Bloomington - IL Full Time 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Advance Auto Parts (AAP) is seeking a Sr. DBA Engineer to help with our modernization efforts within the IT Engineering & Operations Organization. This position requires a high-energy, positive attitude and proactive candidate who can work closely with our application development team.

**OPEN TO REMOTE WORK within the US.


  • 8+ years of experience as a DBA
  • 6+ years of experience engineering, administering, and managing relational databases like Postgres and MySQL
  • 4+ years of experience managing RDS on cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Experience developing automated processes on cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, etc)
  • Knowledge of Teffaforms, NewRelic, Confluence, Jira+
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interaction skills with clients

Roles & Responsibilities

  • In-depth knowledge of Cloud architecture and database migration to Cloud
  • Expert in RDS support and DMS Services
  • Expert in handling PostgreSQL Database in Cloud
  • Collaborate with architecture and development teams in providing design recommendations.
  • Define standards for an effective database migration into cloud
  • Create Production and Operations readiness plans and documents
  • Extensive knowledge of the MySQL & PostgreSQL architecture and drive end to end availability, performance monitoring, and capacity planning
  • Active experience in supporting MySQL and SQL Server and Application environments
  • Rewrite and debugging complex code to be compatible with MySQL or PostgreSql
  • Should have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment independently
  • Troubleshooting database performance issues and help to ensure security and compliance across all database systems
  • Day to day administration and Database Maintenance in Cloud
  • Executing database upgrades and Migrations including OnPrem and in Cloud
  • Define and Manage database ACLs
  • Providing on-call support for production database systems
  • Continues improvement and Automating as much as possible
  • Communicate clearly and regularly with project teams and management.
  • Mentor team and build cloud knowledge with-in the team and drive for team success.


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