Senior Teradata Database Analyst

Position Description

What we do:

Over twenty years ago, CarMax disrupted the automotive industry and to this day remains the undisputed market leader in a $500B+ industry. With best-in-class information technology, operational excellence, customer satisfaction, and associate engagement, CarMax is well positioned for continued growth.

Position Requirements

Who we are looking for:

The application DBA will focus on database design and the ongoing support and administration of databases for a specific application or applications.

  • You will be an expert at writing and debugging complex SQL and understands the best ways to incorporate database requests into application programs
  • Provide guidance to the analyst community in development of solutions and database designs
  • Conduct performance analysis and tuning using DBQL, index and statistics information
  • Review table designs and code for improvements
  • Provide guidance for database and client upgrade coordination
  • Provide guidance to Operational DBA on daily maintenance functions
  • Work with Data Architect and Operational DBA to develop Security Management structure to align job functions, containers and roles
  • Provide guidance to EDW/BI Analysts in development of solutions and database designs
  • Participate in developing EDW/BI roadmaps
  • End user training (Teradata SQL and platform training)
  • Design Teradata purge and archive strategy
  • Provide guidance on Big Data solutions (Hadoop, MongoDB, Aster)
  • On-call activities to support Operational DBA/BI team with large projects or crisis situations

What you need to have:

  • 5 + years of application Teradata database administration required
  • 5 + years' experience supporting a client/server or equivalent application development environment
  • 5+ years' experience in UNIX and MS Windows environments
  • 4-year degree required; IT Course of Study preferred.

If think this is you, let us know and apply! What are you waiting for?

See for yourself on why you should come work here:

Meet Some of CarMax's Employees


IT Manager, Online Platform

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Manager, Web Analytics

Megan manages the Web Analytics team, whose mission is to use data collected on and the company's apps to better understand the customer—and drive what gets built next.

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