Sr Mgr, 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.

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Sr Mgr, Database Administrator


Sr. Manager Responsible for physical databases on specific database technologies; designs and implements back-up, recovery, archiving and conversion strategies. Performs required database administration activities including installation, configuration, and tuning. Mentors junior level DBAs, creates and maintains standards for DBA activities. Ensures adequate database capacity.


  • Manages and maintains data in all production and non-production databases and replication servers.
  • Manages database distribution, security and access requirements. Designs and develops logical and physical layers of various databases. Handles testing, reporting, back-up and restores.
  • Provides technical assistance and mentoring to staff for developing conceptual and logical database design and the physical database.
  • Utilizes logical model to ensure efficient and reliable database performance. Tunes and performs maintenance and other routine tasks related to databases.
  • Acts as a liaison to Development, Architecture, Risk and Audit.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or military experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in Previous database administration experience with multiple database platforms
  • At least 5 years of experience in Production and Development DB Administration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Database Certifications (Oracle, Teradata, SQL Server, DB2)
  • 10 + years of experience in Previous database administration experience with multiple database platforms
  • 10 + years of experience in Production and Development DB Administration

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified 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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