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Lead Database Administrator-Manager(Onsite)

Netsmart Technologies

Netsmart Technologies

Overland Park, KS, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Looking to add a Lead DBA to the Netsmart Cloud team! Looking for an innovative and passionate associate to join our team.


  • Develop and lead implementation of database monitoring, operational processes and procedures/standards that will continually improve the operation of the whole environment.

  • Lead and develop best practices for troubleshooting and resolving database infrastructure problems, using native monitoring and third-party tools.

  • Conduct advanced analysis of index and statistics needs and provide recommendations on improvements needed to Sr. Leadership.

  • Collaborate with technical teams on the appropriate database design for Engineers database-related solutions for various projects and operational needs

  • Design secure solutions and create implementation and support models for Cloud and Hybrid technologies.

  • Set strategy and expectations for ETL (extract, transform, load) best practices in the creation of the database

  • Mentors and coaches less experienced associates on best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • At least 5 years of Postgres server management, build, configuration and support work experience.

  • 3 years experience with cloud services (AWS, Microsoft Azure)

  • In-depth knowledge of IT standards, concepts, best practices, and procedures—relies on knowledge, experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for purposes of communicating with non-technical and technical teams and Sr. Executive Leaders.

  • Ability to provide technical leadership and guide a team of engineers.

  • Excellent organizational, project management abilities, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Code writing skills in one or more of the following languages: T-SQL, Python, Ansible, Powershell.


  • Cloud or DBA Certifications

  • IT Security Certification

Netsmart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All employment decisions at Netsmart, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion and transfer, are based on performance, qualifications, abilities, education and experience. Netsmart does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Netsmart desires to provide a healthy and safe workplace and, as a government contractor, Netsmart is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal law. Pursuant to Netsmart policy, all post-offer candidates are required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, including a drug screen, which is provided at Netsmart’s sole expense. In the event a candidate tests positive for a controlled substance, Netsmart will rescind the offer of employment unless the individual can provide proof of valid prescription to Netsmart’s third party screening provider.

All applicants for employment must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Netsmart does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position.