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SR Associate IS DBA ATO

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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    134694109
Amgen

Job ID: R-116694
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US

Database / Storage Senior Associate

Amgen is seeking a senior associate database administrator in Thousand Oaks, CA reporting to a Senior Manager of Information Systems!! This role is in support of Infrastructure Operations and will have the main responsibility for all activities related to Database administration in a 247 regulated environment at a Subject Matter Expert (SME) Level.

The Infrastructure Operations team is the global enterprise administration group that leads physical and virtual hosting including private and public cloud hosting options, operating systems, databases, middleware, storage, and backup. The primary database technologies supported by this group are MS-SQL and Oracle and will expand to include other technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL etc. The incumbent will learn and become SMEs on new database technologies as well as basic storage administration activities.

Responsibilities

  • Database administration responsibilities include installation, upgrades and optimization, access control administration, backup/recovery, disaster recovery support, development and test environment support, documentation, recommend infrastructure and methodologies improvements
  • Review/approve application and database design decisions to ensure that application solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, reliability upon deployment
  • Co-ordinate database administration functions for development, test and production environments
  • Investigate and resolve technical database issues. Participate in rotational 247 On-Call Support and assist/lead Root Cause Analysis reviews when applicable
  • Function as a technical project leader for less experienced personnel on a portfolio of databases, including installations and upgrades of DBMS software, backup/recovery strategies and high availability configurations
  • Guide and plan implementation & configuration of Database software related services to support business requirements (OLTP, decision support, standby DB, replication) while keeping database security regulations, policies, and standard methodologies in mind
  • Define logical attributes and data inter-relationships and design data structures to accommodate database implementation, storage, maintenance and accessibility to improve performance
  • Develop and document standards, procedures, and work instructions that increase efficiency for operations
  • Perform vital security patch implementations to ensure ongoing database security
  • Understand basic NAS storage operation, commands such as snapshot creation, restoration and be able to perform more advanced storage operations with guidance such as provisioning a new volume


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree

OR

Associate's degree and 4 years of Information Systems and Database Administration experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Information Systems and Database Administration experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Database Certifications and experience with Oracle and/or MS-SQL including RAC and Always on Availability technologies
  • Experience managing and administering Oracle Database and related services & monitoring systems
  • Previous experience leveraging various toolsets for Database Administration, Performance, Reporting and monitoring
  • Scripting and ITIL experience and managing regulated systems (preferably in Pharma sector)
  • Understanding of operating system tools for performance and troubleshooting purposes
  • Solid understanding of NAS/SAN storage, Clustering and HA configurations
  • Good data-driven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven experience as part of a high-performance team
  • Skill in persuasion and negotiation

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.





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Posted: 2021-04-22 Expires: 2021-05-24

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