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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

Database Administrator




Are you awesome at databases but also have a passion for ensuring all aspects of a Cloud databases are providing a great customer experience? As an On-premises SQL Server and Cloud DBA, you will work as part of the Data Warehouse team responsible for managing and optimizing mission critical database systems and applications supporting our Data and Analytics suite of products under BI platform. You will constantly seek new ways to improve database and data warehouse performance and build tools to automate repetitive tasks within our data centers located around the world.



  • Ensure the availability, performance and scalability of the database platforms that support Data and Analytics products.
  • Provide ongoing database management, implementation, configuration, and maintenance tasks as well as query optimization and performance tuning.
  • Build database schemas, tables, indexes, and data dictionaries conforming to industry standards
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot production data and database issues.
  • Manage database access across all environments and on-prem to cloud migrations
  • Help, define and operationalize best practices for database deployments in both on-premises and clouds, including configuration, design, authentication, capacity planning, health monitoring, backups, recovery and availability, data security, data integrity, data governance and performance.
  • Responsibility to manage storage and utilization of resources.
  • Deliver high-impact, high-value automation.



  • Help to maintain ETL/ELT jobs, Data Warehouse processes, Data Lake, MS Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse Analytics, Data Bricks, OLAP cubes, Snowflake and resolve data issues effectively
  • Identify and promote standards, best practices and patterns for environment setup, database creation, data migration and provide oversight for all activities related to database administration
  • Help and deliver multiyear Data Warehouse capacity and administration roadmap plans in partnership with the DW team
  • Assist for integrating Master Data Management domains, SOX/Audit processes, Bit Bucket, Gits and BI platform for reporting/analytics database solutions




  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or engineering with at least 4 years of experience in Data Analytics platform.
  • 5+ years of DBA experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Cloud databases (Azure, Snowflake)
  • Proficient with one or more scripting / programming languages (python, spark, SQL, shell, bash, etc.)
  • Demonstrate great analytic skills, able to independently troubleshoot application issues.
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work with a range of teams and skill sets
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment




  • Experience in SQL Server administration, IDREA solutions, Data Warehouse, Data lake, tuning, data replication and application troubleshooting
  • Cloud infrastructure experience with Azure or Snowflake
  • Experience with DevOps, both IaaS and PaaS services, including deploying Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience with enterprise applications like SNOW, SAP ERP with SSIS ETL for data integration
  • Tier 1 Automotive supplier experience



TRAVEL: Example:  Up to 25%, Local, Global, etc.



  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results





All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  7895

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Sep 8, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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