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Senior Database Administrator

Senior Database Administrator

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United Shore

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As a Senior Database Administrator at United Shore you will work on all phases of our databases from architecture to operations. You will get the opportunity to collaborate with a team of experts to creatively solve challenges around how to manage our data.


  • Perform the installation and configuration of new databases; patch, monitor and upgrade existing databases
  • Design, implement and maintain database security
  • Collaborate with development teams on database architecture best practices
  • Resolve database performance issues
  • Communicate complex technical issues and solutions in a clear, simple and understandable way
  • Write clear documentation around reoccurring processes
  • Provide accurate resource and capacity planning
  • Manage backup and disaster recovery plans for all databases
  • Act as the technical resource as it relates to all things database
  • Provide after-hours support when necessary



  • 5+ years of experience in database administration
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of data management principals
  • Experience administering mission-critical transactional and decision support databases
  • Experience with utilizing database snapshots as a backup / restore strategy
  • Experience with ETL application support
  • Familiarity with data warehouse architectures
  • On-site attendance


  • SQL Server 2012 or higher database administration and management
  • MCDBA certification
  • Exposure to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and NoSQL technologies
  • BS or BA degree in computer science or information technology
  • SSAS and SSRS administration experience
  • Experience in managing Windows servers a plus
  • Familiarity with data encryption technologies


United Shore is a diverse group of over 2,200 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes, and more – all working toward the same goals. We’re a $30 billion and growing, family-owned-and-operated company that still feels like family. We have an award-winning workplace that just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the country, United Wholesale Mortgage. We’re committed to a 40-hour workweek. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your goals.


Here are just a few of the reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Be well here - Salta Direct is our in-house doctor’s office, available to all team members!
  • Work-life balance. Give us 40-hours and the rest is yours.
  • Generous benefits package including health and wellness, community involvement, personal and professional development, and rewards and recognition
  • Free fruit, soft drinks, and coffee
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch, sushi Mondays, and Mediterranean food.
  • State-of-the-art fitness center open 5 a.m.–11 p.m. daily
  • 24/7 convenience store
  • Our very own Starbucks
  • Cool company events that always include a surprise or two
  • Lawn vouchers to concerts at DTE Energy Music Theater


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. United Shore Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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