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Senior DBA

Company: Verisk property estimating solutions (formerly Xac
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionXactware, a Verisk business, specializes in technologies for the property insurance, remodeling, restoration, and mortgage and lending industries. Xactware's tools provide claims estimating, contents replacement, claims management, and property maintenance solutions for desktop, mobile, and online platforms. Xactware's services include repair cost research and reports, aerial imagery, and real-time business intelligence. Xactware has been providing cloud services for customers since 1995. To learn more about Xactware please visit us at:---Xactware.com. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.Job Description

  • Provide assistance in database design and implementation for relational databases as well as NOSQL databases.
  • Perform all aspects of database administration including installation, upgrading, patching, tuning, support, backups and troubleshooting.
  • Work closely with application development teams and systems administrators to test, troubleshoot, and optimize new and existing database-driven applications.
  • Actively participates in the daily operational activities that impact important components / processes of the of the IT work function.
  • Supports database functions by designing and scripting utilities to minimize human interaction of repetitive tasks. (This is not a development position)
  • Monitor production, test, and development database environments and actively pursue any issues limiting the performance, scalability, and availability of these systems.
  • Take ownership of problems and manage incidents to limit issues seen by clients.
  • Support the deployment of Xactware suite of products in a mixed on-prem and cloud environment.
  • Support enterprise security, auditing, and compliance related tasks.
  • Mentor other DBAs in industry best practices and latest trends.
  • Effectively and professionally interact with customers, clients and Xactware employees.
  • Willing to carry a cell phone and participate in an on-call rotation. Occasionally be able to work odd hours to help meet customer service level agreements (SLAs).
  • Keep up with the latest technology and trends by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional societies.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of database administrative experience working with various database management systems.
    • Experience in a heavily used, highly available, 24x7 enterprise platform.
    • Extensive experience supporting any of these platforms - Oracle, Postgres or NOSQL databases such as Mongo or Dynamo.
    • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database issues such as database integrity, performance, blocking and deadlocking, replication, log shipping, connectivity, security, etc.
    • Experience in backup and recovery best practices, general administration, and health maintenance operations.
    • Experience in database performance tuning methodologies.
    • Experience in configuring, implementing, and supporting high availability strategies with database systems including clustering and replication.
    • Extensive experience with database management tools and other elements of enterprise level database support.
    • Ability to work in a 24/7 high availability environment to ensure compliance with SLAs.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, mentoring, and problem-solving skills.
    • Knowledge of SAN and networking technologies is preferred.
    • Related industry certifications are a plus.
    • Experience with Unix, particularly Solaris and Linux. Shell scripting a plus.Additional InformationVerisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.http://www.verisk.com/careers.htmlUnsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Consumer Privacy NoticeAt Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: Verisk property estimating solutions (formerly Xac, Lehi , Senior DBA, Other , Lehi, Utah

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