What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon Connect, we guide a connected world on the go.

We’re in it to win it. Today we’re the #1 global provider of fleet management solutions for both enterprise and small/medium businesses. Our consumer products, like Hum, create a more connected ride with vehicle diagnostics, emergency assistance, and WiFi. And to top it off, our partnerships with major car manufacturers help us care for more drivers with our connected technologies.

As a top 20 SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

What you’ll be doing...

We are looking to hire an outstanding individual to join our team to manage the database team. You will build and run the database platforms that deliver Telematics services to all of its customers around the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for administration of databases (Cassandra, Oracle, other databases as required ) related to Telematics Services. Provide database architecture and design solutions.
  • Managing the DBA resources and mentoring DBAs including but not limited to Automation, Database Setup, Configuration, upgrading/Patching, Monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Drive the team to build the automation needs for databases, implementing best practices for DR, Backups, Measurement and optimization of system performance.
  • Capacity planning and forecast management.
  • Participate in new technology/feature evaluation, design and development of highly scalable distributed databases.
  • Overall accountability for performance tuning & troubleshooting including leading and coordinating troubleshooting efforts as needed.
  • Manage and support Security Audit Reporting and provide input and recommendations as required.

What we’re looking for...

What we’re looking for...

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Managing all aspects of database functions (Cassandra, Oracle ) to meet the support requirements of application development and infrastructure teams.
  • The candidate will drive R&D strategy as it relates to database management and working closely with the Engineering, QA, and Ops teams.
  • Position will establish and utilize effective policies and procedures for the definition, management, protection, and efficient utilization of systems and databases.
  • Solid background in building large infrastructure support of high transaction volumes in a mission critical environment
  • Exceptional experience administering large database platforms.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively across multiple business and technical teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, tight deadline delivery environment
  • Aptitude to independently learn new technologies
  • Can demonstrate history of solving complex problems across multiple modules.
  • 5+ years of managing databases in a high volume of customer-facing environment.
  • 5+ years management experience overseeing DBA teams.

Keywords: VZConnect

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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