Senior Associate IS Engineer: Database & Storage Admin

Amgen Inc. West Greenwich , RI 02817

Posted 2 months ago

We are seeking a Senior IS Engineer based out of our Louisville Data Center, reporting to the Senior Manager of Information Systems. This role is in support of Infrastructure Operations, having the primary responsibility for all activities related to Database & Storage administration for our Rhode Island Manufacturing DC - 24x7 regulated environment.

The Infrastructure Operations team is the global enterprise administration group that manages physical and virtual hosting, including private and public cloud hosting options - operating systems, databases, middleware, storage, and backup. The primary database technologies supported by this group are MS-SQL and Oracle and will expand to include other technologies such as Hana, NOSQL, PostgreSQL etc. The primary NetApp & Dell Storage technologies supported by this group are NAS & SAN.

Responsibilities

  • Database administration responsibilities include installation, upgrades and optimization, access control administration, backup/recovery, disaster recovery support, development and test environment support, documentation, recommend infrastructure and methodologies improvements.

  • Storage responsibilities will include the support of Enterprise NAS/SAN storage infrastructure that requires 24x7 uptime

  • Review/approve application and database design decisions to ensure that application solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, reliability upon deployment

  • Co-ordinate database administration functions for development, test and production environments

  • Investigate and resolve technical database issues. Participate in rotational 24x7 On-Call Support and assist/lead Root Cause Analysis reviews when applicable

  • Function as a technical project leader for less experienced personnel on a portfolio of databases, including installations and upgrades of DBMS software, backup/recovery strategies and high availability configurations

  • Guide and plan implementation & configuration of Database software related services to support business requirements (OLTP, decision support, standby DB, replication) while keeping database security regulations, policies, and best practices in mind

  • Define logical attributes and data inter-relationships and design data structures to accommodate database implementation, storage, maintenance and accessibility to enhance performance

  • Develop and document standards, procedures, and work instructions that increase productivity for operations

  • Perform necessary security patch implementations to ensure ongoing database security

  • Good understanding of NAS storage operations, commands such as snapshot creation, restoration and be able to perform more advanced storage operations with guidance such as provisioning a new volume

  • Travel: Domestic and international travel up to 15% may be required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's degree and 2 years of Information Systems and Database Administration experience
  • OR Bachelor's degree and 3 years of Information Systems and Database Administration experience
  • OR Associates degree and 6 years of Information Systems and Database Administration experience
  • OR High school diploma/GED and 8 years of Information Systems and Database Administration experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Database Certifications and experience with Oracle and/or MS-SQL including RAC and Always on Availability technologies

  • Experience with Enterprise Storage, preferably NetApp & Dell Technologies, including Data Migration tools

  • Experience managing and administering Oracle Database and related services & monitoring systems

  • Previous experience leveraging various toolsets for Database Administration, Performance, Reporting and monitoring

  • Scripting and ITIL experience and managing regulated systems (preferably in Pharma sector)

  • Understanding of operating system tools for performance and troubleshooting issues

  • Working knowledge on NAS/SAN storage, Clustering and HA configurations

  • Good data-driven problem solving and analytical skills

  • Proven experience as part of a high-performance team

  • Skill in persuasion and negotiation

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.

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