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Database Administrator

05/13/24

Workplace Type: Onsite (Hybrid Potential)
Employment Type: FT
Job Location: Barberton, OH

Position Summary

The Database Administrator at Christian Healthcare Ministries will be responsible for the maintenance, performance, and security of our database systems. This role requires a high level of technical expertise and the ability to work with various teams to ensure the database architecture supports the needs of our digital platforms, including our member portal and integrated services. 

What We Offer

  • Compensation based on experience.
  • Faith and purpose-based career opportunity!
  • Fully paid health benefits
  • Retirement and Life Insurance
  • 12 paid holidays PLUS birthday
  • Lunch is provided DAILY.
  • Professional Development
  • Paid Training

Key Responsibilities

  • Database Management and Security:
  • Maintain, monitor, and optimize CHM’s databases for performance and reliability.
  • Implement best practices for database security, ensuring data integrity and compliance with CHM’s privacy policies and guidelines.
  • Data Backup and Recovery:
  • Develop and manage backup strategies to ensure data is safeguarded.
  • Plan and test disaster recovery solutions to minimize data loss in emergencies.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
  • Work closely with CHM staff to understand data requirements for different departments.
  • Provide database-related technical support and guidance to ensure efficient data usage.
  • Optimization and Development:
  • Analyze and optimize queries and database structures for performance improvements.
  • Assist in developing new database systems or updating existing ones, keeping CHM’s mission and program needs in mind.
  • Documentation and Compliance:
  • Maintain detailed documentation of database structures, processes, and changes.
  • Ensure database systems adhere to the organization’s guidelines and the healthcare industry’s regulatory requirements.
  • Project Management:
  • Lead or contribute to database-related projects that align with CHM’s goals and support their healthcare-sharing mission.
  • Implement changes with minimal disruption to CHM’s data workflows.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in database administration, management, security, and troubleshooting.
  • Strong understanding of SQL and database management systems (e.g., MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think algorithmically.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with healthcare data management and security.
  • Knowledge of data protection laws and understanding of CHM’s operational requirements.
  • Technical proficiency with database software and tools, including new and emerging technologies.

About Christian Healthcare Ministries
Founded in 1981, Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM) is a health care sharing ministry for Christians. CHM is a nonprofit, voluntary cost-sharing ministry through which participating Christians meet each other’s medical bills. The mission of CHM is to glorify God, show Christian love, and experience God’s presence as Christians share each other’s medical bills.