Database Administrator
Fully Remote IN Information Technology
Job Type

Indiana Farmers Insurance is currently looking for a Database Administrator to join our Information Technology Team. The ideal candidate will be local to the Midwest and surrounding states of Indiana.

This position is responsible for the backup and security of all company data stored on all company databases. You will be the primary point of contact for technical expertise in the areas of design of all company database objects, including tables, stored procedures, triggers and functions. Your technical expertise will ensure effective and smooth continuity of operations and transactions in support of our vision.

Benefits for the Database Administrator (Free of Charge to All Our Associates):

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability insurance
  • 2% 401k Company Match
  • 11% 401k Company Contribution
  • Excellent Paid Time Off
  • Day of Service
  • Charity Match Program
  • We promote from within our diverse workforce regularly and offer regular opportunities to learn and grow
  • Flexible Work Arrangements that include work locations in the office, hybrid schedules and fully remote. The type of arrangement available is determined by the position and business needs
  • Matching funds of up to $100 annually are available from the company for your favorite charitable organization
  • Associate recognition awards, fun gatherings, and opportunities to make friends are part of our culture
  • An on-site fitness center, as well as free and convenient parking right next to our building make life easier

Qualifications for the Database Administrator:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Science or Engineering
  • Five years progressive database experience, preferable in the insurance industry 
  • Comprehensive understanding of database concepts designs and functionality 
  • Leadership, organizational and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work with Data Architects and other IT specialists to set up, maintain and monitor data network
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for effective communication at the staff, peer, and executive levels of the organization, along with vendors and other contacts while managing a project 
  • Proven experience in managing multiple tasks/projects simultaneously 
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and have the capability to manage and change priorities as needed to accomplish company objectives

Responsibilities for the Database Administrator:

  • Installing and maintaining corporate database servers employing industry standard tools
  • Troubleshooting and resolving database problems to include database integrity, performance, deadlocking, connectivity and security issues
  • Actively evoking Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using both native and 3rd party monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) Options 
  • Supporting vendor requests for authorized data and implements vendor solutions against company databases 
  • Knowledge of base server operating systems
  • Implementing indexes, index management, statistics and operational automation
  • Configuring servers and databases
  • Preserving data integrity
  • Performing SQL server MS Software release reviews and updates

Why work for Indiana Farmers Insurance? Imagine working for an employer like this:

  • 95% retention of its associates over the last 5 years even with a very competitive employment market
  • Financially stable as shown by our A (Excellent) rating by AM Best
  • Truly customer focused
  • A strong legacy of excellent performance throughout our 145 years in business!

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Indiana Farmers Insurance is an equal opportunity employer!