Sr. Associate, Database Administrator

Job Locations
US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas

Who We Are

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.


Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.


What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:


  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners


Why This Role Is Valuable 

We are seeking a data professional focused on delivering solutions to improve decision-making, optimize internal business processes, increase operational efficiency, and ultimately, transform data into actionable insights. Core technologies include cloud systems hosted by Microsoft Azure and including Microsoft Synapse, Microsoft SQL Server, Snowflake, Databricks, Azure DevOps, and Azure Data Factory. As a member of the Technology team, you will focus on code deployments, configuration updates, performance monitoring, security enhancements, troubleshooting, and backup/recovery services for cloud and on-prem database systems and technologies used by Revantage and portfolio company systems. In this role, you will report to the Senior Manager – IT Infrastructure, working together to operate, optimize, and resolve errors where necessary. This role requires collaboration and coordination with multiple Data and Technology teams to achieve efficient service delivery, support various complex services and systems with multiple concurrent users. This role must also establish and ensure control, integrity, and accessibility of data.

How You Add Value

  • Maintain operations of databases and DBMSs
  • Code deployments that follow change management processes
  • Review and execute policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management including error log review and database backups
  • Assist in general system administrator of legacy and cloud resources which interact with database systems
  • Implement and maintain database security
  • Manage and document production and non-production databases to policies and standards
  • Strengthen data management organization
  • Follow and develop data repository requirements, data dictionaries, and warehousing system
  • Optimize database access and allocate resources to align configuration, performance, and cost

What You Bring To The Role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Information Systems, Data Science, Business Administration, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in conducting database administration, implementing, and maintaining database security, production, and non-production databases, optimizing database access
  • Intellectual curiosity, proven integrity and dependability
  • Motivation and drive to achieve long-term business outcomes
  • Customer-centric focus and understanding of service models
  • Focus on business efficiency and optimization
  • Strong problem solving, organizational, and project management skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills to work effectively across technical teams
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to discuss database and data management techniques and capabilities with both technical and business audiences
  • Ability to successfully juggle multiple tasks and initiatives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to connect business and technical concepts – an understanding of business processes and the databases they access, and the flow of information between processes
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Azure, SQL Server, Snowflake, Databricks and DevOps processes and tools
  • Deep knowledge of backup and disaster recovery
  • Detailed knowledge of relational database management systems (RDBMS)
  • Demonstrated experience in performance optimization
  • Energetic self-starter who brings integrity and enthusiasm to enable positive change every day
  • Curiosity, passion, and a strong desire to learn
  • Entrepreneurial and Innovative mind-set


Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email


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