Associate Technical Architect – DataBase Administrator – Remote

Job Responsibilities : Associate Technical Architect – DataBase Administrator – Remote

Salary : $121000 per year

Company : (part of Walgreens Boots Alliance)

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : High School

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Job Summary
We are currently seeking an associate architect to manage multiple database platforms including MS SQL Server Synapse and CosmosDB in Azure cloud and on-prem to join our Data Solution and Engineering (DBA) team as a full employee. The individual will work with project team to design implement and support the databases for the applications. The responsibilities includes installation configuration upgrade administration security access control monitoring maintenance improving database performance etc. The candidate will be expected to work closely with management architect and other teams within the company throughout the development process and application lifecycle of both internally developed and vendor supported applications.
Job Responsibilities
  • Participates in the creation of design documents that ensure consistency in development across the IT organization.
  • Supports the decision-making processes related to the selection of IT architecture solutions.
  • Serves as a technical resource to software development engineering.
  • Participates in implementing and improving core software infrastructure.
  • Interacts with internal and external peers and/or managers to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned activities.
  • Resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur.
  • Participates in performing systems and applications performance characterization and trade-off studies through analysis and simulation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veterans

About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines and providing accessible high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations digital platforms and health and beauty products.

Including equity method investments WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries employs more than 450000 people and has more than 21000 stores.

WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities a healthy planet an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.

WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company Walgreen Co. has been named to the list.

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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience in an IT engineering role OR High school / GED and at least 5 years of experience in an IT engineering role.
  • At least 2 years of experience in server side or client side technologies.
  • Experience in domain-specific architecture concepts emerging technologies. (Design patterns frameworks Java based solutions mobile OR Infrastructure Administration OR Data Sciences).
  • Experience working with matrix teams including teams in different time zones.
  • Experience creating and promoting guiding development principles and influencing development teams business users and management in adoption of technical solutions.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree with at least 5 years of IT work experience or demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.
  • 5+ years of hands on database administration experience with managing SQL Server Synapse CosmosDB preferably in a large-scale infrastructure environment. Experience in database management is a plus.
  • Hands on experience with Windows /SQL HA technologies (Always On clustering mirroring log shipping etc.).
  • Experience with SQL Server Replication design and configuration is plus.
  • Hands-on experience working with development teams to tune and redesign SQL code to improve performance.
  • Familiarity with database and data security requirements.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and conceptual skills with demonstrated experience documenting and working through issues as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to manage customer expectations.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities.
  • Able to consistently contribute effort leadership and creative thinking to solving complex and significant problems in a collaborative fashion.

An employee in this position can expect a salary/hourly rate between $71175 and $181920 plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan if applicable will depend on experience seniority geographic locations and other factors permitted by law. To review benefits please click here .

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