Senior Database Administrator


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  22850

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Senior Database Administrator to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Why Wyndham?

By joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you will play an integral role in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all. You’ll be part of the largest hotel franchise company in the world, where we strive to deliver the best value to our owners and guests. Most importantly, you’ll be entrusted to live our unique Count on Me culture, set by our core values of integrity, accountability, inclusive, caring and fun. At Wyndham, we provide all team members the opportunity to grow through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.  Supporting our team members is a top priority, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, vacation, team member appreciation days, workplace flexibility and much more.  At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, we value and embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that supports team members of all backgrounds and experiences. We can’t wait to welcome you!

The Role

The Sr. Database Administrator is responsible for the administration and operations of the database systems.  This role is responsible for our database modernization strategy, database recovery and resiliency strategy, and overall cost optimization in AWS.  With WHR’s focus on AWS Cloud First approach, the candidate must have high technical proficiency in and have in-depth hands-on experience with AWS based databases and overall AWS advanced technology stack.

What you'll do

  • Provide guidance and leadership on creating and maintaining organizational data.
  • Ensure overall database platform stability, performance, and operations across the database ecosystem for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
  • Lead and manage all database lifecycle activities, for both Cloud and On-Prem, such as building database platforms, 24x7 support, performance enhancement, change management, tools evaluation and continuous improvement to enable faster, resilient, and cost-efficient database solutions across the enterprise.
  • Lead and provide advanced troubleshooting of production and pre-production systems and develop standards and utilities to improve the overall efficiency of managing the database systems.
  • Work closely with Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, and Compliance teams to set up and integrate required AWS frameworks as well as implement business contingency processes and standards with security always in focus.

You'll be successful if you have

Business Acumen

  • Assists in development of forecasts.
  • Recognizes organizational limitations – what is possible at certain times.
  • Is aware of and responsive to external influences (positive or negative) on the organization.
  • Recognizes the characteristics and impact of organizational culture.


  • Creates a sense of excitement and commitment around the message being communicated.
  • Plans and employs the appropriate medium, channel, and format to enhance understanding and retention of the message.
  • Models an open and honest communication style to create an environment of empowerment.

Building Trust

  • Encourages the expression of ideas and opinions.
  • Fosters collaboration and builds strong relationships.
  • Behaves consistent with organizational vision and values.
  • Develops and promotes organizational values of trust and accountability.

Count on Me!

  • Creates a customer-focused environment in the organization.
  • Develops and strengthens customer relationships and loyalty.
  • Effectively plan the budget and execute various cost saving methodologies.

Driving Results

  • Sets goals and measures for organizational performance.
  • Obtains and assigns the right resources to the right tasks in order to achieve desired results.
  • Adjusts course of action based on changed priorities.

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • MS/BS in Computer Science/Information Systems or related field and/or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s degree in computer science preferred.
  • 12+ years of working experience in various database technologies – Relational DB (Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), NoSQL databases (DynamoDB, etc.) supporting large, complex and mission critical OLTP and data warehouse environments.
  • 6+ years of experience and expertise in advanced cloud managed databases such as Redshift, Aurora PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Aurora MySQL, etc.
  • Extensive hands-on experience and expertise in supporting and maintaining large, complex and mission critical OLTP and data warehouse environments.
  • Extensive expertise on Data Protection, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Security and Legal Compliance, Performance Tuning DBA best practices.
  • Expertise in driving the design, development, and operations of high-profile, mission-critical IT systems with a focus to optimize use of existing infrastructure and build scalable and efficient solutions using cutting edge technologies.
  • Advanced expertise in the use of AWS technologies and services like RDS, AWS Backup, S3, Athena, Kinesis, Glue, Lambda, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, AWS Auto Scaling, AWS SSO, EC2 Image Builder, DMS, KMS, Data Sync, AWS Cost Explorer, VPC, IAM, Route 53, Direct Connect, Secrets Manager, Guard Duty, Certificate Manager and efficient in setting up cross zone / region backups and restorations.
  • Experience in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is desired. 
  • Experience in managing Oracle EBS systems preferred.
  • Provide guidelines to write, debug and tune SQL and PL/SQL, packages, procedures, functions, triggers, etc.
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.



Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of more than 836,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.