CVS Health Senior Database Admin Analyst in Scottsdale, Arizona

Job Description

As a SQL Server Database Administrator, Advisor, you will provide physical database support for SQL Server databases, ensuring the integrity and availability of the database. You are responsible for monitoring, analysis, and performance tuning at both the system and application levels.

As part of the SQL Database Administration team, you will work with a team who is responsible for critical Tier-1 and Tier 2 systems that utilize high availability solutions, including clustering, database monitoring, Always On, log shipping, and database replication features. You will help to ensure that all solutions of application and business issues are secure, compliant, and adhere to the minimum security baselines set forth by CVS Health.

You will utilize your knowledge and experience with security, backup,recovery, and archiving to made recommendations regarding process improvements for logical and physical data structures. You will forecast long-range requirements for database administration, while documenting the database environment and support processes.

The primary location for this position is in Scottsdale AZ. This position can also be located out of our Cumberland, RI or Solon, Ohio offices.

-You will participate in a 24/7 on-call support rotation.

-Additional responsibilities of the Database Administrator – SQL

Server include:

-Installing and configuring database software for production, test, and development environments.

-Designing, developing, implementing, and providing operation support of database security.

-Writing T-SQL stored procedures, triggers, and scripts to manage, maintain, and provide reporting on vital database activities.

-Developing and running SQL Server Reporting Services and SQL Server Integration Services.

-Building and implementing database backup and recovery strategies.

-Preparing disaster recovery (DR) documentation and participating in DR activities to ensure database recovery at the DR site is within set Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO).

Required Qualifications

-5+ years’ experience working as a SQL Server Database Administrator, including experience at the design, operational, and system levels.

Preferred Qualifications

-Healthcare experience

-Windows and Microsoft Office knowledge

-Strong written and verbal communication

-Strong attention to detail

  • Experience with MS SQL Server including:

-MS SQL Server 2012 and working knowledge of MS SQL Server 2014

-MS SQL Server Management Studio,SQL Profiler, SSIS ,Reporting Services,Clustering,Always On

-Experience with database administration including:

-Programming with T-SQL

-Performance tuning

-Design and implementation of SQL Server Disaster Recovery to meet defined business objectives

-Implementation and support of high availability features including Clustering, Always On, Database Mirroring, and Replication

-Experience tuning complex database systems for production systems at the application, database, and system levels.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.

Business Overview

CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at

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