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Database Administrator III

Kansas City, MO 64141

Posted: 10/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Job Category: Database Technologies Job Number: 12936

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a Database Administrator III to join our team.


  • Provides and applies technical strategies in the designing, implementing, administering, maintaining and performance tuning database systems and related technologies.
  • Provides technical consultation for enterprise and application project teams.
  • Participate with members to identify and clarify strategy, address gaps, define and execute related policy/procedures and pursue improvement opportunities.
  • Work independently with minimal guidance and assistance with the technology supported.
  • Day to day support and maintenance of assigned databases, including:
    • Ensuring recoverability via backups or other solutions 
    • Ensuring high availability for business users
    • Maintaining a strong security profile with patching, updates and audit logs
    • Administering and documenting user accounts and maintaining authentication controls
    • Monitoring capacity and growth and licenses
    • Day to day customer service for assigned databases, including:
    • Assisting users and resolving problems
    • Proactively reviewing and researching for problems
    • Assisting application teams in resolving performance problems
  • Support of projects, including:
    • Routine support tasks as assigned
    • Design assistance and consulting including identification and documentation of design concerns related to performance, security, auditability, availability and recoverability
    • Management of test and other non-production databases for the projects
    • Performance, capacity, recovery and other testing


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field.
  • 4-6 years of database administration experience
  • Understand and consider standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to database development and administration.
  • Work knowledge of multiple database applications, programming languages and/or system environments.
  • Work knowledge of business goals, corporate IT standards, strategy and service level agreements.
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical.
  • Establishes cooperative relationships with departments.
  • Effective project team member, at times assuming leadership role for the project.
  • Searches for and identifies alternative and/or innovative solutions to technical problems.
  • Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Exercises sound judgment when making decisions.
  • Quickly adapts to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Looking for an Exadata specialist.
  • Ability to patch Exadata machines.


Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Krystal Dozier

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