Database Administrator Working

University System of Georgia
System Office-Athens

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Technology, Database Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Database Administrator Working
Location: System Office-Athens
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 240507
Job Summary

This is an advanced level position with technical work to provide specialized database and application support using Oracle and other vendors’ database engines and products in an enterprise Unix or Windows environment supporting data warehouse information systems and services. This position will be part of a team that works with one or more of several databases, application servers, ETL systems and Business intelligence system. The software supported may include Ellucian Banner 8 and Banner 9, Oracle WebLogic and/or Tomcat Server, Oracle Database, MS SQL Databases, as well as other products as required to support the enterprise systems and services. This position will interact with other teams that support associated integrated systems and will support the development and business analyst teams that are providing the creation and maintenance of the collection and reporting applications.

This position will perform technical tasks independently in multiple operating systems environments and will work with senior level members to develop processes and procedures for new and updated information systems implementations using Oracle, MS SQL and other database applications. Tasks are varied in nature and often time critical. The successful candidate will possess a significant amount of experience in Oracle/Unix and some experience in MS SQL/Windows environments. They will be knowledgeable about issues related to the deployment of changes in a web-deployed, multi-tier environment.


Assists in administering assigned databases; assists with backup and recovery operations, database patching, and upgrades.
Ellucian Banner 8 and Banner 9 experience.
Proficiency in Oracle 12c or higher RDBMS and Weblogic/Tomcat or higher is required.
Competence in Banner Student Information System and associated integrated systems.
Experience with the following: Ellucian Solutions Manager (ESM), JAVA, Jenkins, and Redhat 7.x or higher.
Maintain releases of Banner 9 applications, troubleshoot and fix errors in existing applications systems.
Assists data warehouse team with development needs, query performance and tuning.
Assists in troubleshooting and resolving a variety of problems and issues.
Assists in developing software to automate processes.
Prepares documentation of tools, procedures, diagnoses, repairs and requirements.
Researches requirements of potential new services.
Evaluates the performance of existing services.
Assists in managing user accounts.
Assists in deploying server operating systems; assists in managing system configurations.
Assists in building test environments to evaluate changes prior to production.
Provides workstation support for end users.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree or equivalent required.
At least five (5) years related IT experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least two years of Information Technology experience working with the installation and maintenance of server based RDBMS software, in a multi-tiered Unix or Windows operating environment.
Must be able to do scripting as required for automation of routine DBA tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to function well and maintain customer focus in fast-paced, stressful environment.
Familiarity with using Oracle Database, WebLogic and or Tomcat web services and bash, or MS SQL database, IIS web services and PowerShell.
Experience with centralized version-control, preferably GIT.
Familiarity with IT automation systems, preferably Puppet.


Working at the University System of Georgia

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is a constitutional board responsible for making and administering the policies that govern and manage the public institutions of higher learning in the State of Georgia. The University System of Georgia offers students higher education options at thirty-five colleges and universities throughout the state, providing a wide range of academic programming, including certificates, associates, baccalaureate, master, doctoral and professional degrees. These institutions enroll more than 253,000 students and employ more than 10,000 faculty and 27,000 employees to provide teaching and related services to students and the communities in which they are located.

The Board of Regents maintains the University System Office as an administrative office for conducting the business of the Board, which consists of one member from each congressional district and five members at-large from the State of Georgia appointed by the Governor.

The nature of the work of the Board of Regents requires that the employees of the University System Office be selected on the basis of special training, ability, skills and individual qualities required to perform the duties of the positions to be filled. As an employee of the University System Office, one can be proud to be a part of an office dedicated to the education of Georgia’s citizens.

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