office. He/She will be responsible for 24x7 support of the operational database environment here at Mede.

Job Requirements
  • 24x7 support of the operational database environment

  • Multiple location support

  • Capable of working independently and in a team

  • Meet SLAs set forth by Customers/clients

  • Database Maintenance

  • Project Management

  • Requests including (Installs, Performance Analysis, Security Management, SQL Job Management, Index Maintenance, Troubleshooting)

  • Incident Management

  • SQL Server environment monitoring and issue resolution

  • Developer and Engineer Training Classes

  • Documentation development and maintenance

  • Inventory Management and Audit

  • Maintain backup and disaster recovery for database environment

  • Maintain high availability environment for designated HA SQL Servers

  • Growth, Capacity and Utilization Planning

  • Required Experience

  • 7+ years of Database Administration (SQL/NoSQL platforms)

  • SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016

  • TSQL (scripting, stored procedures, triggers, query development)

  • Clustering/Always On technology, Log Shipping, Replication, HA

  • Database and SQL Performance Analysis (Index Management and Query Plan Assessment)

  • SQL installation and configuration

  • Troubleshooting and RCA experience, Incident Management

  • Knowledge and Experience with Best Practices and Standards

  • Change Management Process and Procedures

  • SQL monitoring tools (Idera, Spotlight, SCOM, Zabbix)

  • Documentation Development


  • Security and User Management

  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communications Skills

  • Backup/Recovery and Disaster Recovery Procedures

  • Windows Server Clustering, HA

  • Database Architecture, Database Design and Structure

  • Other DB and OLAP Platforms: Mondrin, MongoDB, Vertica, Reddis, MySQL, Hadoop, Teradata

  • Visual Studio

  • SQL Agent and SQL Job Scheduling and Management

  • Maintain database integrity and SQL Database Maintenance

  • Application Administration

  • Staff Training and Presentation Skills

  • Preferred Experience

  • Big Data (Teradata, Vertica, Hadoop)

  • NoSQL (MongoDB, Redis)

  • Linux (CENTOS)

  • Education

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Certifications preferred (MCDBA or MCTS,MCITP)