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Senior Database Administrator with NoSql experience
Plano, TX

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Job Description

Purpose of JobGuides and facilitates teams in the delivery of technical solutions. Independently performs complex work assignments and problem resolution across systems, processes, and channels. Participates in the analysis, design, modeling, development, implementation and maintenance of databases on a variety of information technology platforms.

Job Requirements


USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level. In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.


Our most important qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.

We are over 5,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.

See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:

USAA Information Technology: A Realistic Preview

* Manages multiple initiatives of significant scope and complexity.
* Provides insight and guides management on project related issues.
* Ensures business continuity by developing and implementing highly available database systems and database recovery plans and procedures.
* Liaises with database software vendors and external technical support on issues.
* Drives continuous database improvement initiatives to increase efficiency, availability, and productivity.
* Acquires and applies advanced knowledge of database design and management including modeling, creation and maintenance of the most difficult and critical databases and database objects to serve as a resource to team members on escalated issues of an unusual nature.
* Applies extensive knowledge and demonstrated proficiency with database tools and utilities and at least one DBMS platform, as well as expert SQL and database performance tuning skills.

Minimum Experience:

* Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
* 6+ years relevant database design or administration and/or systems/development life cycle experience
* Advanced knowledge of technical programming languages and/or database design or database management systems

Preferred Experience:

* 2+ years of working experience using Linux
* 1+ years of working experience programming, with a preference for Java, Python, and/or shell scripting
* 1+ years of experience administering NoSQL databases, with a preference for Cassandra, Redis, MongoDB, and/or Couchbase
* Experience working with Agile/iterative project methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban, preferably with experience using Agile project management tools such as JIRA


* USAA DBA's create innovative solutions that impact our members. Collectively, we are:
* Curious and excited by new ideas
* Energized by a fast-paced environment
* Able to understand and translate business needs into leading-edge technology
* Comfortable working as part of a connected team, but self-motivated
* Community-focused, dependable and committee
* Exceptionally detail-oriented

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

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