Senior Aurora Postgresql Database Administrator

Kemper Corp. Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 4 weeks ago


Alpharetta GA, Birmingham AL, Chicago IL, Dallas TX, Jacksonville FL


Kemper is one of the nation's leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper's products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.

Kemper is seeking a Lead-level DBA with experience in new technologies, such as Auroa PostgreSQL, Oracle, Dynamo, AWS RDS knowledge of Snowflake.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, patch, Migrate, Maintain and upgrade oracle database to Open source Database platforms Databases like Aurora PostgreSQL , Maria DB ,Dynamo, AWS RDS ,Knowledge of Snowflake and AWS Day to Day operation on S3,EC2 .. etc

  • Knowledge of Oracle, SQL Server and DB2 is Plus.

  • At least one migration from oracle to aurora Postgre database end to end implementation entire is must .

  • Proactively monitor production databases for Performance and Stability.

  • 3+ years' experience designing, executing, and supporting Cloud solutions for Databases

  • Participate in on-call production support on a rotation basis.

  • Provide DBA support for Enterprise Releases Deployments and Projects.

  • Provide technical guidance to software developers, Architecture team in data modeling and performance optimization techniques.

  • Automate administrative tasks using scripting languages and utilities.

  • Follow established standards and for any gap create standards and implement

  • Document new processes and procedures when appropriate. Promptly create Incident Reports to build/update Knowledge Base.

  • Demonstrated experience knowledge of with Amazon Web Services environments, including RDS, S3, EMR, SQS, and SNS.

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience deploying and supporting databases in the Cloud (AWS)

  • Optional and Interest to Learn

  • Perform Administrative tasks like but not limited to, DDL creation, user creation, account level parameter changes etc within Snowflake Database

Position Qualifications

  • Over 10+ years of experience using in Databases
  • PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL, Mongo, Dynamo, AWS RDS, and Knowledge of Snowflake.
  • At least 2+ Years of hands on experience on PostgreSQL ,Dynamo ,AWS Aurora ,AWS Elasticsearch and AWS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or Information Systems or an equivalent.

  • Experience setting up and managing PostgreSQL on AWS RDS and AWS EC2 Virtual Server

  • Hands-on experience managing databases both in private Data Centers as well as on the AWS cloud.

  • Strong understanding and experience Administering and Optimizing TB databases on Linux systems.

  • Database Migration tools like AWS Migration and Customer migration strategy

  • Familiarity with Database Monitoring & debugging tools.

  • Advanced experience writing scripts using Shell and/or Ansible

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to multitask and work independently on projects.

  • Ability to effectively communicate, prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure environments.

  • Excellent communication and attention to detail skills, with an eagerness to provide outstanding Customer service to both internal and external clients.

  • Ability to extract insight from large datasets.

  • Experience automating, scripting, and streamlining processes for efficiency and accuracy.


  • A professional that demonstrates empathy by listening to understand a client's unique emotions and situations, in order to communicate in a clear, honest and genuine way.
  • A team member who collaborates to get things done by leveraging their own and reaching other's unique talents.
  • A team member who eagerly adapts to meet the changing needs of our Customers .

Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.

Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.


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Senior Aurora Postgresql Database Administrator

Kemper Corp.