Database Administrator III

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


The Database Administrator III (DBA) is a key resource in providing technical leadership and support on all the stages of database architecture, implementation and database-related operational support.


  • Installation and configuration of new databases instances when necessary, and conducting upgrades and patch applications when appropriate
  • Design, implement and maintain database security based on company policy, best practices and any regulatory requirements
  • Provide solutions to development teams when proposed architecture does not comply with architectural, performance or security guidelines
  • Resolve database performance issues using all available tools and take corrective actions when necessary
  • Work with the development teams to ensure a solid understanding of the application and database requirements exist and configure database structures and parameters accordingly
  • Communicate to business customers, technical teams and management in a consistent manner making complex technical issues and solutions clear, simple and understandable
  • Possess overall understanding of IT architecture, infrastructure standards, database platforms and programming languages and tools
  • Go-to technical resource as it relates to database physical data storage, maintenance and security
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Data Management philosophies and apply them to existing and to-be architectures
  • Ability to produce clear documentation around reoccurring processes
  • Forward thinking, proactive approach to monitoring all databases
  • Ability to provide accurate resource and capacity planning
  • Manage backup and disaster recovery plans for all databases



  • 3-5+ years of experience in database administration in a clustered/high-availability environment
  • SQL Server 2014 or above Database Administration and Management
  • Proven track record managing multiple database instances simultaneously
  • Experience administering mission-critical transactional and decision support databases required
  • Experience with SQL Server High Availability technologies
  • Experience with SSIS and other ETL application support
  • Experience with setup and maintenance of SQL Server transactional and snapshot replication
  • Provide after-hours support when necessary
  • Computer-related degree or equivalent work experience


  • SQL Server 2014 Database Administration and Management
  • MCDBA certification
  • SSAS and SSRS administration experience
  • Experience in managing Windows servers a plus
  • Experience in working cohesively with Enterprise Infrastructure teams
  • Experience with utilizing database snapshots as a backup / restore strategy
  • Familiarity with data warehouse architectures
  • Familiarity with data encryption technologies 


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More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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