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Database Administrator 4

Company: University of California Office of the President
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 14, 2019

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POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
20190264

Working Title
Database Administrator 4

Appointment Type
Staff - Career

Personnel Program
MSP

Work Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Percentage of Time
100

Organizational Area
Information Technology Services - Application Infrastructure

Location:
Oakland, CA

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Posting Salary
commensurate with experience

Position Summary
Join our team of Senior Database Administrators to support complex data warehouse implementations on the UNIX/Linux operating systems. The Senior Database Administrator provides database administration support for a large number of University applications. Responsibilities include operational support, design and development of infrastructure systems, consultation with application development teams, performance tuning and trouble shooting, database architecture and design, and requirements analysis and definition. Work is performed in a large-scale computing facility using a variety of software tools. Applies advanced database administration concepts to resolve highly complex issues of diverse scope where incumbent must assess business needs and technical considerations with minimal direction in order to complete database projects of advanced scope and complexity. Selects methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Implements database solutions from evaluation to implementation of large enterprise level hardware and software.

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Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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JOB DUTIES

3 Records


DUTIES
FUNCTION
(%)

1
Applies advanced concepts in working on highly complex projects including all aspects of enterprise class database administration, including the management of structured and unstructured content. Initiates, designs and communicates with senior level personnel regarding database administration studies, summary reports and background material including approaches, trends and sources. Interacts with teams of advanced IT professionals as a proactive member. Provides software consulting for database performance and design.

Coordinate efforts of the Infrastructure teams in all matters associated with database administration

Set up and tune development, QA, and production environments.

Provide ongoing administration and monitoring of all database environments.

Develop and perform procedures for database operational continuity (recovery and fault tolerance).

Participate in load and performance testing and tuning activities.

Make work assignments, provide technical direction, and provide solutions to a wide range of complex technical issues. Database Solutions and Admininstration
40

2
Implements database solutions from evaluation to implementation of large enterprise level hardware
and software. Formulates procedures and standards relating to database management.

Setup and tune development, QA and production DB environments.

Determine appropriate security measures for databases and participate in their implementation and ongoing capacity planning.

Evaluate, propose, plan, and implement enhancements to the ITS database environment:
Recommend and evaluate appropriate software packages or propose in-house developed solutions.

Review emerging database technologies and make recommendations for their adoption.

Analyze scope and objective of various business requirements, and designs and implements infrastructure for business solutions.

Provide database application design/development for other application groups within ITS. Perform a backup role for non-database areas of the unit.

Develop and maintain detailed processes and procedures. Database Enhancement
35

3
Provide substantial input to initiatives (and associated policies and standards) related to or growing out of changes intended to improve best practices and facilitate cross-group resource sharing in such areas as database programming, design, and naming standards.

Develop and maintain detailed processes and procedures. Provide DB training as required for applications programmers. Provide on-call services on a rotation schedule for 24x7 production support. General Support
25



JOB REQUIREMENTS

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JOB REQ
Req/
Pref

Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field or and equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Minimum of 7 years of recent Unix/Linux DB2, MySQL and/or MS SQL Data Warehouse experience with large scale production data warehouse, with high availability and performance requirements.

Advanced knowledge of database management systems and standards.

Knowledge of conceptual database design.

Advanced database querying and modeling skills working with moderately complex databases.

Knowledge relating to capacity planning and interface specifications.

Demonstrates good judgment and decision-making; problem identification and resolution; identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance through application configuration and programming techniques.

Excellent written communication skills including the ability to draft clear, concise specifications, documentation and reports.

Demonstrates reasoning and ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.

Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills, service orientation, active listening, effective verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills.

Able to multi-task and prioritize tasks. Ability to work independently on complex technical projects as well as on a team of technical professionals and relevant decision makers.

Previous experience implementing database enhancements that improve performance and reliability of the system, the software, hardware and operating system level.

Strong security skills for protecting the operating system, software, data and hardware.

Technical skills to develop, implement and test disaster recovery functions using backup technologies.

Experience in data migration projects and technologies, writing/converting stored procedures and data migration tools along with defining capacity requirements. Required

Knowledgeable about professional approaches and relevant standards and technology for management of unstructured data such as text and images.

Knowledge of test software code in client server environment.

Skills necessary to develop procedures and standards relating to database management systems.

Knowledge of AWS RDS and other cloud-based database technology. Preferred



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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. If you have questions, please
email the Human Resources Department.

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