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Intern - Infrastructure Database Administration

Job Description

Looking for a chance to do meaningful work that touches millions? Come join the hardest working, nonprofit health plan in California and help us shape the future of health care. Blue Shield of California’s Mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality care at an affordable price. Blue Shield is focused on improving health care delivery by working closely with providers and making it more accessible, affordable and customer-centric. Being a mission-driven organization means we do much more than serve our 4 million members: we were the first health plan in the nation to limit our annual net income to 2 percent of revenue and return the difference to our customers and the community, and since 2005 we have contributed more than $325 million to the Blue Shield of California Foundation to improve community health and end domestic violence. We also believe that a healthier California begins with our employees, so we provide them with resources to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle through our award-winning wellness program, Wellvolution.

We're hiring smart thinkers and doers who want to work for a leader and innovator in the challenging, ever-changing healthcare space. Come and help us make health care better for everyone.

Job Requirements

Our 10-week Summer Internship Program is an ideal way for both undergrad and graduate students to gain real-life work experience while learning what a career at Blue Shield of California can offer. Interns work on real-world projects and initiatives while being immersed in all aspects of our business. From interacting with senior leadership to visiting a neighborhood health clinic, interns will build a better understanding of the diversity and complexities of working in the dynamic world of health insurance.


Reporting to the Director of Database Administration, the role of the Intern DBA is critical to the success of Blue Shield of California and the _Infrastructure Database Administration department in realizing its goals and objectives. This individual will play a key role as part of the Database Administration team in delivering and collaborating on all aspects of Database Administration, including monitoring back up and recovery, performance tuning, and database user management. The Database Administration Intern role will also provide scripting, database administration automation, and documentation. Specifically, the Database Administration Intern role will be accountable for:
•Share Point Enhancement
•Automation of routine tasks
•Shell Scripting
•Monitoring Alert response and correction under supervision
•Database Administration task under supervision

•Minimum of 2 years of College level courses in Computer Science, Information System, (or relevant) experience required

Candidate Profile and Requirements:
•Experience providing database administration course work required; Practical experience preferred:
oSQL Server

•Experience scripting; course work required; Practical experience preferred:
oKorn, Bash, Powershell
oLunix or Unix Experience
oWindows OS

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Entry Level, Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1800154
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Intern - Infrastructure Database Administration

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