Database Administrator, Senior

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 26, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Enterprise Systems supports the Virginia Tech community by developing, coordinating, and managing application software systems and enterprise data to provide critical information services for university constituents.

As a Database Administrator, Senior, you will implement and maintain databases under limited supervision. You will provide guidance and coaching to lower level professionals as well as leadership on database projects. Your responsibilities include diagnosing, troubleshooting, consulting, and resolving problems with complex systems in an enterprise environment. Additionally, you will make recommendations regarding process improvements and solutions, that are focused on the direction of tasks and duties.

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, information systems or related field.
-Significant experience administering relational databases in a high availability environment.
-Significant experience with Windows operating system in a server environment.
-Experience utilizing best practices for database security, performance tuning and backup and recovery.
-Demonstrated experience with programming languages. Examples include Java, .NET
-Significant experience with PowerShell.
-Experience supporting end users with SQL performance and other database related problems.
-Significant experience working with vendors to resolve technical issues.

Required Competencies
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
-Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

-Certification in relational database administration.
-Higher education courses in database management systems.
-Experience serving in a technical leadership role on projects.
-Experience supporting extract, transform and load (ETL) processes.

Review Date

November 9, 2020

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Advertised: October 26, 2020
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