Database Administrator, Senior

Geisinger Health System   •  

Pittston, PA

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 40 days ago

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

*1. Assumes sole ownership of database administration activities including creating database's and data objects and managing database access.

*2. Assists in evaluating DBA monitoring and productivity tools.

*3. Performs complex relational database management tasks for both development and production applications. Assists in database tuning when applicable.

*4. Identifies, documents and tracks all database related performance problems assisting in their resolution.

*5. Performs tasks to develop database and data object creation scripts and to automate data management alerts.

*6. Collects data for Database monitoring metrics and reporting.

*7. Assists in developing, gathering data for and reporting of metrics.

*8. Develops database management skills and assists with the development of junior dba's.

*9. Works on projects of moderate to high complexity within one or more development environments. Works on multiple systems/rdbms platforms as a project team member.

10. Consistently performs tasks with minimal supervision and re-work.

11. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

*Denotes essential functions

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates working knowledge of at least one major rdbms technology (excluding Access).

Demonstrates the ability to provide database production support of critical systems including backup and recovery, database object creation and administration, performance tuning of queries and data structures.

Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills along with good administrative and facilitation skills. Must be able to communicate difficult/sensitive information in a diplomatic and tactful way.

Demonstrates solid knowledge of at least one business area or system/rdbms

Healthcare payer and Facets experience preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field required. Masters degree preferred. Minimum eight years’ experience with networking and I.S. infrastructure which three of those years must be database administration.

OR

Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field required.
Minimum eleven years’ experience with networking and I.S. infrastructure which six of those years must be database administration.

OR

In lieu of Degree, minimum of fourteen year’s IT experience with six year’s experience performing database administration-related activities is required.

Exposure to the full life-cycle of analytic or operational data management development experience required.

Job Id 55411