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Sr Database Administrator Job

Date: Nov 26, 2020

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

Senior Database Administrator, Database Engineering & Operations


As a member of the Database Engineering and Operations team, Database Administrator will design, build, maintain and support databases solutions at on-promise and AWS. We are looking for you, if you have passion to work in agile environment and experience in supporting variety of relational database solutions including Oracle, SQL Server.



  • Database administration including database design, software installations, database creations and upgrades, replication, backup and recovery, scripting, performance monitoring.
  • Setup and monitor DR and Data Guard solutions to reduce the recovery time at the standby site to minimize data loss in case of a disaster. This includes maintaining database service levels and availability goals; database monitoring.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database issues related to connectivity, integrity, performance, blocking and deadlocks, replication, profile, data guard, backup & recovery, security and log shipping
  • Automate DBA related tasks and jobs using shell scripts.
  • Conduct hands-on troubleshooting, problem analysis and resolution.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple work streams across different projects and business units.
  • Work in a very Agile environment with customer-centric philosophy, a drive to go above and beyond the norm to fully resolve issues.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to provide 7x24 support to production environments.


Job Requirements:

  • 7+ years of database administration.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar major is required.
  • 5+ years of professional experience managing Oracle databases.
  • 2+ years of experience managing SQL Server databases.
  • Strong performance tuning, backup & recovery (RMAN and logical backups), security, upgrades and Data guard.
  • Strong Oracle Database knowledge and hands on experience in terms of planning, installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting issues in version 12c, 18c and 19c.
  • Strong shell scripting skills.
  • Experience with various tools like OEM, SQL developer etc.
  • Willingness to learn MySQL, PostgreSQL, AWS services likes RDS, Redshift
  • Excellent ability to document current requirements and enhance existing processes throughout our infrastructure.
  • Nice to have experience in managing SAP databases on Oracle and HANA

please note that we are unable to sponsor visas for this opening

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester