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Supervisor - Database Administration Expeditors
Seattle, WA

Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.

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About Expeditors

Job Description

"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business" -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

* 17,000+ trained professionals
* 300+ locations worldwide
* Fortune 500
* Globally unified systems

Expeditors' data is a key element of Expeditors' customer service and critical to the success of the company. Databases enable Expeditors' data to be secure and readily available in a performant manner. The Database Administration Supervisor is a leader of a highly skilled technical team that is responsible for developing and supporting Expeditors' Databases through a focus on people, projects, metrics, and culture.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Hire, develop, appraise, challenge, and mentor staff
* Proactively promote the company's cultural attributes and a collaborative atmosphere
* Participate in defining, communicating, and implementing standards and processes
* Oversee team's projects, taking ownership to ensure work is accurately estimated and projects are completed in a timely and cost effective manner
* Utilize metrics to set standards and goals in a collaborative manner
* Develop techniques to encourage staff to utilize metrics as a means to improving productivity
* Work with technical and non-technical stakeholders to understand their needs and priorities while keeping Expeditors' best interests in mind
* Ensure that Expeditors' database systems remain operational and well maintained
* Monitor the level of customer service within the team
* In a professional manner, provide honest input and feedback on work to peers and senior management

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or equivalent 3 to 5 years of experience in a technical role
* 3 to 5 years of experience administering relational databases (DB2, Oracle, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, or Vertica)
* Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen and communicate effectively
* Ability to communicate technical information both verbally and in writing to technical, non-technical, and senior management staff
* Proven leadership skills and background
* An understanding of project management and a proven record of execution
* Experience in developing and implementing processes and procedures
* Organizational skills to manage multiple tasks to completion simultaneously
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

* Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
* Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
* Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
* 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan
* Training and Personnel Development Program
* Position is full time - 40 hour work week

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About Expeditors

Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.

10001 employees

1015 3rd avenue

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