Database Administrator at Revantage, a Blackstone Portfolio Company (Chicago, IL)

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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.


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


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.


  • 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
  • Apply knowledge of database management systems and coordinate changes to databases
  • 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 systems
  • Optimize database access and allocate resources to align configuration, performance, and cost


  • 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 3 years experience in conducting database administration, implementing, and maintaining database security, production, and non-production databases, optimizing database accessIntellectual curiosity and integrity
  • 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, Databricks and DevOps processes and tools
  • Deep understanding of data pipelines and structured and unstructured datasets
  • Deep knowledge of backup and disaster recovery
  • Detailed knowledge of relational database management systems (RDBMS), object-oriented database management systems (OODBMS), and XML database management systems
  • 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


  • 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 [email protected]

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Revantage is located in the iconic Willis Tower. The Loop is vibrant & centrally located near some of the city's best bars, restaurants and local transit.

An Insider's view of Revantage, a Blackstone Portfolio Company

What projects are you most excited about?

I am very excited about onboarding newly supported companies to our data program, representing brand new commercial real estate asset classes within our platform. In addition, seeing our automated Data Ingestion and Reconciliation product maturing and opening new opportunities for Revantage to excel in data processing speed and efficiency.


Vice President, Data Management & Acquisition

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being a self-directed learner who is always improving themselves, their processes and their customer relationships. Being able to translate complicated concepts and results into business-friendly language—building curiosity, excitement, and trust. Being creative in the use data and an understanding of our customers’ businesses to solve problems.


Senior Associate Vice President, Data Science

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

From idea generation, to collaboration, to delivery—our technology team’s contributions are embedded at the core of Revantage. Our enthusiastic pursuit of insights and automation are in complete harmony with our company’s values to transform business processes and human interaction through leadership, partnership, and learning.


Chief Information Officer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Technology impacts our entire organization and engages a diverse global team. We focus on building relationships and finding better ways to address our customers’ needs – growing professionally along the way. We are energized by working with great people and participating in meaningful programs—all in a culture that values innovation and curiosity.


Senior Associate, Technology Engagement

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