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Expeditors Database Administrator (DBA) - Legacy Systems, IS Operational Experience in Seattle, Washington

"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business." -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Expeditors is a Fortune 500 service-based logistics company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington and 350 global branches. At Expeditors, we design and build our own industry-leading supply chain technologies. We pride ourselves on being the most efficient company in our industry, an efficiency largely driven by our technology solutions. Our solutions connect you with the key people in your supply chain to help you work smarter and faster.

​Data Integrity:

  • Ensure recoverability of data through the design, implementation, and practice of defined database disaster recovery strategies

  • Ensure availability of data through the design, implementation, and practice of database high availability strategies

  • Establish and maintain the quality of data throughout the organization to support business goals

Monitoring and Maintenance:

  • Monitor database performance to identify database configuration, hardware, and QL query tuning opportunities

  • Monitor database resource usage and recommend hardware/software changes as needed

  • Monitor database utilities to ensure maintenance policies are being achieved

Documentation and Standards:

  • Provide documentation for database design and modification

  • Document established DBA-driven processes, workflows, and tasks

  • Adhere to all applicable team and department standards governing workplace performance


  • Familiarity with relational database management systems (DB2, PostgreSQL, SQL Server) and their core concepts

  • Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Familiarity with Linux, Unix, and Microsoft Windows environments

  • Williness to learn new concepts, tools and expand skillset

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently

  • Ability to collaborate in team environment


  • Knowledge of DB2, PostgreSQL, and/or SQL Server RDBMS core concepts and administration

  • Scripting experience with sh, ksh, bash, awk, sed, Python, and/or Perl

  • Familiarity with Ansible and Infrastructure as Code concepts

  • Experience working in an Agile development or DevOps environment; familiarity with Scaled Agile (SAFe) a plus

Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not transfer or sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.

Position is full time (40 hours per week) Monday through Friday. We are a business professional attire company.

Expeditors offers excellent benefits:

  • Benefits: Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time, Work from Home Time

  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training and Personnel Development Program

  • Transit pass

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Successful candidates must pass a background check.