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Anthem, Inc. Database Administrator Sr in Virginia Beach, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Responsible for the full range of database development, support activities and detailed analysis.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops database designs based on business requirements.

  • Reviews and revises database designs and ensures that all technical and business requirements are met.

  • Builds database structures based on detailed design.

  • Performs database testing to ensure performance is met and compare with expected results.

  • Provides support during the system implementation and production.

  • Suggests new features, coding techniques and reference material. Identifies gaps in scripts and procedures. suggests options for implementation of features.

  • Provides 24x7 production and non-production DBA on-call support.


The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and Anthem approves - a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 5 years experience in information systems and/or database administration or related disciplines; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DBMS performance management and monitoring tools strongly preferred.

  • Experience in utilizing DBMS system management tools and implementation of new features and functionality strongly preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft IIS, .NET, SQL Server Technologies.;

  • Experience and solid understanding of various Cloud engineering practices.;

  • Experience translating Cloud requirements and experience with Cloud design solutions;

  • Azure SQL Server database admin with Azure compute services (virtual machines, images , serverless technologies );

  • Understanding cloud enterprise design patterns and a strong experience in industry best practices, attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and solid knowledge base.;

  • Experience with SQL Server 2016,2019;

  • Experience with SSIS and SSRS;

  • Hands On experience with Azure Cloud technologies/Platform

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a 'sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions. Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions. Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.