Database Administrator

Location: Rosemont, IL or Cedar Rapids, IA
Salary: tbd
Published: April 23, 2020

The Role

The Database Administrator will act as the primary advocate of the use of data with associated methodologies, processes, and best practices. The Database Administrator will achieve this by focusing on all aspects of data including data governance, data management, data quality, data/database design and implementation, and database performance.

  • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialized role
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end users information needs and views
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required



Your Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, computer science, information systems, computer engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five or more (5+ years) of Life Insurance industry experience.
  • Five or more (5+ years) of Database Administration experience.
  • Five or more (5+ years) of Data Architectural experience.

Your Skills

  • Proven working experience as a Database administrator
  • Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding
  • Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third party tools
  • Familiarity with programming languages API
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong familiarity with applicable data privacy practices, regulations, and laws.

About Lincoln Benefit Life

Lincoln Benefit Life is a specialist U.S. life insurance company. Our mission is to build a substantial, diversified and lasting life insurance company. Our focus is providing excellent policyholder service and delivering sustainable financial results within a well-controlled risk framework.

Lincoln Benefit Life, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a long-standing leader in the financial services industry. Founded in 1938, LBL built its reputation on solid life insurance and annuity product offerings, backed by high standards of customer service.



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