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Database Administrator

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Equifax is looking for a Database Administrator to provide both on-prem and cloud based database administration and support. You will provide level 3 support for on-prem databases across both but not limited to SQLServer and Oracle environments. You will also be actively involved in operationalizing multi cloud data platforms (AWS/GCP) by using Infrastructure as a code software tools like terraform,github, etc. You will play a critical role in decisions and supporting what new cloud products are to be consumed internally. You will proactively review ever changing or evolving cloud features, incorporating those features internally thru scripting or documentation which will be made available throughout the business units and teams you support.

What you’ll do

  • Execute and translate into operational excellence the database architecture roadmaps and specific plans to implement them

  • Database version upgrades

  • Patch testing and deployment

  • Proactive database capacity planning

  • Usage of new database features

  • Monitor performance and scalability goals along with high availability and disaster recovery goals

  • Data security and protection

  • Functionality, stress, and load testing

  • Compliance initiatives (SOX, PCI, etc.)

  • Participate in production on-call rotation (one week at a time of 7x24 on-call support for production environments)

  • Execute major database migrations as well as application migrations, with minimal system downtime

  • Ensure database standards are followed and implemented

  • Database health monitoring

  • Maintain Technical Documentation

  • Proactively monitor production database systems, analyze findings, formulate and implement recommendations

What experience you need 

  • BS or Associate's Degree/Technical Certification or equivalent job experience required

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an SQLServer/Oracle/Postgres/MySQL production and development DBA in a 24*7 environment

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working wtih Cloud technologies (should include knowledge of GCP and AWS cloud Database solutions like cloudSQL, Spanner, BQ, BT, Data Flow, PubSub, AWS RDS).

  • Minimum of 5 years of scripting experience: terraform, shell scripting, github, powershell etc

What could set you apart

  • Is familiar with the utilization of source code repository (GitHub).

  • Experience implementing and managing Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform, Python, Chef)

  • Hands-on experience on native services like BigQuery, Cloud Spanner, DataFlow. Cloud Storage, Cloud Data Fusion, Cloud Functions, Cloud Composer or any other Google Cloud Analytical Services

  • Experience in designing and building production data pipelines from data ingestion to consumption within a hybrid big data architecture, using Cloud Native GCP, Java, Python, Scala, SQL etc.

  • Knowledge of the configuration of monitoring solutions and the creation of dashboards (Splunk, DataDog, Big Panda, Prometheus, Grafana, Log Analytics)Experience with working in an Agile environment.

  • Experience with maintaining a very large database, high volume on-line transaction processing environment. 

  • Can execute and translate into operational excellence the database architecture roadmaps and specific plans to implement them. 

  • Implements and manages High Availability and Disaster Recovery. 

  • Experience working closely with auditors and related compliance initiatives (SOX, PCI, etc.). 

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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