Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, N Sr Director Infrastrcture Database Engineering in Chicago, Illinois


As the healthcare industry continues to rapidly transform, our HealthTech team conceives, develops and delivers impactful technology solutions to support access to quality, affordable healthcare for our members. We are driven by our collective company purpose: To do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®. Our technology team unleashes the power of this purpose through technology. We come to work every day to make a difference, and we deliver the highest quality and best solutions to our members.

Job Purpose:This position is responsible for collaborating with Solutions Engineering, Infrastructure Operations, and Infrastructure Service Management teams in the design and build of infrastructure solutions/blueprints for the database technologies; leading the design and build of repeatable patterns (build-kits) to improve deployment times for non-prod and prod environments; leading the life cycle management for the technology area of responsibility; transitioning knowledge to Infrastructure Operations; lead level 3 support for area of responsibility if required; supporting a large environment of databases with Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, MySQL, MongoDB, Teradata, and Oracle. Part of the strategic goal for this role is to establish database-as-a-service that stretches from our data centers to public cloud infrastructure, and ensuring the portability of database workloads across the different data center and cloud providers.

Required Job Qualifications:* Bachelor degree and 7 years in Information Technology.* 5 years in IT Infrastructure & Operations management and/or leadership.* Experience in supplier management.* Employee development.* Ability to simplify & standardize complex concepts / processes* Demand / Portfolio and Resource Management.* Understanding of business priorities (e.g., vision), trends (e.g., industry knowledge) and markets (e.g., existing/ planned).* Experience in Infrastructure Automation.* Working Knowledge of Operations Management.* IT standards, procedures, policies.

Preferred Job Qualifications:* Bachelor degree in Information Technology or Engineering. * Experience with different types of databases - relational (e.g. DB/2, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL), document based (e.g. MongoDB), graph based (e.g. neo4j), in-memory grids (e.g. Gemfire, Cassandra), and other similar products* Experience designing and engineering database high availability and disaster recovery solutions * Experience with database automation using tools/languages like ansible, chef, puppet, vRealize suite, etc...* Experience with public cloud and other “as a service” technologies * ITIL v3, standards, procedures, policies.* Adaptability and ability to introduce / manage change.* Organized and detail oriented.* Analytical and problem solving skills

Location: IL - Chicago, TX - Richardson

Activation Date: Friday, July 13, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018

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