The Database Administrator is responsible for installing, maintaining, and upgrading centralized computer databases which contain corporate data. Ensures availability and efficient access to corporate data. This position implements and maintains automated interfaces between dissimilar computing systems.
- Creates and implements database designs that allow for high availability of corporate data.
- Implements and maintains backup and recovery strategies.
- Monitors database performance and adjusts tuning parameters for maximum performance.
- Installs new databases, upgrades database software, and installs security updates and bug fixes.
- Develops, automates, and schedules interfaces jobs which transfer data between different databases and applications.
- Manages and allocates database server resources including disk space and memory.
- Advises application staff on problem resolution and database usage best practices.
- Designs and implements a highly available database network structure.
- Writes Request for Proposals, reviews contracts and Statements of Work, and documents procedures.
- Automates routine database maintenance tasks.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- This position receives general direction.
- This position serves as a technical lead in various projects.
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Services or related field from an institution accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
- Four years' experience in a computer related field, including two years as a database administrator.
- Proficient experience and expertise in relational database technology, Oracle/MS SQL technology.
- Proficient in UNIX operating system.
- Proficient programming skills in PL/SQL, SQL.
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.
- Oracle Certified Professional.
- Microsoft Certified Database Administrator.
- Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing.
- Contact with internal customers, co-workers, peers, and outside vendors.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical requirements include pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, balancing, handling up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting for long periods of time to perform job scope. Occasionally subject to standing and walking. Requires visual acuity, speech and hearing. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment with occasional field visits and travel. May be required to operate company/personal vehicle.
May be required to work hours other than regular schedule such as days, nights, weekends, holidays, and flexible work schedule.