Database Administrator – Remote

Location United States Req ID #391

At NCCI, we’re looking for a Database Administrator that will help implement and maintain our enterprise databases while working closely with our Application Development teams to provide solutions to satisfy business needs.

We currently have two (2) openings and are seeking candidates strong in eitherMariaDB or SQL Server. Additional skills and experience with MongoDB or Oracle would be beneficial.

These positions may be staffed at either the Database Administrator or Sr Database Administrator level based on the selected candidate’s related experience.

This position is available to work remotely within the U.S.


As a Database Administrator, you’ll work on all database-related activities, including software installation, configuration, securing, database creation, monitoring of system health and performance for reliability, performance, and accessibility. In addition, you’ll:

  • Write proactive scripts, stored procedures, and jobs to ensure the databases are running efficiently, support backup/recovery procedures, maintenance, and integrity
  • Perform yearly patching of software to stay current and close vulnerabilities
  • Advise, educate, and work with application developers tuning SQL queries, reviewing database configurations, and troubleshooting
  • Implement physical database designs and migrate database changes through various environments and into production
  • Create and test backup/recovery plans, ensuring databases are recoverable from disaster situations
  • Document and maintain database standards, policies, and procedures for effective operation, access, and control of DBMS environments


  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience
  • 6+ years of experience in Database Administration, including multiple DBMS
  • Experience in MariaDB Enterprise Edition and/or SQL Server required
  • Experience in MongoDB or Oracle beneficial
  • Strong Linux skills, including troubleshooting and programming (Shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of:
    • Configuration, installation, patching, and upgrades of database software
    • Database performance tuning, backup, and recovery
    • Risk assessment techniques
    1. Ability to develop policies and procedures related to database management
    2. Familiarity with CIS benchmarks for databases and implementation of best security practices
    3. Results-driven with the ability to multi-task and manage a variety of projects
    4. Ability to work in a 24x7 database support environment as required


    Within our DBA team, our employees have a well-rounded skillset that maintain our success in the maintenance and utilization of a variety of databases, software, tools, and resources. Having experience with the below is preferred, but not required:

    • MariaDB MaxScale, Galera Cluster, ColumnStore, Severalnines ClusterControl
    • MongoDB database knowledge, replica set configurations, PMM, NoSQL Booster
    • Oracle, RMAN, Enterprise Manager
    • SQL Server, PowerBI, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, PowerShell
    • Qlik Replication software familiarity
    • DBArtisan, Aqua Data Studio, HeidiSQL
    • DataDomain
    • VMware, vRA, Linux containers and virtualization (Docker), Kubernetes, Git
    • AWA scheduling software
    • Knowledge of High Availability options for supported database software


    • Competitive starting salary with a targeted annual performance bonus
    • Wonderful team of dynamic people to work with who are fun, caring, and friendly
    • Fantastic benefits package
    • Phenomenal work environment with perks including an onsite café and coffee shop, employee activities, fitness center, and sports leagues

    Zach Wierzba 
    Sr Talent Acquisition Specialist


    NCCI Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities to our employees (for example, in hiring, promotions, training) and to all job applicants, and to maintain a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, marital and veteran status, gender, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants for employment.

    We require a drug screen and background check. Smoke Free environment.

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