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U.S. Bank Database Reliability Engineer in Jefferson City, Missouri

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

U.S. Bank is seeking a Database Reliability Engineer (DBRE) to attain the highest availability targets of our global Microsoft SQL database systems on-prem and in the public cloud. This will involve identifying and measuring areas of opportunity, optimizing processes, designing and implementing automation capabilities; all while understanding how this may change in the public cloud with its DB PaaS capabilities.

The DBRE will work primarily with the SQL Operations team, learn their day-to-day activities, and then develop and implement strategic initiatives to reduce manual work. They will also work with our internal cloud enablement teams to bring best-in-class operational capabilities for our cloud-hosted databases.

Traditional SQL Server engineering and administration experience will be necessary to optimize existing and build new capabilities:

  • Managing and maintaining data definitions in all production and non-production databases and replication servers.

  • Managing database distribution, security, and access requirements.

  • Designing and developing logical and physical layers of databases.

  • Installing, and maintaining database software.

  • Monitoring performance and performing database training and assists application developers.

  • Performing Back-up, recovery, archiving, and conversions.

This position requires participation in our on-call calendar which is part of a large SQL DBA team.

Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.

Basic Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

-At least 7 years experience as a DBA interacting with tools, facilities, and techniques for managing and administering data.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Extensive experience in Database administration

  • Strong background in Technical troubleshooting

  • Worked on On-Prem and Cloud Hosting

  • Worked with Application development tools

  • Knowledge of Application delivery process

  • Extensive experience in Automation

  • Worked on Infrastructure as Code

  • Subject matter expert in MS SQL

  • Extensively worked on Automating database operations/PowerShell

  • Strong knowledge in Azure SQL and MI

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .

Learn how the way we work at U.S. Bank (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/prod/UBNAGLOBAL/documents/Thewaywework-1666895142717.pdf) drives meaningful relationships with our customers and collaboration across the company.


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, US Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401k contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $112,880.00 - $132,800.00 - $146,080.00

U.S. Bank will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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