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Database Administration Manager

We are looking for a team oriented DBA Manager based in Auburn Hills, MI, with a can-do attitude to work on diverse and exciting new innovative global projects. Responsibilities you will have in the role are to oversee a team of Database administrators and architects to undertake the full maintenance, development, installation, secruity and utilization of database applications. We are looking for someone who is going to produce high quality solutions within time and budget for our warehouse management systems.


How you will Contribute:

  • Work in an environment of multiple DB platforms and applications.  Design platforms and future solutions.
  • Work with 5 different Application teams for code releases, performance support and uptime on the DB’s.
  • Work closely with Infrastructure Managers, Apps Managers, Development Managers regarding Projects, Architecture, codes releasing and performance matrices. 
  • Oversee the performance of the DBA team support in relation to Analysis & Design, Development, Installation, Dataguard, Database and Application server upgrades, Performance Tuning and Migration skills
  • Written skills required for Performance Evaluation of staff, for reports to Management and numerous other tasks.
  • Perform benchmark comparisons of database systems as needed. 
  • Evaluate and recommend new database technologies
  • Ensure systems maintenance, support, installations, upgrades, performance monitoring and storage administration is carried out, while providing functional guidance and direction to IT and client base
  • Provide systems management oversight to IT and the Business in relation to server applications, systems and operational requirements and how future and current requirements may impact the solutions.
  • Support of PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL, Amazon Redshift, Azure Database for PostgreSQL and other cloud friendly DB technologies

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent experience. 
  • A combination of equivalent professional training and certifications, combined with a minimum of four years related work experience in a position(s) with increasing responsibility and supervisory duties may be accepted.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise under pressure.
  • Previous experience following change management, change control processes and problem management. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment effectively.
  • Experience in at least 2 of the following: Oracle Versions 11g, 12c Progress version 9, 10 and 11. SQL 2017, SAG.
  • Working in environments such as HPUX 11i, RedHat Linux, Windows 2008, 2012, 2016, SQL Developer, Shell Scripting, Oracle 11g, 12c, and 18c
  • Experience in working with programming languages (Python, R, Perl, Java, Bash, PowerShell, for example) for general purpose programming e.g. accessing APIs, automating processes, manipulating data and prediction.
  • Ability to write, present and explain complex concepts to non-technical people with a clear, transparent and open approach to communicating your ideas.



syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon

syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com



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