Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

Database Administrator

US-CO-Denver (DTC)
1 month ago(12/15/2017 1:41 PM)
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Position Highlights

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Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.


Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:


30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

$460 billion+ total assets under administration


Under general supervision, installs, maintains, and conducts performance monitoring of moderately complex Database  management Systems (DBMS) in support of the financial services, investments, and/or corporate divisions.  Partners closely with IT Development, IT Architecture, IT Operations and business management teams to provide efficient application and product stability and availability.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Installs, maintains, and conducts performance monitoring of moderately complex Database Management Systems (DBMS). Performs release of database builds in various production and non-production environments.
  2. Participates in the design, creation, and maintenance of applications that use DBMS data storage.
  3. Consults with and advises users on access to various databases. Maintains the corporate data dictionary.
  4. Performs quality control, security, and auditing activities to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data. Works directly with application developers to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage.
  5. Participates in on-call DBMS support rotation. Troubleshoots and resolves moderately complex database issues.
  6. Works under general supervision. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.



  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience.

Other Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years relevant database administration, systems development or systems administration experience.  (This changed so that we can still bring in real junior people)

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:


Ability to work required shifts including weekend, evening and on-call as necessary.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties.



About Great-West Financial

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,700 global associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.


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