Manages and maintains all production and non-production databases. Assists the technical lead with operational expertise for the implementation, architecture, design, ongoing support and maintenance of institutional databases and related software systems. Works with multiple IT teams and University departments to develop, maintain, and enhance databases and related applications.
Maintains a documented database strategy, including standards, design, maintenance, replication, archiving, access, and security to support departmental and organizational needs, under the supervision of the senior database administrator. Manages and maintains all production and non-production databases, including performing backups, recovery, and validation, as well as reporting on database statistics. Proactively manages the database environment to identify and recommend alternatives to poorly coded applications, including consulting with end users to recommend the most appropriate database solution. Applies patches, installs software, manages database environment, monitors performance, and troubleshoots alerts. Optimizes database configurations for performance and cost. Maintains current knowledge and keeps management informed of products, developments and trends in database management and software. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or information systems. Three (3) years of experience working with various database management systems within database design, testing, implementation, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment or seven (7) years of the equivalent experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: Intermediate to expert knowledge in managing at least one of the following RDBMS: Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL. Intermediate to expert knowledge of PL-SQL and/or T-SQL. Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems. Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), profiling, and using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools. Experience with backups, restores and recovery models. Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options. Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts. Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics. Experience working with Linux/Windows servers. Experience with PowerShell or Unix shell scripting. Good communication and documentation skills. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite.
Bachelor's degree. Five (5) years of experience working with various database management systems within database design, testing, implementation, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are a plus: Experience with database administration in multiple RDBMS. Experience working in cloud environments (AWS, AZURE, etc.) Experience integrating multiple RDBMS with various enterprise applications. Experience with real-time data integration and replication in a data warehousing environment. Certifications are a plus. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ANDABILITIES: Strong understanding of all phases of the application development lifecycle and project management disciplines. Ability to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines while paying strong attention to detail and analytics. Excellent organization, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills. Ability to work well with people in all levels of the organization. Strong ability to work independently and with little supervision, as well as take guidance from senior DBAs.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13546
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.