Senior Database Administrator

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Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/10/2020 10:29 PM)
Requisition ID
Software Development




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver worldclass outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The primary purpose of this role is to install, design, implement, upgrade, and optimize the performance of databases required to operate Allscripts' software solutions.


  • Estimates effort for self and agree on schedules with Project Manager
  • Creates and maintains appropriate documentation (Database, Architecture, etc.)
  • Analyzes and diagnoses problems reported to the help desk, escalate support issues
  • Discusses issues/requirements with client
  • Works with the development teams in the data modelling and database design of product and efficient SQL for fast application performance
  • Effectively supports Sales, BSG and Professional Services
  • Researches and identifies third party tools / software that improves development process
  • Installs and configures database system software plus third-party system tools, applications and products
  • Performance Optimization
  • Performance monitoring, measurement and capacity planning of Production Software solutions, recommending changes to Allscripts products and standardized System configurations
  • Implements, periodically tests and reviews appropriate data access and security measures, including access control, audit, backup/restore and system rebuild & recovery processes
  • Implements and continuously improves the database infrastructure environment. Provides fast and value-added services to the development organization
  • Participates in the process of ensuring that identified Business Continuity measures are implemented, documented and regularly tested to enable continue operations of systems identified as requiring such protection in accordance with the corporate Disaster Recovery program
  • Stays current with the DB technology. Performs software upgrades and new software installation both pro-actively and in response to requests from users of systems, including any necessary patches to database systems and applications to ensure continuing stable and secure operation
  • Provides an ad-hoc support service to users of all computer systems, troubleshooting and resolving database problems
  • Carries out prescribed programs of computer system performance management and capacity planning for systems as designated by Management to ensure the necessary system capacity and performance is available as required
  • Pro-actively seeks and acquires technical training, vocational training and market and product awareness such that skills remain current, relevant and valued within Allscripts
  • Accurately estimates effort for self and agrees schedules with manager
  • Liaise with manager; keeps manager informed of progress
  • Trains, coaches, and mentors junior team members
  • Helps recruit to build the organization with the right talent


Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  •  Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree or relevant database experience


  •  4 - 8 years of relevant experience

Travel Requirements:

  •  None

Working Arrangements:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a competitive total rewards package, including holidays, vacation, and medical, disability and life insurance.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No job applicant or employee shall receive less favorable treatment or be disadvantaged because of their gender, marital or family status, color, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age; nor be subject to less favorable treatment or be disadvantaged on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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