full time tech

Job Details

As a leading provider of human capital solutions, we help our clients and their people navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. We combine data-driven, consumer-centered technology with personalized care and service to deliver a superior customer experience. Our dedicated colleagues across 28 global centers help 23 million people and their 11 million family members simplify work and life, both now and in the future. At Alight, we are reimagining how people and organizations thrive.

These are virtual/remote/Work from Home positions.

The Database Operations role is aligned to our Distributed Operations group and is responsible for managing, configuring and ensuring optimum performance for a variety of databases used to ensure we deliver results with excellence to one of Alight's large clients.

For this role, you should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role managing Oracle and 3 years of experience working with MongoDB database systems.

Role... Responsibilities

  • Develop and communicate database strategies and roadmaps
  • Develop business cases around use of new technology or new features within an existing technology
  • Work with multiple infrastructure teams to ensure complex designs are properly vetted and onboarded
  • Identify opportunities to optimize database technology to reduce run-rate
  • Work collaboratively with business leaders to understand application roadmaps and develop appropriate database technology solutions to support those initiatives
  • Operationalize new technology and ensure that Operational staff is properly trained on its use
  • Identify enhancements to existing processes through use of automation technologies

Requirements and Knowledge

Database Specialization requirements

Expertise in the following areas:

  • Managing Oracle on Unix platforms
  • Configuring Oracle partitioning, encryption, HA
  • Shell scripting
  • Other database technologies such as SQL and PostgresDB
  • Database performance tuning and security
  • Virtualization such as VMWare
  • Use of tools like AQT, TOAD, MongoDB Ops manager
  • Knowledge and understanding of MongoDB v3.x, v4.x
  • Strong knowledge of indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching
  • Exposure to monitoring tools like BMC Patrol, NewRelic
  • Backup and restore utilities such as NetBackup, TSM
  • Should be able to automate programs using Shell scripting, PL/SQL
  • Should be able to troubleshoot using basic Unix commands
  • Handled multiple complex recovery scenarios
  • Service Management expertise using SNOW will be considered a plus, but not required.
  • z/Linux and Solaris skills a plus, but not required.

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop strategy and roadmaps involving database technologies
  • Ability to develop business cases to justify business and technology spend
  • Ability to problem solve atypical situations and have strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Possess a keen interest within database technologies by understanding new current/forthcoming versions
  • Skill in using analytics, logic and reasoning to troubleshoot issues and find the best solutions to overcome challenges
  • Passion for providing excellent support to all types of users as well as impeccable verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational proficiencies to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision
  • Team player who can interact with multiple levels of personnel within the organization
  • Attention to Detail

Formal Education & Certification

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/information system/Electronics Engineering or equivalent
  • ITIL certified is a plus

Background Check Required

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Additionally, an active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Alight is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, Alight takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or national origin.

Reasonable Accommodations

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Diversity Statement

At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.

Authorization to Work in the United States

Applicants for employment in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Alight.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer

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