Urgent need of Database Administrator-AWS Cloud with State of MD position -Remote

    • Depends on Experience

    • Accepts corp to corp applications, Contract: Independent, W2, 12 Month(s)

    • No Travel Required


  • Aurora
  • Data Migration
  • Database
  • Database Administration
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Systems
  • MongoDB
  • Postgres
  • SQL
  • SQL Server

Job Description

Hi Team,

Please find the below JD and share the suitable profiles:

Title : Database Administrator

Location : Linthicum, MD(Remote)

Ensuring the availability, performance, security, and integrity of databases, including
Aurora Postgres, SQL Server RDS, Self-Managed SQL Server, and MongoDB
Database Administration: Manage and administer the AWS-based databases,
including Aurora Postgres, SQL Server RDS, Self-Managed SQL Server, and
MongoDB, ensuring high availability and data integrity.
Performance Optimization: Monitor and tune the performance of databases to
maintain optimal efficiency and responsiveness, addressing performance bottlenecks
Backup and Recovery: Implement and oversee database backup and recovery
strategies, ensuring data is protected and can be restored as needed.
Database Security: Implement and enforce security measures, access controls, and
encryption protocols to protect sensitive data stored in the databases.
Database Upgrades and Patching: Plan and execute database upgrades and patching,
staying current with the latest releases and security fixes.
Disaster Recovery: Develop and maintain disaster recovery plans for the databases,
including failover and replication mechanisms.
Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution: Identify and resolve database-related issues,
working closely with development teams and other stakeholders to troubleshoot and
resolve problems. Data Migration: Assist with database migration efforts, ensuring smooth data transfer
and minimal downtime during migrations.
Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of database configurations,
procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
Automation: Identify opportunities for automation in database administration tasks
and develop scripts or tools to streamline repetitive processes.
Cloud Best Practices: Stay informed about AWS cloud best practices and
recommendations, implementing these practices in database management.
Compliance and Auditing: Ensure that databases adhere to regulatory compliance
standards and participate in audits as needed.
Education Qualification:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer
Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or
technical discipline.
General Experience:
At least ten (10) years of experience as a Senior Database Administrator, managing
diverse databases in an AWS cloud environment.
Expertise in administering Aurora Postgres, SQL Server RDS, Self-Managed SQL
Server, and MongoDB databases.
Strong understanding of database performance tuning, backup and recovery, and
security best practices.
Familiarity with AWS cloud services, IAM roles, and security groups for database
Experience with database migration tools and techniques.
Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills to address database-related
Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with
cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
AWS certifications, such as AWS Certified Database - Specialty or AWS Certified
Solutions Architect, are advantageous.