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Manager, Database Platform

Company: Delta Dental of Michigan
Location: Okemos
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

This is a remote position.Delta Dental of Michigan may be required to comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and orders regarding COVID-19 workplace safety protocols. This includes compliance with any applicable federal, state, or local COVID-19 vaccination, masking, social distancing, and/or other workplace safety guidance.If and/or when such COVID-19 workplace safety laws, regulations, or orders become effective, Delta Dental of Michigan reserves the right to require all employees, as a term and condition of employment, to comply with such requirements. This may include adherence to workplace safety measures such as masking or social distancing, or to provide proof of vaccination, become vaccinated, or obtain approved medical or religious accommodation in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, or orders.Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana is a leader in dental benefits, plus so much more.We improve oral health through benefit plans, advocacy and community support, and our corporate giving builds healthy, smart, vibrant and inclusive communities. We devote our time, talents and financial resources to improve oral and overall health, and we invest in initiatives that support youth, education, workforce and economic development.We are a force for good-part of the reason why employees find working at Delta Dental fulfilling.Delta Dental companies nationwide comprise the Delta Dental Plans Association, which provides coverage to more than 80 million Americans and operates two of the nation's largest networks of participating dentists.For more, visitwww.deltadentalmi.comandhttps://vibrantcommunities.com, and apply online atwww.deltadentalmi.com/careers.Job Summary:Accountable for the delivery and support of the enterprise database platform. Leads a team of database administrators and test data engineers delivering a robust, enterprise data platform to enable enterprise applications.Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads team of test data engineers and database administrators, reviews estimates, prioritizes work, establishes training and technical path, builds collaborative environment.
    • Executes the vision of the enterprise data platform strategy, builds and maintains database and test data platform center of excellence.
      • Manages the continual evaluation and improvement of the data platform. Works closely with the business product owners and architects to create and support the next-generation data platform.
        • Balances the expectations of various stakeholders during the development lifecycle. Works closely with appropriate project managers and customers to understand the current and future application demands.
          • Manages on-call rotation of support teams and is the escalation point of contact for all database platform related incidents.
            • Provides general staff support including reviews, training plans, goal setting, compensation review and disciplinary actions as required.
              • Manages vendor relationships and collaboration with business partners.
                • Provides input to the budget planning process and monitors actual expenditure activity versus planned expenditures and reports on variances found.
                  • Interviews, hires, trains, develops and coaches staff to meet or exceed performance expectationsPerform other related assigned duties as necessary to complete the Primary Job Responsibilities as described above.Requirements:Position requires a bachelor's degree with coursework in computer science, information systems, analytics or related field and a minimum of seven years' related work experience in database administration and data architecture with two or more of the following database management systems: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MySQL, or MongoDB with at least two years' of team development or leadership. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.Position requires experience with cloud database architecture; ability to evaluate and approve architecture and design decisions for data platform; proficiency with backup and recovery software products and concepts; experience with high availability solutions for database systems; requires advanced leadership skills; ability to analyze and resolve complex problems; use independent judgment and communicate effectively with internal and external contacts.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Delta Dental of Michigan, Lansing , Manager, Database Platform, Executive , Okemos, Michigan

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