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Epic Operational Database Administrator (ODBA

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Leidos

Maywood, IL 60153
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Job Description:

We are looking for an Epic Operational Database Administrator (ODBA) that is eager to join our team as a full time employee!

This position is located in Maywood, IL.

The primary responsibility of the Epic ODBA is to install and administer our operational database (ODB) environments as well as performing environment setup and configuration, proactive monitoring, and maintenance.

  • Creating and managing the ODB environments that serve production, reporting, disaster recovery, training, and non-production needs
  • Installing and maintaining the administrative and monitoring tools necessary for high levels of availability and performance of your Epic system
  • Understanding performance metrics, monitoring system performance, and troubleshooting issues
  • Managing the logins for different types of access, including login behavior and working environment configuration
  • Applying Caché and Epic upgrades and updates to production and non-production environments
  • Configuring and maintaining environment copies according to the environment strategy
  • Responding to emergency and after-hours issues
  • Engaging in capacity planning exercises to ensure adequate system resources
  • Collaborating with your technical teams and Epic to ensure proactive support
  • Writing and maintaining scripts to improve system management tasks
  • Participating in your change control process for all planned application and technical activities
  • Maintaining and testing processes related to business continuity
  • Following vendor and Epic best practices for hardware and software configuration

Key competencies
  • Strong Unix skills using the command-line prompt, including navigating directory structures and file manipulation
  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of relevant experience. Four years additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
  • Understanding of operating system concepts such as user and group ownership and file permissions, file system/volume group configuration, etc.
  • Knowledge of a command Shell (Korn, POSIX, Bourne, or C), plus languages and utilities such as awk, sed, and Perl

Preferred skills:
  • Administrator experience Unix and Linux OS
  • Data Courier

Training and certification
  • Epic Operational Database Administrator Certification (Current NVTs)
  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of relevant experience. Four years additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information visit our website.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to (see below) .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

Reference: 745203493