Database Administrator

As a Database Administrator at CoverMyMeds, you help create solutions that make our healthcare system work more efficiently and effectively in order to help millions of patients receive their prescription medications every year. You're the expert at creating highly-available databases and planning for scale as we continue to grow. You work with everyone from the technical side to the operations side with endless opportunities to take on responsibility and continue learning.

Our Tech Stack

PostgreSQL, SQL-Server, Puppet, Ansible, Ruby on Rails, Python, PHP, Elixir, Elasticsearch, Capistrano, Redis, Sidekiq, Vagrant, Apache, Pentaho

What You’ll Do

  • Support multiple business units as part of a cross-functional team, contributing to:
    • Database Tooling (creation, deployments, monitoring, automation)
    • Schema alterations
    • Capacity planning
    • Performance analysis
    • Query optimization
  • Partner with development teams during design phases to ensure effective utilization of our databases and sharing of your expertise
  • Monitor the performance of database operations and proactively recommend solutions
  • Maintain our security standards by implementing backup and disaster recovery requirements
  • Implement and improve scripts that facilitate ETL processes
  • Document everything important you do for our data

About You

Technical Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience working with relational databases, experience with Postgres is a plus
  • Proven experience monitoring for potential issues and proactively recommending solutions
  • Some systems level experience, having worked in either Linux or Windows
  • Some experience managing geo-redundant data

Non-technical skills that really set our DBAs up for success:

  • Adaptable to changing priorities and understanding diverse stakeholders’ database needs
  • Experience working closely with developers to advise at the design phase of the SDLC
  • Desire to empathetically share and receive feedback and knowledge to help everyone keep improving 
  • Thrive at working closely with a team to find solutions collaboratively 
  • Able to effectively explain your choices during problem-solving 
  • Great at communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences 

Our company culture is a collection of the unique individuals who represent our mission and values. We are looking for people who are motivated to take on challenges and have a passion for helping others. If you don’t feel you check every box, but have relevant skills that can impact this role, please apply! We can grow together.

For this role, you are able to be 100% Remote, US-Based.

About Us

CoverMyMeds, part of McKesson’s Prescription Technology Solutions, is a fast-growing healthcare technology company. Our mission: Help patients get the medications they need to live healthy lives. Our solutions seamlessly connect the health care network to improve medication access, increasing speed to therapy and reducing prescription abandonment for patients like you and me.

We hire ambitious people and make it a priority to invest in them by providing opportunities to grow their careers and connections within the community. On-site culinary team, flexible hours and paid benefits? Yeah, we have those too. But don’t take our word for it. We’ve been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by Glassdoor, a “Best Company to Work For” by FORTUNE, and our employees have great things to say, too.

CoverMyMeds is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

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