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Lead Database Administrator-(Onsite)

Netsmart Technologies

Netsmart Technologies

Overland Park, KS, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Responsible for providing operational database services including owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests.


  • Candidates with AWS experience strongly preferred.

  • Perform database administration and configuration for SQL Server.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve database infrastructure problems, using native monitoring and third-party tools.

  • Tune and optimize T-SQL code. Make well-thought-out decisions on the most complex or ambiguous database code issues.

  • Conduct advanced analysis of index and statistics needs.

  • Manage backups, restores and recovery models.

  • Configure, manage, and recommend High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options.

  • Communicate and coordinate with several teams of engineers from operations, support, engineering, networking and security.

  • Act as a source of direction, training and guidance for less experienced associates.

  • Build automation and helper scripts to streamline database tasks.

  • This position may require availability outside of standard business hours as part of a rotational on-call schedule


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • At least 3 years of SQL server management, build, configuration and support work experience.

  • 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 Software and System Engineering teams.

  • Ability to take initiative & manage multiple detailed tasks in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

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


  • Certification in one or more commercial database systems such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDO or Cassandra.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a software related discipline

  • Experience with cloud services (AWS, Microsoft Azure)

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.

If you are located in a state which grants you the right to receive information on salary range, pay scale, description of benefits or other compensation for this position, please contact myHR@ntst.com to request the details to which you may be legally entitled.

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