Job Number: 20013415

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 6-17-2017

Job Title: Sr Engr, DB Administration

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What Database Administration contributes to Cardinal Health

Database Administration is responsible for operational support, managing system health, resource management and enforcing technology standards for physical databases on specific database technologies in the production environment.

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform database troubleshooting of various types of issues, including performance, stability, and operational.
  • Models/implements preventative and proactive monitoring in the database environment and provide it to application teams.
  • Collaborates with projects teams and assists with design, execution, and implementation of projects requiring database deliverables.
  • Develops capacity forecasts based on utilization of the database environment, including storage.
  • Assists with the creation, implementation, and enforcement of enterprise standards around database technologies.


  • Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years experience in related field preferred
  • Extensive DB2 knowledge a must. MySQL, Oracle and SQL a plus
  • Experience with external cloud setup a plus
  • Ability to perform advanced troubleshooting for issue resolution preferred
  • Has knowledge of and experience with more advanced DB concepts like backup and recovery, monitoring, performance tuning preferred
  • Has strong operations background preferred
  • Able to perform capacity forecasting preferred
  • Strong background in performance and process improvement preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering