Cardinal Health Engineer, DB Administration in Dublin, Ohio

What Database Administration contributes to Cardinal Health

Database Administration is responsible for operational support, managing system health, resource management and enforcing technology standards for physical databases on specific database technologies in the production environment.

Accountabilities in this role

  • Finds and fixes problems in production and non-production environments for SQL
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
  • Understands customer needs, challenges appropriately considering all risks and possibilities; proactively generates creative solutions
  • Works collaboratively across teams; leverage the strength of others while building strong network relationships
  • Holds self-accountable to high standards; delivers high quality results
  • Has database masking experience, monitoring HIPAA for regulatory
  • Earns respect by delivering high quality and is always on time
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Ability to lead SQL resources and/or projects towards the delivery of database solutions using SQL
  • Ability to learn new platforms
  • Experience with Cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP)
  • Performs complex analysis of system capabilities; is sought out for deep expertise
  • Works collaboratively to ensure integration services are delivered on time, with high quality, and within estimated cost
  • Provides deep technical and functional expertise; is a trusted expert
  • Guides others by sharing information, knowledge, best practices and expertise
  • Is self-aware; learns from experience and makes appropriate adjustments; seeks and gives transparent feedback
  • Acts with a sense of urgency; multitasks and reprioritizes work appropriately
  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills, ability to work well on cross-functional project teams and foster team commitment to task
  • Should be capable of exploring, mentoring, and implementing new features with new releases of the SQL database


  • Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience in related field preferred
  • Ability to perform advanced troubleshooting for issue resolution preferred
  • Has knowledge of and experience with more advanced DB concepts like backup and recovery, monitoring, performance tuning preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.