sets a Sentry Database Administrator apart is an intellectual
curiosity to develop solutions that make a difference for the
• If it's repeatable, how do we automate it?
• If it's cumbersome for our customers, how to we
fix it and remove roadblocks?
• If there is a database design or performance
issue, how do we solve it to make the data tier better, faster, and
We innovate without compromising the security, reliability, and
durability of our data platforms. We also understand DevOps,
Infrastructure as Code, Desired State Configuration, and how we can
apply these software engineering disciplines to databases.
want to be a part of a team that emphasizes technical depth and
innovation in a way that is challenging and rewarding, let's have a
conversation. This position can be filled as an Associate
Database Administrator, Database Administrator or a Senior Database
Administrator based on the selected candidate’s experience and
WHAT YOU'LL DO
As a DBA at Sentry, you will be able to work with SQL Server,
MongoDB and other database platforms and will play a role in
shaping our cloud and colocation strategies in the future.
Additionally, you will:
WHAT IT TAKES
Partner with Infrastructure, Applications Development, Application
Platform Services, Architecture, and Data Services to provide
solutions as part of Technology and Infrastructure
Administer and support the database platforms utilized by
Perform installations of database software in required
environments, perform systems maintenance of the database platform,
including upgrades and service packs, as well as complete
customizations to the platform required for Sentry standards or
Provide technical assistance and guidance to Applications
Development in the design and debugging of
Investigate potential system performance problems, implement
emergency recovery procedures for application databases as well as
manages the physical storage of data.
Research, evaluate, and recommend database educational material to
peers and management.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. Degree
in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another technical
WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE
• 2+ years of related work experience working
with database design, programming or administration. Specific
job experience as a DBA is helpful, but not strictly required.
• AWS experience is a plus
• Linux experience is a plus
• SQL Server administration is preferred
• Programming or scripting experience is
beneficial. Knowledge of and experience with DevOps concepts
as they apply to database management is beneficial
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a
technical team and the willingness to work as part of an on-call
• Good written and oral communication
We take great pride in making Forbes’ list of America’s Best
Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into
that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction.
At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive
compensation. Below are some
benefits and perks that you’ll receive.
HOW YOU’LL APPLY
Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the
401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on
your first eight
percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen
your financial future.
Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a
Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to
ease taxes on health spending.
Resources to lend a helping
Sentry Foundation gift
matching program to encourage charitable
Continue your education and career development through
If you are interested in joining Sentry’s
team, select the one position that you are most interested in being
considered for and complete your online application details. If you
have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your
email address and password. If this is your first time applying,
you’ll need to create an account. Please complete your
application and upload your resume
All of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various
talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on
our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a
full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to
help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement
Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and
service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to
claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a
rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for
ongoing professional development and
Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We
got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and
protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in
us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual
insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M.
Best, the industry's leading rating
Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on
race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age,
marital status, or sexual orientation.
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