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Database Systems Senior Analyst


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location:  Akron, OH (Hybrid)
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

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Position Description:

The Database Systems Analyst / DBA is a technical IT position involving the support of relational databases and other database tools. This position will need to have a good understanding of database administration responsibilities, data models and database monitoring tools and will be supporting databases that host critical data for in-house and third-party applications.  You will be responsible for understanding the key concepts of database administration (performance management/tuning, upgrades, patching, maintenance, database back-ups/recoveries, table/index reorganizations and start-up/shutdown procedures). This role should have some experience with operating system (Windows, Linux, UNIX) administration ( i.e., general command syntax, memory management, security concepts, file system manipulation and monitoring).


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Support non-mission, critical systems (test/development) with little support or assistance. Support enterprise-wide, mission-critical databases and related projects with assistance. Ensure sound physical design to support application requirements with minimal assistance. 
  • Work closely with operating system and application administrative personnel to ensure space requirements, back-up procedures and performance needs are being met. Participate in the analysis and design function for new/existing systems to ensure adherence to technical standards, data standards and integration with other applications
  • Write efficient structured query language (SQL) statements and operating system scripts independently. Support database back-up and recovery procedures. Troubleshoot problems and recommend appropriate actions. Document standard database system processes/procedures. Open incidents and work with software vendors to solve software issues. Participate in on-call support rotation with team - Resolving database alerts.
  • Analyze/Participate in the security and data integrity controls for all of the computerized database resources. May be involved with the planning, design and implementation of databases on a variety of platforms. May participate in the implementation of systems and application software.
  • Perform database software patching/upgrades, working with application owners. Follow database team controls and Sarbanes Oxley-Act (SOX) processes for all database changes


Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, Technology
  • In lieu of degree, 8 years of IT experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in Information Technology with 1+ years of experience in database systems - Desired


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Intermediate understanding of operating systems, client/server architecture and standards
  • Intermediate understanding of the currently used database applications
  • Knowledge of data modeling, logical/physical database design and implementation
  • Good understanding of middleware standards, networking technology and protocols
  • Good troubleshooting skills



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Database, DBA, Systems Analyst, Testing, Computer Science, Technology

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