Company looking for DBA

Lance Grover lance.grover at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 21:50:22 MDT 2006


 Waterford Research Institute
55 West 900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
USA

Phone: 001 (801) 938-1600
Fax: 001 (801) 938-1611

Please send resume to hr at waterford.org and mention you are applying for this
position.



 *Job Description – Database Administrator*
Title


 Database Administrator


 Description


 The Database Administrator's role is to design, install, monitor, maintain,
and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data
availability. This individual is also responsible for developing,
implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the
integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software.


 Responsibilities



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   Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases
   in conjunction with data owners and department managers.
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   Work with application development staff to develop database
   architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and
   procedures.
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   Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing
   ones.
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   Install and configure relevant network components to ensure database
   access as well as database consistency and integrity.
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   Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues.
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   Monitor database system details within the database, including stored
   procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
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   Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for
   disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and
   integrity of data assets.
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   Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database
   systems.
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   Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.
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   Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes
   for modifications to databases.
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   Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to
   business user needs.
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   Conduct research and make recommendations on database products,
   services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development
   efforts.
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   Perform database transaction and security audits.
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   Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels.
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   Develop routines for end-users to facilitate best practices database
   use.
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   Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.


 Position Requirements



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   Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
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   2+ years of database administration, implementation in a
   multi-platform mixed operating system environment.
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   Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and
   practices.
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   Certifications in current database technologies preferred
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   Working technical experience with designing, building, installing,
   configuring and supporting database servers, including current versions of
   MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL.
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   Understanding of database replication, distribution and/or clustering
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   Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
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   Good written and oral communication skills.
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   Strong technical documentation skills.
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   Good interpersonal skills.
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   Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards and
   products as required.
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   Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
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   Highly self motivated and directed.
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   Keen attention to detail.
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   Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
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   Strong customer service orientation.
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   Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.




Please send resume to hr at waterford.org and mention you are applying for this
position.



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