Database Administrator

Chickasaw Nation Industries   •  

Alexandria, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 57 days ago

This job is no longer available.


The Database Administrator provides support to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Knowledge Management Support Services (KMSS). This position solves complex problems / challenges to improve the reliability and performance of the database environment. Specifically, this position will be responsible for daily maintenance, monitoring, performance analysis, troubleshooting, problem resolution, reporting and user assistance required to enhance the services platform.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Performs day-to-day database maintenance, including data archival, data recovery, anomaly detection and data entry.

Develops systems and process to monitor data integrity issues.

Defines and champions database best practices.

Troubleshoots and resolves operational problems.

Tests new applications and procedures. Corrects data as required and provides feedback to appropriate personnel.

Accumulates and stores data from diverse sources.

Analyzes information, runs queries to ensure accuracy and generates regular and customized reports.

Creates reports as may be required of system data problems.

Proactively reviews and improves overall system data processes to ensure high integrity of information.

Monitors quality assurance efforts.

Ensures the information provided is consistent, timely, and accurate.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and three (3) years’ of experience; or equivalent combination of education / experience. Basic experience in one or more management information system concepts, or information science concepts, such as general computing, database structure and programming languages, Microsoft

Access and Visual Basic for Applications, Microsoft SQL and Oracle or UNIX-based systems (such as CUADRA STAR) required.