Database Administrator

Database Administrator

The Corporate Executive Board Company
4-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description


What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you When you join Gartner, you'll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We're the world's leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can't find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.
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About this role:
DBA/Database Engineer will provide technical expertise in designing, managing and administering Databases in Cloud (AWS & Azure) to meet the shifting organizational demands. You will engage in modernization activities to migrate application databases to open source and cloud and will be part of automation efforts to enhance provisioning and operations of all types of datastores.
What you'll do:
  • Ensure 24x7 availability for critical database systems hosted on premise and on cloud.
  • Manage the implementation, maintenance and enforcement of effective industry standard processes and policies within our QA, DEV and Production environments.
  • Involved in the design process with DBA, Apps Dev, and other technical teams to implement solutions.
  • Liaise with managers and staff of AppsDev to ensure consistent application of the tactical and strategic directions of Gartner.
  • Meeting and exceeding SLA's/OLA's. Prepared for advancing technology.
  • Support the tactical and strategic directions for Gartner's database infrastructure.
  • Provide status reports to the higher management.
  • Maintain Service Levels and department goals for problem resolution.
  • Effective patch management and upgrade management.
  • Works closely with other Cloud and Data Center Management staff to ensure departmental consistency.

What you'll need:
  • 6+ experience in Database Operations with a bachelor's degree (Computer Science preferred).
  • Authoritative knowledge of database platforms i.e. Oracle, Postgres, AWS Aurora to support high volume OLTP systems.
  • Experience in building and managing Databases in AWS, AWS RDS and hands-on on AWS platform.
  • Working experience on oracle RAC.
  • Experience is migrating databases from oracle to postgres is good to have.
  • Understanding and ability to work with IaC, CI/CD Pipelines, Jenkins, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Aws Lambda, Ansible etc.
  • Skilled in scripting languages such as shell, python.
  • Good judgment, prompt decision-making ability, responsibility and accountability.
  • Commitment to teamwork as a contributor.
  • Ability to envision and create automation for provisioning and administration tasks.

Who you are:
  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead.
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change.
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement.
  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges.

What we offer:
In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:
  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards

Who are we:
is the world's leading research and advisory company, offering information, advice and tools for business leaders. We provide objective and invaluable insights to our C-level executive clients, where we guide them to achieve the mission-critical priorities of their organization. We've grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and now employ over 17,000 associates globally and support 12,000 clients in more than 100 countries.
Our awards and accolades:
  • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • Forbes America's Best Employers 2018, 2019; Best Management Consulting Firms 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index Best Places to Work for LBGTQ Equality 2018, 2019 & 2020
Job Requisition ID:48690

Job Details

CEB, a subsidiary of Gartner, was a global best practice insights and technology company providing products and services to business leaders in IT, finance, HR, customer service and support, legal and compliance, marketing, sales, and supply chain functions worldwide. Gartner announced its acquisition of CEB in January 2017, completed the acquisition in April 2017, and integrated the company in July 2018.

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