Database Administrator


Database Administrator


Our AWS DBA will support multiple database technologies in the AWS Cloud

The selected Candidate will:

  • Install, configure, clone, maintain (upgrade and patch), and monitor databases
  • Create, edit, troubleshoot, debug stored procedures
  • Proactively recommend best database configuration practices to match performance and availability requirements established by CGI and our client
  • Manage, support and maintain database technology and infrastructure, adhering to architectural guidelines and policies
  • Automate recurring or redundant database tasks using scripts
  • Provide technical expertise and hands-on support in consolidation and migration of databases to new hardware and platforms
  • Provide the implementation of databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, and disaster recovery solutions
  • Perform analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of escalated issues
  • Evaluate and research new database features, versions, and technologies
  • Document database standards, guidelines, and best practices
  • Work closely with Senior DBA, product development, project support, and technical operations to ensure delivery of database services within performance targets
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of DBA tools to improve the effectiveness of tasks such as performance monitoring and tuning, recovery, and database change management processing
  • Work with application development teams to tune SQLs for efficiency.
  • Monitor production applications for performance and recommend improvements.
  • Work with application development teams to backup and restore test data.
  • Perform test data creation by de-identifying PII/PHI from production.
  • Participate in design/code reviews to recommend the design efficiency
  • Flexible to support after hours database activities


  • 1+ years database administration experience with Terabyte size databases in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redshift preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to solve systems, data, and database environment issues
  • Experience with configuration, load balancing, backup/recovery, sizing and space management, SQL tuning, and diagnostics
  • Outstanding troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently, establish priorities, meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and good work ethic

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: December 21, 2021
Application Deadline: January 21, 2022