Oracle/MySQL Database Administrator

Job Description

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Job Description

Get To Know The Team:

SS&C Technologies operates thousands of applications, many of which maintain their state in a relational database. As a database administrator, you will use your relational database skills to maintain the computer systems that run the world's financial system.

Why You Will Love It Here!
  • Flexibility : Hybrid Work Model & a Business Casual Dress Code, including jeans
  • Your Future: 401k Matching Program, Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible Personal/Vacation Time Off, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays
  • Your Wellbeing: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Parental Leave
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Committed to Welcoming, Celebrating and Thriving on Diversity
  • Training: Hands-On, Team-Customized, including SS&C University
  • Extra Perks: Discounts on fitness clubs, travel and more!

What You Will Get To Do:
  • Implement schema changes in privileged environments
  • Notice gaps in documentation and fill them
  • Respond to production incidents as part of the on-call rotation
  • Draw on your database experience to identify performance problems and make recommendations
  • Act as an initial contact for support requests and questions, providing initial troubleshooting and triage
  • Establish the database services department's reputation for competence and cooperative spirit within the larger company

What You Will Bring:
  • Deep reservoirs of patience and empathy
  • Experience administering Linux or other Unix servers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong understanding of database fundamentals
  • The courage to state the obvious and the grace to do it politely
  • Experience using infrastructure provisioning and configuration management tools
  • Experience with database monitoring and tuning
  • Experience with Oracle 12c and above including SQL scripting, installation, patching, upgrading, and cloning
  • Experience with container and pluggable databases
  • Proficiency in using SRVCTL and CRSCTL for listeners, adding databases, shutdown/startup
  • A capacity for making architecture recommendations
  • Experience using Oracle metrics and tools (AWR, etc) to make performance recommendations
  • An understanding of query plans
  • Experience using Enterprise Manager
  • A knowledge of RMAN backup and recovery processes
  • Oracle Support experience (SR)
  • ASM disk management

Thank you for your interest in SS&C! To further explore this opportunity, please apply through our careers page on the corporate website at .

Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan. SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Jersey City, NJ: Salary range for the position: 120,000 USD to 145,000 USD. The successful candidate may be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award.