Database Administrator, 3rd Eye, Chattanooga

Date: Sep 3, 2023

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit


ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at



Operating Company:  Environmental Solutions Group - 3rd Eye A Dover Company

Location:  Chattanooga, TN

Reports To:  Senior Director, Business Process and Digital Systems

Department:  Engineering


Company Summary:

3rd Eye is disrupting the traditional Fleet Safety Video Monitoring and Telematics industries with leading high-quality media and reliable digital delivery. Our services are engineered for high availability, maximum reach, and cost savings for our customers. Fleet managers can watch live streams or review safety events instantly, from any device, to monitor their vehicle fleet. Our technology is the cornerstone of our industry, and our customers use it to improve their fleet safety, operational, and maintenance performance.



The Database Administrator is the owner of multiple relational databases, responsible for strategy, advancement, automation, and performance optimization within Amazon Web Services (AWS).  You are a master at deep diving into explain plans, identifying problematic queries and stored procedures, reducing IOPS.  As a member of the DevOps team, you’ll have a passion for automating boring activities, and implementing infrastructure as code.  This role will work closely with software engineering, providing detailed feedback to developers on code improvement strategies relating to the database.   



  • Install and maintain the performance of database servers.
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security.
  • Set and maintain database standards.
  • Manage database access.
  • Database performance and capacity analysis/tuning.
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
  • Create automation for repeating database tasks.
  • Monitor and maintain system up time and performance in accordance with established SLAs.
  • Recommend data strategy, structure, and tools for product performance.
  • Assist building ESG/3rd Eye Enterprise Data Hub supporting customer facing and internal data analytics requirements.
  • Works as part of the DevOps Team (additional training provided if necessary)



  • Degree in Computer Science is preferred but will consider experience in lieu of education
  • 5+ years experience in database administration or engineering
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
  • Strong command of SQL an SQL server tools
  • Extensive experience with database technologies (MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB)
  • Hands-on experience with Cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) a plus
  • Familiarity with SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
  • Preferred experience or knowledge of Bash, PowerShell, and Python scripts
  • Strong Linux knowledge and hands-on experience
  • Proven experience in database tuning and capacity management.
  • Superb communication skills and impeccable attention to detail



Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships

Results Driven

Strategic Mindset

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well-organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback, and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems, and progress of work in a timely manner.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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