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Database Administrator Manager in Knoxville, Tennessee, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

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Job Description


This position is responsible for the management of database administrator and systems. This position interfaces with all teams across the corporate structure in matters that relate to the installation, configuration and maintenance of data base servers for the enterprise network. They oversee the development and implementation of database security policies and procedures. They insure mitigation of vulnerabilities. The oversee server configurations to support enterprise-wide communications between local and remote data management and web servers. They have a working knowledge of the systems their team supports and can serve as technical leadership for their team. Performs administrative duties in relationship to the management of their direct reports.


  • Ideal candidate is one that is hands-on 50% of the time, leading people 40%, vision 10%
  • Manage personnel and processes related to Installs, configures and maintains data management servers and related software including Oracle, SQLServer, and Kronos.
  • Manage team in relationship to disaster recovery and high availability.
  • Manage Scrum meetings, sprint boards and assist with operational intake prioritization
  • Participate in Change Advisory Board meetings
  • Monitors and tunes servers for optimum performance.
  • Manage both physical and virtual database environments
  • Maintains system security and develops procedures for the creation, update and removal of user accounts. Lead in the development and maintains a network based security structure to secure data for the authorized system users, both local and remote.
  • Evaluates data management security vulnerabilities and develops associated risk mitigation plans.
  • Provides technical leadership to User Support and applications development as necessary to remedy problems with desktop and server configurations.
  • Lead technical staff offshore resources


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or engineering;
  • Experience in database and application administration.
  • Experience with Oracle or SQLServer required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work with and manage without authority a variety of personality types; Experience working with senior managers.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical problems and provide solutions.
  • Experience handling business and personal confidential information
  • Team oriented with the ability to work independently with minimal direction/supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) the ability to bridge communications between technical and non-technical communities required.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing complex project schedules, managing risk registry, and preparing meaningful status reports required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an orientation towards professionalism and customer service.
  • Possess a high aptitude for learning with the ability to quickly adapt to new technologies.
  • Experience in coordinating simultaneous assignments, following work priorities, meeting project deadlines, and coordinating personal work schedule.
  • Occasional work in the evenings/weekends and participation in on-call rotation that includes accessibility by mobile phone.
  • Experience with traditional VLDB and virtualization
  • Experience working with offshore resources is a plus
  • Experience with open source platforms, cloud implementation, big data is a plus
  • Minimal Travel

The above information on this description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


  • Supervises a staff of database administrators
  • Provides guidance to on an offshore resources as required


  • Duties performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (25 pounds or less);
  • Prolonged sitting;
  • Prolonged work on a computer/PC.

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.


Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.