AWS Cloud Database Administrator

Full Time


    • Database
    • MySQL
    • Architect
    • Developer
    • Linux
    • Unix
    • IT
    • SQL
    • Performance
    • Computer

    Job Description

    AWS Cloud Database Administrator (Job Number: 2308127 )

    As a Penske Database Administrator, you will manage, maintain, and optimize relational databases hosted on AWS, including MySQL, Postgres, and Greenplum.

    In addition to advanced knowledge of relational databases, candidates must have advanced knowledge of Postgres, MySQL, and Aurora RDS. It would be a plus if the candidate possessed the following:
    • AWS (Cloud) experience or certifications (Solutions Architect Associate, Developer Associate, or SysOps Admin Associate)
    • Experience Linux/Unix shell scripting
    • Experience working with relational Databases
    • Experience working with Time-series Databases is a plus
    • Experience in Geospatial is a plus

    This position can sit out of our corporate headquarters in Reading, PA or our IT Center in Tampa, FL.

    Penske Responsibilities:
    • Be the primary contact and lead database support associate for multiple critical applications and processes, resolving customer issues in a timely manner.
    • Design databases and monitor/support database performance across multiple platforms.
    • Perform database backups and set up/support recovery efforts.
    • Migrate and upgrade databases as necessary.
    • Ensure and enforce database security.
    • Support application deployments and regular disaster recovery tests..
    • Review database schema design and create objects per appropriate design requirements.
    • Document and communicate database standards and best practices.
    • Participate in regular capacity planning and contribute to the overall database roadmap.
    • Adhere to Penske's change management practices ensuring database software license agreements
    • Help with SQL query tuning and Triaging application performance issues.
    • Perform root cause analysis of issues and communicate to appropriate stakeholders.
    • Assign projects and review deliverables from onshore and offshore junior DBAs.
    • Provide constructive input to department management regarding team members assigned to the project
    • AWS Cloud skills
    • RDS/Aurora PostgreSQL
    • Aurora Global Databases
    • Aurora Blue-Green Deployments
    • Backup/Restore - RDS Snapshots / Cloning / Point-in-Time recovery
    • CICD Process - BitBucket / Flyway Deployment
    • HA for Multi-Availability Zone
    • Monitoring/Observability - Performance Insights and Cloud Watch
    • Cloud Formation - Automation: Installation, Configuration
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent years of software development experience required
    • 5 years of hands-on DBA experience, including database design and implementation required
    • AWS certification is a huge plus
    • 3 Years of Postgres experience, Familiar with PostgreSQL Table Partitioning
    • 5 years of Experience working with database technologies such as Oracle (12c and up)/MySQL/AWS RDS/Postgres required
    • 3 years of Experience in data modeling and profiling
    • Experience building and supporting databases on-premise and cloud for physical and virtual environments.
    • Strong Experience in independently configuring and supporting multiple enterprise-wide complex databases
    • Strong Experience in managing 24 by 7 schedules with set SLAs.
    • Strong Experience in database performance tuning, clustering, capacity planning, automated backup/recovery, and disaster recovery procedures.
    • Knowledge of supporting data warehouses, data marts, and operation data store architecture and solutions.
    • Understanding of networking concepts applicable to database support and monitoring.
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects and assignments simultaneously in a cross-functional team environment
    • Solid written and oral communication skills; ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
    • Ability to work independently and direct work to other team members.
    • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
    • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit a background investigation (including past employment, education, and criminal history), and drug screening are required.

    Physical Requirements:
    -The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    -The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
    -While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
    -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    About Penske Truck Leasing

    Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

    Work Locations :
    100 Gundy Drive 100 Gundy Drive
    Reading, PA 19607

    Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

    Job : Information Technology

    Penske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit): : PTL.Database Administrator I

    Req ID: 2308127