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Progress OpenEdge Database Administrator - DBA (Remote Option)

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100% Remote Option


The OpenEdge Database Administrator is responsible for multiple databases in an intensive application environment, including routine administrative activities such as cloning, backup, restore and patching. The position will support multiple production Progress OpenEdge databases in a 24X7 high availability environment.  The successful candidate must be self-driven and be able to independently debug complex problems.


Essential Job Functions

  • Perform routine DBA activities for OpenEdge database instances.
  • Build database schema, tables procedures and permissions.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to application support staff and project teams.
  • Perform database backups and recovery, Monitor database health, Troubleshoot database issues.
  • Open and follow-up on Service support tickets with Progress support.
  • Develop, maintain and test database back-up, disaster recovery and capacity planning strategies.
  • Prepare and install new application database related software, releases and patches
  • Assist users with installation of Progress clients and utilities.
  • Create and maintain advanced database administration scripts.
  • Respond to and resolve user issues according to defined procedures and standards.

  • Linux and/or Unix
  • Large Multi-User Progress Databases
  • OpenEdge Replication
  • OpenEdge Management
  • Progress Pro2Oracle
  • Progress Classic Application Server
  • Progress Application Server for OpenEdge
  • Progress version 11.7 in a CHUI environment
  • Progress Programming Experience
  • Progress Sonic
  • SQL

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires 5 to 10 years  experience in a relatively active OpenEdge database administrator role.  

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, and workplace policies. Ability to analyze, interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to write professional correspondences. Ability to write routine business reports. Ability to speak effectively with other employees and/or customers. Ability to present formal information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, students, parents and/or other employees. Ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, managers, employees, customers and/or the general public.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to carry out detailed written and/or verbal instructions. Ability to solve problems independently involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.


Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee must be able to work successfully within a small team environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.