Database Administrator

Information Systems · Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Department Information Systems
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

POSITION: Database Administrator

SUPERVISOR:  Sr. Manager of Database Administration

WORK LOCATION:  Dell Rapids, SD or Sioux Falls, SD Office

WORK SCHEDULE:  Standard business hours, Monday through Friday, with additional hours required as necessary in order to meet  CP objectives.

ABOUT US:  Visit


Overall Function:
Responsible for Central Payments’ technology infrastructure and security environment.


Required Skills and Subject Matter Expertise:

  • Database development, ETL, and data process flow.
  • Competency in Azure cloud architecture.
  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security, and monitoring)
  • Ability to interact effectively with third party clients and contractors to obtain required deliverables and effect results in the event deficiencies are identified.
  • Proficiency with SQL, FTP, database functions, API fundamentals, and best practices in disaster recovery.


Essential Functions:

  • Partner with technical teams to design data management and governance protocols, manage the information lifecycle, design infrastructure, and data integration controls.
  • Understanding of business strategy and cascades business intelligence needs to the database level.
  • Identify and resolve all issues related to database systems to ensure that systems and processes are online and without service interruption.
  • Ability to create, tune, and maintain complex SSIS packages, SQL stored procedures, SQL Views, and SQL tables within Azure environment.
  • Implement data solutions and designs with high quality to ensure alignment with the data architecture and applicable standards.
  • Understand and maintain controls needed for PCI compliance and protection of sensitive data.
  • Participate as needed in the planning, database maintenance, installation, configuration, and implementation of data solutions.
  • SFTP/Daily File Exchanges. Serve as subject matter expert and user of the daily file exchange process, which involves important application, transaction, demographic and call center data into organizations database on a daily basis in order to support reports and send corresponding export files to software solutions for settlement and escheatment or to report to the Networks.
  • Perform technical analysis and support for data related issues and concerns.
  • Complete documentation and work procedures for data processes and flows.
  • Data Storage Management. Work with technology outsource partner to efficiently manage data storage.
  • Manage/maintain data backup and recovery solutions along with disaster recovery planning.
  • Work with SOC team to ensure all access/security policies and procedures are followed in accordance to organizations standards.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or applied mathematics.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience directly related to Database Development and ETL processing


Tips if You are Contacted to Interview: 

  • We highly recommend that you take time to visit our website at and our LinkedIn company page. There are informational videos and links to podcasts under the “Our Story” tab that will help you understand our company, our values, and our approach to “Making Financial Experiences Better”.
  • To better understand the traits we look for when interviewing candidates please visit: “Is Central Payments a Fit for Me?” and what it means to “Be Essential
  • Central Payments’ primary business is establishing consumer deposit accounts, issuing incentive and rebate cards, and transferring/remitting funds via ACH and other means. Prepaid cards make up a sizable portion of our business. If you are not familiar with prepaid cards, we recommend that you purchase a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover-branded, general-purpose, reloadable prepaid card (not a gift card) at any retailer, load a small amount of money, register the account/activate the card, login to the account center online, and conduct transactions. While Central Payments will not issue the card you purchase, it will still help you understand the product in general, its features, and benefits.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Central Payments we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Central Payments, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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    • Location
      Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    • Department
      Information Systems
    • Employment Type
    • Minimum Experience