Sr Database Administrator

  • Type: Perm Placement
  • Job #33901

iMethods is seeking a Senior DBA for a healthcare client in the St. Augustine, FL area.  This is a full time position and will require relocation.  Also to note, previous experience with Allscripts is highly preferred. 

Job Description Details


Provides oversight for the maintenance, development and deployment of information processes stemming from various SQL Datasets. Serves as point of contact systems interface. Provides support and training for end users as necessary. Responsible for all design aspects of database-related technologies and projects for both on-premise and cloud-based implementations as well ask upgrades to existing enterprise based systems.

Education / Training

Degree/Diploma Obtained Program of Study

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Preferred: Degree with a strong emphasis in Computer Sciences

Skills and Abilities: Must be able to work independently or in a group as necessary. Computer knowledge and data processing experience required. Must be capable of working independently to solve Information Systems problems. Must have a basic working knowledge of the Clinical Systems within Information Systems. Must have a basic working knowledge of the Financial Systems within Information Systems. Must have a basic working knowledge of all non-HIS Clinical Systems within Information



Experience Requirements

Min Experience Type of Experience

  • 7 years DBA experience, supporting large-scale production systems and providing technical expertise
  • Experience with SQL Server Always On 2014 and 2016
  • Proficient in the following RDBMS: SQL Server 2012 – 2016(expert), Oracle 11g and 12c (basic)
  • Proficient in the MSSQL Services: SSRS (expert), SSIS(basic), SSAS(basic)
  • Working knowledge of AIX
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory


  • Additional Information: Sufficient experience to demonstrate high degree of understanding of computer concepts including HL7
  • and .Net programming; must be proficient in hardware and software concepts; sufficient experience to demonstrate successful
  • interaction with individuals of various computer experiences.
  • Allscripts Inpatient and other applications experience preferred (SFM, PFM, EPSI and Sunrise Suite)


Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage configuration of database servers including installation and configuration of the operating system and underlying
  • hardware.
  • Install and configure relevant network components to ensure database access, consistency and integrity.
  • Monitor, optimize and report on system performance with the database, including stored procedures execution time, implement
  • efficiency improvements, index tuning, disk utilization and optimization.
  • Design, document, and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving.
  • Administer security and disaster recovery databases, including back-up, recovery, security audits, database health checks and
  • disaster recovery testing and planning.
  • Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems and environments.
  • Work incident tickets including problem isolation, analysis, root cause, and solution implementation.
  • Determine database structural requirements by analyzing client operations, applications, and programming; reviewing objectives
  • with clients; evaluating current systems.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards.
  • Install and test upgrades and patches for the database servers and the database management tools in all environments
  • Train all Jr. DBAs in best practices in database maintenance and performance optimization.


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