Database Administrator (Remote)

Title: Database Administrator

Location: Columbus, OH


McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. McKesson Health Solutions delivers industry-leading clinical evidence and expert technology to help payers and providers collaborate for better healthcare outcomes at lower costs. Our solutions reduce unnecessary healthcare utilization while improving outcomes; operationalize complex volume- and value-based payment models; and optimize billing communication between providers, patients and payers. Our solutions are in more than four out of five payers in the country; more than 3,900 hospitals and facilities use our InterQual® evidence-based decision support criteria; and our RelayHealth® financial solutions are used to automate 1.9 billion financial transactions each year.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Position Description:
Implement and maintain database architectures and strategies to ensure performance, availability, integrity and security of company databases. Monitor and improve database performance and capacity utilization to provide high database availability and redundancy. Plan and execute future expansion requirements including the installation and testing of DBMS upgrades and patches when needed. Deploy security measures to safeguard all internal databases.
Performance Tuning


Minimum Requirements
4+ years experience in database administration

3 years experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator in an enterprise environment

Critical Skills
Qualified candidates must possess proven experience in design, analysis, development, enhancement, automation, tuning and optimizing databases for high availability, performance and security

Experience in the administration and support of MS SQL Server Management Studio (SQL 2005/2008/2012/2014 preferred) in production, testing and development environments required. Extensive operational experience implementing and maintaining multiple relational databases including backup and recovery procedures, replication and clustering also required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required with the ability to communicate effectively to a diverse group of IT professionals. Candidates must possess strong analytical, organizational and time management skills as well as the ability to take initiative in a goal-oriented environment to meet tight deadline.
Experience with T-SQL as well as development of SQL scripts, stored procedures, functions and views is required.


Desired Skills:
Experience in the support of database access from .NET based windows, web and web services applications in a multi-tier environment is highly desired. Experience with other MS SQL products such as Reporting Services, Analysis Services, Integration Services is preferred. Familiarity with Visual Studio 2005/2008 as well as experience with Windows 2003/2008 is ideal. Experience with managing and maintaining SharePoint platforms is desired. Related Microsoft Certifications are a plus

4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements
General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.

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