Burns & McDonnell Database Administrator in Kansas City, Missouri


The position of an Database Administrator will have responsibility for the strategy, development deployment, implementation, maintenance, administration operations on the Enterprise Applications Database team within Information Technology. Responsible for defining, implementing and maintaining procedures to ensure data security, integrity and availability.

Areas of responsibility include supporting the overall IT Department and specific roles relative to the Database Management Section including the following, with other duties as assigned by management.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Require a Minimum of 10 year's experience, focused on Database Technology.

  • Knowledge of Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database administration preferred.

  • Position requires the ability to be in the Oracle E-Business Suite Production on-call rotation

  • Related 3 years of experience in the areas of Oracle Cloud, Azure Cloud, Infrastructure preferred.

  • Knowledge of Oracle EBS applications and architecture required.

  • Must have work experience demonstrating strong technical and solid troubleshooting skills.

  • Proven project management, communication skills, ability to work with limited supervision and ability to achieve team project goals.

  • Must be detail oriented, understand database structure, configuration and architecture

  • Skills in application development process and deployment, cloning, RMAN backups

  • Knowledge and experience Exadata, RAC, data guard, performance tuning and disaster recovery

  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.

  • Proven self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually on complex work assignments

  • Experience with documenting team processes and procedures

  • Experience with Oracle Security Best Practices

  • Look for cost effective ways to streamline and automate current administration

  • Travel not required

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies

  • All other duties as assigned.


Job Database

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190033