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SQL Server Database Administrator

Primary Location: Doral, Florida
Additional Locations: FL-Doral
A Database Administrator Level 4 individual possesses solid design and database administration skills. Support focuses on the design, implementation, and maintenance of physical data models and databases. Key activities include access method analysis, application consulting, performance tuning, device allocation, data organization, security, and statistical methods, including the development and monitoring of standards and procedures affecting models, database management, design and maintenance. This individual is proficient in the utilization of DBA toolsets and more than one DBMS. He/she is a role model for his/her peers and often mentors them. Exhibits very strong technical or leadership skills.

Fundamental Components:
  • Participates in or provides input to the logical data modeling process in order to ensure that business requirements are translated into a valid database design.
  • Uses logical data models to create and maintain physical database designs which meet identified business needs and provide adequate safeguards for security and integrity.
  • Working with a data modeler, leads access modeling sessions to complete physical database design requirements.
  • Participates in the physical database design process.
  • Ensures databases provide required functionality to meet identified business needs.
  • Implements databases for testing and production.
  • Assists in monitoring capacity and performance for test and production databases to ensure they are highly reliable, efficient, cost effective, and provide the required functionality.
  • Ensures that test and production databases are properly backed up and recovered when necessary.
  • Develops and maintains database backup and recovery procedures.
  • Ensures test and production databases are properly maintained; databases are reorganized/resized when necessary and other DBA utilities run when appropriate.
  • Ensures that appropriate database standards and practices are followed.
  • Participates in database problem resolution support based on required business service levels.
  • Consults with customers, application areas, and other technical and support areas on database-related topics.
  • Consults with customers, systems areas, support personnel and software vendors to determine requirements and resolve technology issues.
  • Monitors and reports project status to appropriate individuals.
  • Identifies issues which may impact project results and brings them to the attention of the appropriate people.
  • Tests upgrades/new releases of database software and related products.
  • Assesses impacts to customers and the database environment.
  • Participates in vendor application software evaluation, installation, and proof of concept activities.
  • Provides input to the process of integrating vendor application software into the Aetna infrastructure.
  • Proactively reviews application explains to identify and resolve potential performance problems.
  • Participates in application code walkthroughs.
  • Ensures code is efficient and conforms to DBA recommended standards and best practices.
  • Performs unloads and loads of database to support application testing requirements.
  • Supports stress testing efforts.

Background Experience:
  • Experience in data processing.
  • 2- or 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience.

Additional Job Information:
  • Ability to work effectively with business areas, IT support teams, IT management, and peers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Clinical Licensure:

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


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