Jr. Database Administrator

September 5, 2023
Full Time
Milwaukee WI
401k with match Dental Flex-time Medical PTO Vision

Who We Are

Healthfuse is a financial services and technology company that serves hospitals and health systems nationwide. We help healthcare executives protect and strengthen their bottom-line so they can focus on creating healthier patient communities. We do this by helping them better source and manage their vendors, and revenue cycle strategy, to reduce cost, improve performance, enhance transparency, and correct issues.

What You’ll Love About Working at Healthfuse

  • Future 50 Wisconsin growth company
  • Mission-driven and strong company culture that strives to positively impact our employees, clients, company, industry, and community
  • Fast-paced, innovative, ever-learning, and adapting organization
  • Multiple professional development and advancement opportunities
  • Interact with c-suite executives – within Healthfuse and hospitals nationally
  • High-growth and recession-proof industry
  • Disruptive solution provider driving improvement in the healthcare market
  • Great benefits; competitive salary and bonus, medical, dental, vision, and 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and flex-time schedules

Job Summary

The Jr. Database Administrator (DBA) has four main focus areas: maintenance and technical support of Healthfuse Microsoft-based systems, database performance and optimization, maintenance of servers and applications, and maintenance of comprehensive documentation. The DBA provides the Senior Solution Architect with critical support for Healthfuse technology ensuring optimal performance.

Core Responsibilities

  • Play a pivotal role in maintaining and administering Healthfuse Microsoft-based systems, providing technical support, and troubleshooting issues
  • Monitor and optimize system performance, disk space, and system security
  • Assist with cyber security risk management, risk assessments and remediation
  • Set and maintain database standards
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards
  • Install, configure, and maintain Windows-based servers and applications
  • Assist in server patch management and software version upgrades
  • Create and maintain comprehensive system documentation


  • Strong command of MSSQL and MSSQL server tools
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling
  • Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy
  • Experience supporting MS SQL Server, Tableau / Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and/or SFTP services

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent from two-year college 
  • Minimum of three years of experience in database administration, information technology, database architecture, or a related field
  • Experience with cloud services (AWS, Microsoft Azure) a plus
  • Travels when required to fulfill tasks assigned – expectation is 0-10%
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting abilities
  • High data analytics and strong problem-solving skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Web or software development experience is a plus 
  • Experience working within regulated environments and data such as PCI, SOC, and HIPAA are a plus
  • Action-oriented, independent, and self-motivated
  • Ability to work in a high activity/fast paced environment
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Strong written communication skills, including the ability to facilitate meetings and effectively lead discussions.
  • Ability to problem solve, iteratively & incrementally improving products and processes
  • Considers data quality, accuracy, and truth in reporting fundamental and critical for success
  • Is passionate about data and problem solving and driven to achieve great results for customers
  • Aspires to present data research in compelling and insightful ways
  • Self-starter, well organized, extremely detail-oriented, and a highly collaborative team member
Category: Operations
Employment Status: Full Time
Location: Milwaukee WI
Benefits: 401k with match Dental Flex-time Medical PTO Vision
Travel Requirements: 0 5%-10%
Reports to: Senior Solutions Architect
Status: Exempt

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