Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Database Administrator

Job Locations US-Remote-United States
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/17/2024 9:31 AM)
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Exciting Future Job Opportunities at TISTA: Database Administrator


NOTE: We are not currently hiring for this position but will be soon. In anticipation of us hiring for this role, feel free to apply and we will keep your resume in our database.


At TISTA, we are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of technology to develop innovative solutions. Our team is comprised of passionate, talented professionals who are committed to making a meaningful impact.


Why you’ll love working at TISTA:

  • Comprehensive Benefits: Paid Life Insurance, Short-term & Long-term Disability, 401K Match, health, dental, vision, an Employee Assistance Program, Military Leave, and more!
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: Remote Working Options
  • Professional Growth: Tuition Reimbursement Training/Certification opportunities
  • Inclusive Culture: Thrive in a vibrant, inclusive company culture that values collaboration, diversity, and work-life balance.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot complex database issues and collaborate with development staff to aid in application-level troubleshooting.
  • Experience and understanding of AWS and database management
  • Proficient with ETL, SQL, PostgreSQL, DB2 and Oracle in a 24x7 production environment
  • Experience with AWS services like RDS, Aurora, and others to optimize databases within the cloud
  • Expert knowledge of DBMS and admin tools, performance, and monitoring tools
  • Partner with multiple internal and external teams to design, develop, and deliver scalable solutions
  • Hands on experience with Big Data activities of acquisition, ingestion, transformation, and data quality
  • Experience with PL-SQL package implementation and troubleshooting
  • Proven track record of administering Oracle, DB2 in Unix/Linux/Solaris environments
  • Experience with Unix Shell scripting, Perl, Python, or other scripting languages
  • Maintain current patching levels for DBMS systems
  • Experience building and supporting a production database infrastructure, including backups, monitoring/alerting, performance metric monitoring
  • Establishes corporate standards for disaster recovery, data retention and database security and monitors industry standards
  • Provides implementation and ongoing support
  • Translates detailed design into physical database structures and performs database testing
  • Builds and supports required database test environments
  • Provides technical expertise and DBMS configuration
  • Provides 24x7 production and non-production DBA on-call support
  • Demonstrates a mastery of cutting-edge technologies to leverage when making strategic decisions

Determines database requirements for projects and ensures that new systems comply with database strategies



  • 5+ years of database administration experience
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with distributive design and implementation of highly scalable streaming data processing platforms
  • Experience in performance analysis and optimization
  • In depth knowledge of AWS database services
  • Experience in ETL and other database technologies
  • Expert business, technical design and database administration knowledge required
  • Strategic thinking and ability to prioritize tasks to meet the business needs required
  • Excellent written, oral and communication skills required
  • Knowledge of industry standard DBA tools and database access methods
  • Proficiency implementing new DBMS features and functionality preferred

Must be eligible to hold a Public Trust government issued security clearance


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