Database Administrator

West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Database Administrator

Job Description

We are passionate about data! As a Database Administrator at Capital One, you'll be responsible for administration of procedures and practices regarding data access and upkeep for a specific database technology. This includes working with project teams to determine changes needed to both the database and models, and then implementing those changes. Our DBA's support ongoing project efforts and day-to-day support activities for the department. If you seek a new challenge in a dynamic company that offers a competitive compensation plan and industry leading benefits, apply today!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain data in all production and non-production databases and replication servers. Maintain security database; generate reports, queries and documentation. Work with project teams to identify database changes needed.
  • Manage database elements, including creation, alteration, deletion and copying of schemas, databases, tables, views, indexes, stored procedures, triggers and declarative integrity constraints.
  • Set up access privileges to databases. Create and maintain user profiles for database access, including login and password. Perform backup and recovery, configure database parameters, and prototype designs against logical data models.
  • Monitor database and replication servers for resource utilization. Handle testing, reporting, backup/restore. Manage database distribution, security and access requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business or Information Systems or Computer Science or military experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in Database Administration on a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
  • At least 2 years of experience in Cloud implementation
  • At least 2 years of experience with MongoDB, or at least 2 years of experience with Cassandra, or at least 2 years of experience with PostgreSQL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certification
  • Data Modeling experience
  • 2 + years of experience working in an Agile project methodology
  • 2 + years of experience with Database administration in AWS environment.

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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