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Humana Senior Oracle Database Administrator (Work from Home) in Springfield, Missouri



Job Description Summary

Humana is seeking an experience Oracle Database Administrator who is passionate about improving processes and technology that are critical to the operation of our company.

You will be working with a team of experienced Oracle database administrators supporting databases across multiple technologies including AIX and AWS cloud, with opportunities to learn and support other advanced systems such as Oracle Exadata and Delphix. We have a great team that works collaboratively and cohesively to support some of the top technologies available in the industry.

Full Job Description

The Senior Oracle Database Administrator is responsible for supporting large Oracle databases for critical business segments including designing, upgrading, tuning, refreshing, and performing maintenance on Oracle Databases from 12c to 19c and beyond. The Oracle DBA will work collaboratively with our team of DBAs to share knowledge, provide cohesive support to hundreds of databases, and participate in a rotating oncall responsibility. Database Administrators will work closely with account representatives and project managers to plan for maintenance, refreshes of lower environments, and design and implement changes for future states. Strong performance skills are required for this role as well as skills requisite of senior database administrators such as backup and recovery, DataPump, understanding of database architecture and Oracle database objects, and a strong understanding of partitioning. Additionally, we are seeking candidates with some experience in Golden Gate to support a number of Golden Gate implementations.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, designing, developing, and managing enterprise-scale Oracle databases

  • 2 or more years of Golden Gate experience

  • Experience working on AIX

  • Experience working with Database Partitioning

  • Experience upgrading Oracle Database

  • Experience with cloning and refresh technologies such as DataPump export and import

  • Hands-on experience with performance analysis and tuning

  • Ability to support oncall 24x7 as part of a rotation within the team

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Project leadership skills such as developing plans and reporting status to leadership

  • Understanding of Oracle database architecture

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Delphix

  • Experience with Oracle APEX

  • ASM experience

  • RAC experience

  • Container database/Pluggables experience

  • Certifications for database administration

Why Humana?

It's not about what we think is important. It's what matters to you that counts. Humana offers a variety of benefits to promote the best health and well-being of our associates and their families.

You'll experience the following perks as a full-time Humana employee:

Compensation and Financial Security - Our pay philosophy is designed to motivate and reward associates for their skills and contributions to the company. We provide options to help you plan for your future and protect your assets: Competitive base pay, Recognition pay, 401(k) retirement savings plan (125% match for the first 6% contributed by an associate), etc.

Your Whole Health - Humana's health products and services are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family: Medical, dental, and vision benefits, Health plan incentives, Paternity leave, etc.

Work Perks - Humana knows your life extends outside of work. We have many options to support your interests and needs. Some departments have the flexibility to allow associates to work from home, and we offer all associates: Paid time off, holidays, volunteer time, jury duty pay, Associate charity matching program, Discount programs with major retailers, etc.

Grow With Us - Humana provides growth and career opportunities that can help you develop your skills and build your future with the organization: Internal and external learning events, Tuition assistance, Inclusion and diversity training, etc.


For more than 60 years, Humana has been a proven leader and innovator in the health and wellness industry. A passionate emphasis on people, choice, well-being, and innovation guide our business practices and culture. We're not just a health insurance company. Our diverse lines of business position us to serve millions of people with a wide range of needs, including seniors, military members, and self-employed individuals.

If you're looking for a career that provides opportunities for growth and development in a stable industry, Humana might be the right fit for you.

60 - We have been committed to seniors' health and care for nearly 60 years.

46K - We have 46,000+ associates.

#56 - Ranked #56 on the Fortune 500 list in 2019.

16.6M+ - We have 16.6+ million medical members across all 50 states.

12M - Since 2001, we have awarded more than $12 million in scholarships to children of Humana associates.

It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status, except where age, sex, or physical status is a bona fide occupational qualification.

You can find out more about us and view our current career opportunities at https://careers.humana.com.

Vaccine Policy

Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Additional Information

Alert: Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants being considered for an interview will be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from Humana@myworkday.com with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana's secure website.

Interview Format:

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will receive a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded or text message responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed, and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

Work-At-Home Requirements

  • WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office.

  • Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

  • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

  • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

  • A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our https://www.humana.com/legal/accessibility-resources?source=Humana_Website.