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Database Administration Technologist

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Claysburg, PA




The Sheetz IT Infrastructure Department is seeking a Database Administrator to join the DBA Team at our new Operations Support Center in Claysburg, PA.  The successful candidate for this position will be an integral member of a DBA team that works closely with our Development and Operations teams providing a highly available, performant, secure and resilient database environment. They will support a variety of homegrown and 3rd party applications across multiple database platforms in a high-energy, fast-paced environment. The Database Administration Technologist is responsible for database implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting, tuning, backup and recovery for major database platforms and appliances. The Database Administrator provides enterprise level support for database integration to existing and new applications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  1. Initial and escalation resource for Database Administration technical issues and call tickets
  2. Possess in-depth knowledge of one or more database technologies
  3. Provide technical advice and counsel to less experienced IT personnel
  4. Ensure customers and applications have the correct access to database technologies
  5. Perform basic database tuning
  6. Perform database technology update and migration tasks as assigned
  7. Provide basic application data modeling solutions
  8. Apply patches and fixes to database servers and appliances
  9. Provide database related Standard Operating Procedures for basic functions and routine procedures
  10. Provide evening and weekend Database Administration support as needed. Sheetz is open 24/7/365 and as such, our internal and external customers may require support at any time.

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)


  • A four-year degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering; or a four year degree in another field of study which includes courses in computer programming, systems analysis, system development, or systems engineering is preferred.


  • 5 years of applicable experience in a technology environment.
  • Experience in a DevOps or Agile environment is not required but preferred.


  • Database Administration certification on any major database platform is preferred.

Tools & Equipment

  • General Office Equipment



Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.

Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.

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Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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