Staff Database Administration

Category: Technology
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Job ID: IRC129371
Posted Date: August 11, 2017


E*TRADE is a leading financial services company and a pioneer in the online brokerage industry. Having executed the first-ever electronic trade by an individual investor more than 30 years ago, the company has long been at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering easy-to-use solutions for individual investors and stock participants. Founded on the principle of innovation and determined to level the playing field for individual investors, E*TRADE delivers digital platforms, tools, and professional assistance to help investors and traders meet their near-and long-term investing goals. The Company provides these services both online and through its network of customer service representatives and financial consultants – over the phone at two national branches and in-person at 30 E*TRADE branches.


Provide 24x7x365 operational, and related infrastructure and administration services for mission-critical databases in a fast-paced environment for brokerage, banking, and related financial and other business/enterprise applications. This is a Staff DBA with primary solid skills in supporting a mixed database environment. This position will report to Database Administration Manager within the Data Services Infrastructure Group, and will require strong team interaction with Data Services staff/peers, other engineering and operations group members within the IT organization, as well as with application and business development teams.

This is a 2pm -12pm Shift Sunday -Wednesday

* Provide database administration and management with Linux and Windows platforms/environments/tools (including operational and monitoring features).

● Monitor the daily performance of production and development environments.

● Provide a support on any kind of Infrastructure changes affecting the database environments.

● Perform operational aspects of high availability (clustering and related, including replication) solutions, and database security related concepts and designs (SOX compliance), are essential.



● 2-4 years of experience with Linux/Unix

● Willingness to work in Database Operations Shift rotations in a 24*7 environment, and expected to handle day to day database operational as well as preventive measures responsibilities.

● Shell scripting, Perl, Java, Python, .NET a plus.


● 1-2 years as a DBA with major responsibilities in a large/challenging database environment.

● Hands on operational experience with SAP Sybase ASE 15.7 on UNIX and Linux, Oracle 11G on Linux, or MS SQL Server 2012.

● Prior experience in a real-time transaction processing (preferably financial brokerage/banking and/or ecommerce) industry is highly desirable.


● BS or MS in Computer Science or related field highly desirable.

● DB related Certifications and Training or equivalent experience is a plus.


We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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