Norfolk, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Responsible for database development and support tasks. Builds, tests and supports database development for company.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides ongoing support in production through tracking and making corrections and implementing enhancements.
  • Builds database structures based on detailed design.
  • Designs databases and ensures database design complies with database strategies.
  • Performs database testing, tracks and corrects defects and performs re-tests.
  • Provides support during the system implementation.
  • Determines Database requirements for projects.
  • Reviews SQL code and provides tuning suggestions.
  • Provides user management and DBMS security support.
  • Provides 24x7 production and non-production DBA on-call support.



  • Requires BA/BS in Computer Science or Information Systems;
  • 1-2 years of information systems experience,
  • 1 year of experience in database administration or related experience preferred or an approved IT internship; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • General business and technical knowledge required.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

An Ideal candidate will have exposure to:

  • Oracle 12/19c
  • Experience/knowledge in Linux systems, Unix, networking and storage
  • Intermediate to advanced work experience in Linux Shell scripting
  • Intermediate to advanced work experience in SQL and PL/SQL
  • Advanced backup, restore and database recovery
  • Disaster Recovery (Active Data Guard)
  • Oracle Cloud Control 13c (beyond diag and tuning)
  • Performance Tuning/Troubleshooting
  • Advanced AWR analysis
  • SQL Tuning; including analysis, hints, profiles and baselines
  • Patching/Upgrading with minimal outage
  • Prefer experience with NetApp Snap Manager for SQL Server and Oracle or SnapCenter

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Norfolk, Virginia

As one of America’s largest health benefits companies, we at Anthem have a profound appreciation for service. Our organization proudly supports our Nation’s active, reserve, and veteran military service members and their spouses.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance your life and career, while still protecting and serving others. Come see for yourself why Anthem is recognized as a Top Employer by GI Jobs and among the “Best of the Best: Top Veteran Friendly Companies” by US Veterans Magazine.

Who We Are Looking For 

Anthem, Inc. is seeking military veterans across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  If you are a military veteran or military veteran spouse, Anthem, Inc. is looking to hire you.

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Should I Apply?

Are you a transitioning member of the military or a military veteran who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Anthem, Inc. is currently looking for job seekers with  Operations experience.  If you are interested in a career in one of these fields, check out our current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on an Anthem, Inc. job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on Anthem's career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on Anthem's career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Anthem, Inc. reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

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