Sr. Database Specialist -Las Vegas, NV


Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Post Start Date:  Jul 11, 2024





Requirement: Must have valid U.S. work authorization to be considered



Management, maintenance, and optimization of the mineral resource database for AGANA’s Beatty Nevada projects as a key input to the success of the AGA Strategy in a manner consistent with the Company’s Vision and Values.



  • Lead the database team and collaborate with stakeholders.
  • Database development, including data modelling, schema design, and implementation.
  • Migrate data between various database systems, proficient in ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes.
  • Responsible for ensuring database integrity, accuracy and compliance with industry standards and best practices by establishing and managing rigorous data control protocols for the reliability of geological data and processes.
  • Manage and oversee the collection, integration, storage, and export of geological data from various sources, ensuring data integrity, consistency, accessibility, and compliance with the acQuire Data Model and AGA standards.
  • Responsible for overseeing and ensuring timely data tracking, reporting, validation and accessibility to geology and other stakeholders.
  • Develop, optimize, and maintain the acQuire GIM Suite solution, identifying opportunities to improve processes, including the integration of various 3rd party data sources and data capture and export methods.
  • Ability to generate T-SQL scripts to optimize, troubleshoot and organize large amounts of data.
  • Actively seek opportunities to enhance data management workflows, streamline processes, and adopt emerging technologies and methodologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of geological data management practices.
  • Establish and maintain productive key role relationships and required communication to deliver database support.
  • Strong background in QAQC and validated database handoff for resource modeling is required.
  • Ensure all workflows, applications, systems, and configurations are well documented.
  • Mentor the geologists and field technicians in database management processes and assist with training and support for database related issues.

 Technical Competencies:

  • Attention to detail, organization and focus on quality output.
  • Proven experience programming in SQL.
  • Experience working with Geochem lab data, QA/QC, traceability, and configuring appropriate data queries.
  • Experience with GIS and relational database systems.


Leadership & Management Competencies

  • Excellent hazard awareness and abilities to operate in the field as needed.
  • Performs activities with limited supervision while remaining within agreed boundaries of activities, methodologies, and company policies & procedures.
  • A “service oriented” attitude and a work commitment to ensure allocated tasks are completed in a timely manner, particularly with respect to company reporting and presentation requirements.
  • Fosters a positive team environment among coworkers, able to read group dynamics and provide constructive feedback when issues arise.
  • Able to collaborate well with others, and willing to act as a mentor in any areas of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to hold information confidential.



  • Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent) or Master of Science in Geoscience discipline.
  • Industry relevant database education and certifications.
  • 7 years minimum experience.
  • 2 years minimum experience in a supervisory role.



  • Knowledge of sampling methodology and analytical techniques.
  • Literacy in data management principles and quality control systems.
  • Proficient in using Geological Database Management Systems (e.g. DataShed, acQuire, Geobank).
  • High energy and level of enthusiasm for the work with high performance goals for self and team.
  • Preparedness to undertake business travel.



This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Thursday, 10-hour workday. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. As per operational requirements.



Base Salary Range $125,000 -$140,000


BENEFITS: Bonus Program, Medical, Dental, Vision and Rx Insurance, Flexible Spending401(k) and 401(k) matching, Employee Assistance, Disability insurance, Paid time off, Holidays.


AngloGold Ashanti Limited

Reg No: 1944/017354/06     


AngloGold Ashanti North America Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Requisition ID:  23940
Category:  Geosciences Systems
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Post End Date:  Jun 20, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Denver