Database Administrator Lead

Job description

Job Purpose: Provide leadership and technical direction in the planning, design, installation, upgrade and maintenance of university database systems. Provide technical support and expertise in all functions associated with database systems management and infrastructure configuration including security, performance, recoverability, integrity and availability. Responsible for project leadership.


Major Responsibilities:


  • Provide guidance to database administration staff, providing technical vision, task planning and oversight of project schedules and resource requirements.
  • Plan, install and upgrade databases, application software and other software related to database management system administration.
  • Create, configure and modify database objects, storage parameters, database parameters.
  • Monitor and administer database management system security including adding and removing users, administering quotas and detection and resolution of security issues.
  • Implement database backup and recovery processes.
  • Monitor and tune databases to optimize performance.
  • Troubleshoot database problems and implement corrective measures as required. May interact directly with customers on database related issues.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



Basic Qualifications:


  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Work Experience: Six to eight years job related experience.
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: This job requires advanced expertise in specific database systems including security and relational databases. Requires full understanding and utilization of database components to meet business needs.


  Qualifications   Preferred Qualifications:


•Preferred Education: Master's Degree or equivalent work experience  

•Preferred Work Experience: Six plus years of experience as an Oracle DBA; University environment is preferred.

•Preferred Certifications: N/A

•Preferred Skills: Proficiency working in RMAN, Linux and bash shell scripting. Experience with Ellucian Banner and/or PeopleSoft. Experience with J2EE application environments such as Weblogic. Architecting, installing, and configuring Oracle RDBMS, WebLogic, and the Ellucian Banner Student Information System. Knowledgeable of database cloud migration and Amazon Web Service. This would include applying enhancements and upgrades to these systems, providing approaches for isolating and troubleshooting technical issues, and proactively monitoring system security, health, performance, and trends in capacity utilization.  Provide training and guidance to other database administrators.  Show the ability to support multiple projects.


Additional Information: Weekends and after-hours are occasionally required.

Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: IT analysts and programmers, other database administrators, customers, IT leadership and project management. This position typically will advise and counsel: IT analysts and programmers, other database administrators, customers, IT leadership and project management. This position will supervise: NA. 



Department Description  The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides information technology leadership and support to the Georgia Institute of Technology, working in partnership with academic and business units to meet the unique needs of a leading research university. OIT serves as the primary source of enterprise-wide information technology and telecommunications services in support of students, faculty, staff, and researchers. Services and resources range from operating and maintaining Georgia Tech's leading-edge wired and wireless networks, which provide Internet and research network connectivity, to protecting the integrity of the Institute’s data and critical administrative systems.




The Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) Directorate is comprised of several key groups working cooperatively together to implement, enhance and support the strategic institute initiatives and projects related to Georgia Tech’s enterprise


administrative/business and academic information systems.





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Job No: 0177968
Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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