Operational DBA

  • Location: Overland Park, KS
  • Type: Perm Placement
  • Job #33775

iMethods is currently seeking an Operational DBA for a large healthcare system in the Kansas City Metro area. This is a full-time position and will require relocation to the area.

Daily tasks will involve keeping the database running. The candidate will need experience supporting production databases (they have 600 of them)


  • Competent in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills.
  • Coaches and mentor new associates.
  • Assists with Environment planning and management.
  • Participates in installations, tests, and implementations of system hardware, software, maintenance releases, and utilities.
  • Participates in timely resolution of all Epic technical related questions, analysis, problems, incidents, requests, and on-call.
  • Monitors database alerts, replication, resource utilization, and system integrity.
  • Analyzes database failures and identifies corrective action.
  • Analyzes system performance to ensure it is meeting availability and performance objectives.
  • Audits application, database, operating system, and HA logs.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field OR equivalency of 8 years of experience in a SQL production environment or Epic Intersystem Cache Database server (Open to seeing someone with 5-8 year’s experience)
  • Experience with SQL 2012, SQL 2014 and SQL 2016 in a production environment, or Epic Intersystem Cache Database server


  • Experience in hospital or Healthcare environment, Epic EMR experience highly preferred
  • Database Administration experience such as SQL or Intersystem Cache Database server
  • Experience with AIX/Unix/Linux and Windows server platform
  • Experience with SQL Always On technologies
  • Experience writing T-SQL stored procedures
  • SQL Business Intelligence, SQL Analysis Services, SQL Reporting or Integration Services SAP Business Objects
  • Familiarity with Data-warehousing concepts
  • Epic Chronicles
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Certification on SQL server or Cache database technologies

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