Database Administrator, St. Louis

The Opportunity

Agency Accounting Services (AAS) is a shared services organization serving several agencies within Omnicom Group, including FleishmanHillard, Ketchum, Porter Novelli, CPM, GMMB, VOX Global, CLS and others. AAS works closely with this group of agencies who are among the leading global communications firms, widely recognized for excellent client service and strong company cultures founded on teamwork, integrity, and personal commitment. AAS supports operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, South Africa, and Latin America. The shared services team uses the latest version of PeopleSoft financial systems, Cognos reporting and Docfinity document management. The team includes both software engineers and process improvement specialists who support a group of talented, hard-working accountants and accounting specialists. AAS has built a reputation for delivering quality accounting support for agencies that compete in a fast-paced environment.

Agency Accounting Services believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Agency Accounting Services is seeking a reliable Database Administrator to join our team. We’re looking for a college graduate with senior-level skills and a desire to expand their skill set and experience. The ideal candidate will be able to function effectively with limited oversight and moderate on-site training. They should understand the importance of database integrity in terms of both efficiency and security.

Responsibilities

  • Install server software
  • Configure database servers
  • Monitor and maintain system health and security
  • Design backup processes for server and associated data
  • Create accounts for users and assign security levels
  • Establish disaster recovery processes
  • Provide technical and SQL tuning support and problem resolution
  • Schedule and perform database maintenance
  • Create database management procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years’ professional experience
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Experience with Oracle and MSSQL. PeopleSoft experience is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of disaster recovery and database backup procedures
  • Proficient troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Oracle certification preferred
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance

About Agency Accounting Services

Agency Accounting Services supports the global accounting function within the DAS group of companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. Based on our history of professionalism and exceptional service, AAS was appointed as a destination for accounting system consolidations across the Omnicom/DAS network. We are focused on delivering premier customer service, and timely and accurate financial information, to help agency management run their organizations more effectively.

About the DAS Group of Companies

The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.