Database Administrator

Overland Park, Kansas, United States

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WellSky is seeking an experienced DBA to join our team.  You will have impact on the users of our solutions, mainly doctors, nurses, and others on the front lines of healthcare and community services.  Your hard work will touch the lives of real people and families navigating life and death issues with the support of our solutions.   We seek to build purpose-driven teams where comradery and compassion are coupled with a dogged pursuit of excellence.   

A day in the life?  

You will be responsible for:   

  • Troubleshooting performance, stability and availability issues in a high volume and highly transactional database environment.
  • Building, designing, documenting and deploying database objects based on best practices and industry standards
  • Working with development teams to perform regular DB code reviews for quality and performance improvements and provide technical guidance
  • Working with product support and services team to support their database needs on a day-to-day basis
  • Performing routine and regular database maintenance operations and providing 24/7 on call support rotation 

Do you have what it takes?  

Required Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, preferred majors are Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Information Systems/Decision Sciences, Mathematics, Sciences, or other STEM related majors. 
  • At least 3 years hands-on experience with SQL Server including design, programming, support and administration of OLTP, DW and Reporting databases
  • At least 3 years hands-on experience monitoring and tuning multi-tenant database in high availability and high-volume web-based environments 
  • At least 3 years hands-on operational experience with strong understanding of database structures, data modeling, database schema design, database administration, principles and practices 
  • At least 2 years DB experience in Azure environments

Do you stand above the rest? 

Preferred Experience: 

  • Healthcare Industry experience 
  • Experience working with Windows server including Active Directory
  • Experience developing application with .Net technologies



About WellSky

WellSky is a leading supplier of software and services solutions that help acute, post-acute, and human service providers improve efficiency, support business growth, and provide intelligent care to patients and people in need. WellSky is headquartered in Overland Park, KS with 1,800 teammates across the U.S. and Canada WellSky serves more than 20,000 client sites around the world - including the largest hospital systems, blood banks and labs, in-home care agencies, post-acute care facilities, government agencies, and human services organizations. WellSky's software and services address the continuum of health and social care - helping businesses, organizations, and communities solve touch challenges, improve collaboration for growth, and achieve better outcomes through predictive insights that only WellSky solutions can provide. Informed by 40 years of providing software and expertise, WellSky anticipates providers' needs and innovates relentlessly to help people thrive. Our purpose is to empower care heroes with technology for good, so that together, we can realize care's potential and maintain a healthy, flourishing world.

We're looking for talented individuals who want to use their skills to build a strong, technology-driven company. We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, a new Health Savings Account with a generous employer contribution and a casual and fun environment that encourages quality, creativity and excellence. Enjoy all we have to offer. We invite you to join us. Apply today!

As of December 8, 2021, as a condition of employment, all US-based employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

WellSky provides equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. WellSky is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

Applicants for U.S. based positions with WellSky must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. 

Job perks/benefits: Health care Startup environment
Job region(s): North America
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