Senior Infrastructure Engineer-1

Full Time Glen Allen VA Magellan Health

This position will analyze problems and administer more than one infrastructure area. Will understand and develop non-functional requirements for a system. This role is proficient at DevOps concepts, Scripting and automated deployment, monitoring and support. Will execute day to day tasks related to operational or project work. Contribute to 24x7x365 days of on-call staff coverage.

Job Description

  • Performs daily database and database application support which includes the following tasks:  Contributing to 24x7x365 staff coverage, Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB and MariaDB, MySQL, Hadoop, Redshift, AWS EMR database and application server administration.
  • Assists with all duties related to on-going operational database   infrastructure on premise and in the cloud.
  • Creates and maintains database objects.
  • Monitors, troubleshoots and resolves failed tasks or database issues.
  • Creates databases, database clusters, assign permissions and resolve connectivity issues.
  • Assists IT management in prioritizing database administration team projects.
  • Monitors database storage allocation and usage daily as well as other resource usage.
  • Assists with backup standards and schedules, and recovery procedures.
  • Develops security plans, testing and maintenance.  Intent of this security plan is to establish a means of providing complete accountability for any and all use of the databases.
  • Develops and maintains the portions of the disaster recovery plan that pertain to the database servers and provide documentation of the steps necessary to perform the disaster recovery process.  This documentation must provide detailed instructions on how to perform the disaster recovery plan at a level of explanation that any member of IT would be able to perform the steps.
  • Advises developers/end users on issues such as database design and application architecture.
  • Provides performance turning related to database technology and database/server configuration.
  • Provides Technical guidance to teammates.
  • Exports/Imports data and data replication.
  • Schedules Jobs and Events.
  • Manages special projects as assigned.

Other Job Requirements


  • 3+ years minimum experience deploying and/or administrating infrastructure solutions or database administration. 
  • Strong working knowledge of automated deployment and Cloud platforms.
  • AWS Sysops certification or certifications in VMware, Microsoft, Cisco, Avaya, Oracle, SQL Server.
  • Two or more of the these certifications:  AWS Sysops certification, AWS Solutions architect associate certification, MTA, MSCA, Cisco-CCNA, CCNP , Database administration (Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB and MariaDB, MySQL, Hadoop, Redshift, AWS EMR ), Avaya (ACA, ACSS, ASIC, ACE).
  • Critical thinker.
  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willing and able to quickly learn new technology.

General Job Information

Work Experience



Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications – Required

License and Certifications – Preferred

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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