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Senior Development Database Administrator

Engineering, Engineering - Other Job ID 2023-12753 Primary Location: Johnston, Rhode Island 01/19/2023
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This a remote position with required quarterly travel  to headquarters located in Johnston, RI based on business needs. Must be willing to work EST hours. 

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.


Under administrative supervision, the Systems Engineer is responsible for providing design, integration, and management of complex systems, including building, and running Infrastructure & Cloud Services, focused on producing high-quality solutions and improving existing technology systems through orchestration and automation.

The Systems Engineer will be focused on enhancing existing processes and developing and implementing solutions through a variety of technology disciplines.

The Systems Engineer collaborates with infrastructure engineers, software engineers, chapter leads, service and product owners, and other multi-Disciplinary staff based on shared goals and agile practices.

This is a hands-on position that will work side by side with other team members throughout the Infrastructure and Cloud Product and Service Organization. As a member of a cross functional team, the Systems Engineer will be flexible, participate in mutual understanding, and continuously evaluate processes.

Responsibilities Include but not limited to:

  • Provide estimates for work effort for product sprints and service kanban
  • Participate as SME in recommending technology solutions to product team
  • Participate as SME in the maintenance and upgrade tasks for services supported.
  • Participate as SME in resolution of incidents and fulfillment of requests escalated to service

Run – 50%

  • Assist with root cause analysis for problems related to services.
  • Work closely with vendors to ensure delivery on support contracts.
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation

Build – 30%

  • Complete related technical work effort
  • Communicate blockers and requests for help for agile teams

System Reliability – 10%

  • Improve the reliability of high-scale systems, by using automation to improve the process, the environment, and the technology stack.
  • Leverage automation where possible to ease/eliminate manual tasks
  • Transition products and features to the service organization by using automation wherever possible which includes updating systems of record and creating\updating wikis.


6+ years of experience in application support, infrastructure support, database, server administration, information technology, platform services, or another related field.

Technical skills

  • Experience supporting Oracle 19c DB on Windows OS.
  • Experience supporting single instance databases and multi-tenant (CDB and PDB).
  • Experience patching oracle databases.
  • Hands on with PowerShell and batch Scripting with automation
  • Azure DevOps experience
  • Experience working with RMAN for backups and recovery.
  • Good working knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL
  • Database monitoring, performance tuning, and alerting with Oracle Enterprise Manager.
  • Database and system capacity planning.
  • Oracle Data Pump

Additional experience that is strongly preferred:

  • Oracle Golden Gate or Data Guard
  • Operational Support
  • Project-oriented database design and construction
  • Design, development and tuning of stored procedures, packages and data migration routines.
  • Database performance and stress testing.
  • Design and develop effective database solutions based on business needs and application requirements.
  • Agile Mentality
  • CI/CD Deployments knowledge preferrable in Octopus
  • Knowledge in Power BI preferred
  • Postgres knowledge preferred
  • Azure experience preferred

Technical Knowledge

  • System development and project life cycles.
  • A working knowledge of current application development technologies, hardware and network infrastructure, and data requirements for business processes.

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to stay up to date on current technologies and learn both collaboratively and independently.
  • Effective at both verbal and written communication based on the intended audience.
  • Proven Interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to take ownership.
  • Must have a strong work ethic, time management skills, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently or on a team.
  • Ability to coordinate activities with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities with effective results


Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience

The salary range for this position is $97,500 to $140,100. The final salary offer will vary based on geographic location, individual education, skills, and experience.We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

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