Senior Database Administrator

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Posting NumberSF00835Job TitleSenior Database AdministratorPosition Number108699FTE1.00FLSAExemptPosition TypeProfessional StaffUnionPTAA - Professional/Tech/Admin AssocPay Grade Level14Pay Grade Range$67,313 - $89,806Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent Department Information

DepartmentUniversity Computing SystemsContact(s)Contact Phone/ExtensionContact EmailPhysical DemandsCampus LocationKingstonGrant FundedNoExtension Contingency NotesJob Description Summary

BASIC FUNCTION:

Provide direction in planning, design, implementation, operations and management of Data Base Applications including administration of vendor application to meet University business goals. Define processes and guide efforts for system review and problem resolutions in collaboration among division at the University. Develop Key Performance Indicators that track and measure service delivery, capacity Management and usability. Act as an internal systems/technical consultant to other University constituents.

Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Install, upgrade, maintain and secure the integrity of the University’s databases.
Execute and maintain secure backup and recovery procedures for all databases.

Troubleshoot, monitor and tune databases making recommendations and taking action to ensure optimal performance.

Participate in evaluation of database and application products designed to maintain the databases and application products.

Coordinate database maintenance with other information technology and end-user units of the University.

Co-support the administration of other oracle application administration functions including the installation, configuration, patching and maintenance or other Administrative Systems as requested.

Working as a member of a team, maintain all vendor and custom patches, fixes and tuning as required.

Assist in the project schedules and resource requirements for projects.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain proficiency in the support, installation, maintenance, and system performance of databases used within the University.

Maintain proficiency in business trends for providing services as needed for the technical system services provided to the University.

Assist in identifying institutional information needs.

Assist in making system presentations and establishing and enforcing standards, training staff and assigning programs.

Participate in evaluation of applications and their relationship to the University’s database platforms and performance.

Co-support application systems in the installation, configuration, patching and maintenance or other application administration, as requested.

Support applications tuning as assigned by your supervisor.

Perform other related duties as required or as assigned by your supervisor.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Must be proficient in the use of various software and programming tools, computer workstation equipment, as well as Internet development tools, terminology and practices.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:

1)Bachelor’s degree.

2)Minimum four years’ experience as an Oracle Database Administrator.

3)Demonstrated experience managing production and development application environments for Oracle.

4)Demonstrated familiarity with MySQL and SQL Server back-end databases.

5)Demonstrated experience ensuring applications and databases are operating efficiently and that service levels are maintained and delivered.

6)Demonstrated experience in the installation and configuration of applications and databases.

7)Demonstrated experience in the patching and maintenance of applications and databases.

8)Demonstrated experience identifying, resolving and raising awareness of complex application and data issues.

9)Demonstrated experience maintaining technical documentation for supported applications (such as implementation design documents, support activities, run books, DR plans, etc,).

10)Demonstrated experience facilitating testing for applications adhering to best practices.

11)Demonstrated familiarity with process improvement through automation (including Windows/Unix scripting knowledge).

12)Demonstrated experience assisting in development, investigation and design of new or existing applications.

13)Demonstrated ability to work independently.

14)Demonstrated customer service and problem-solving skills.

15)Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

16)Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

17)Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED:

1)Demonstrated experience with Oracle Cloud Backup.

2)Demonstrated installation and use of OEM (Oracle Enterprise Manager).

3)Demonstrated experience with Infrastructure as a Service.

4)Demonstrated experience with Integration Hubs (MuleSoft – TIBCO etc,).

5)Demonstrated experience with PeopleSoft ERP Administration.

6)Demonstrated experience with Ellucian Administration.

7)Demonstrated experience with Tririga Administration.

8)Demonstrated experience with Workday Administration.

9)Demonstrated experience with Data Warehouse Replication.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date09/05/2019Closing Date09/26/2019Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Resume

(#3) “Other Document” – the names and contact information of three professional references.

Quicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.uri.edu/postings/6345Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have a minimum four years' experience as an Oracle Database Administrator?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have demonstrated experience managing production and development application environments for Oracle?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have demonstrated familiarity with MySQL and SQL Server back-end databases?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have demonstrated experience ensuring applications and databases are operating efficiently and that service levels are maintained and delivered?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Do you have demonstrated experience in the installation and configuration of applications and databases?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. * Do you have demonstrated experience in the patching and maintenance of applications and databases?
      • Yes
      • No
    8. * Do you have demonstrated experience identifying, resolving and raising awareness of complex application and data issues?
      • Yes
      • No
    9. * Do you have demonstrated experience maintaining technical documentation for supported applications (such as implementation design documents, support activities, run books, DR plans, etc.)?
      • Yes
      • No
    10. * Do you have demonstrated experience facilitating testing for applications adhering to best practices?
      • Yes
      • No
    11. * Do you have demonstrated familiarity with process improvement through automation (including Windows/Unix scripting knowledge)?
      • Yes
      • No
    12. * Do you have demonstrated experience assisting in development, investigation and design of new or existing applications?
      • Yes
      • No
    13. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work independently?
      • Yes
      • No
    14. * Do you have demonstrated customer service and problem-solving skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    15. * Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    16. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    17. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
      • Yes
      • No
    18. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • Public Job Posting
      • Internal Job Posting
      • Agency Referral
      • Advertisement/Publication
      • Personal Referral
      • Website
      • Other

     

     

     

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