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DBA Manager at Guidewire

DBA Manager

Guidewire Chicago, IL (On Site) Full-Time

The Manager, Database Administration is responsible for the day-to-day governance and performance management of the DBA's and systems under the management of the Guidewire Cloud Operations team. This role will assist in developing and implementing the strategic direction; managing the database systems by implementing policies and procedure for ensuring the security and integrity of the databases. This position will promote a customer care and service management philosophy that ensures customer satisfaction. Candidate ExpectationsManage DBAs supporting Oracle, MS SQL, PostgreSQL and MySQL Server Databases running in AWS.To be responsible for the setup, patching, debugging, upgrading and installation of databases and tool sets. Documents and maintains consistent and current patches across test development and production environments.Contribute to data recovery, maintenance, data integrity, and space requirements for physical database being met through formulations and monitoring of policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management.Audit the current environments, provides capacity planning and best practices for the future production/development/test environments, which may include establishing new standards and procedures.Manage the Jira ticket queue and measure and promote efficiency in the processing and completion of tickets.


Develop strategies to maintain and support all databases with a goal to maximize availability and uptime.Maintain and improve best practices and standardize processes across the database team.Identify opportunities for operational efficiency through innovation and integration.Manage and contribute to data migration projectsAnalyze and evaluate systems for consolidation, optimization, or operational efficiency.Co-manage the team and help them to achieve high levels of operational excellence.Author SOPs, configuration specifications and related technical documentation.Experience10

  • years' experience in Managing Database Platforms (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL)2
  • years in a team leadership role with multiple reportsWorking technical experience with multiple database products Knowledge and experience in Shell, Python and/or PL/SQL programmingEducationBachelor's degree in Information Systems from four-year college or university or significant relevant experienceThe US base salary range for this full-time position is $125000- $238000
  • bonus
  • equity
  • benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.About GuidewireGuidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 450 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000
  • successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.Disability Accommodations and Guidewire's Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to
    (650) 356-4940
    or [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to DBA Manager. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call
    (650) 356-4940
    or e-mail [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to DBA Manager to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.PDN-9835556c-d0b6-41db-9c2c-4cd0636794c9
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