Database Administrator

Company: Premier Staffing

Updated: 12/26/2013


Description The Database Administrator/Developer role is to direct, evaluate, review, and manage database resources and services across the organization while ensuring high levels of data quality. This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software. The Database Administrator/Developer will also design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance-tune production databases. Responsibilities ? Ensure the stability and reliability of data access and data quality across the organization via ongoing database support and maintenance. ? Analyze user requirements for reports, forms, queries, and data extraction. ? Develop and deploy end-user practices and tools for data extraction, queries, and data manipulation in accordance with business processes. ? Provide end-user training as necessary with regards to the effective and efficient use of database tools and resources. ? Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones. ? Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues. ? Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements. ? Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems. ? Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases. ? Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to business user needs. ? Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases. Position Requirements Formal Education & Certification ? College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science or related field and/or 3 years equivalent work experience. Knowledge & Experience ? Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices. ? Excellent understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing and relational database environments. ? In-depth experience with data management and data processing flowcharting techniques. ? Broad knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices. ? Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database servers.. ? Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience. Personal Attributes ? Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. ? Strong technical documentation skills. ? Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products. ? Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. ? Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. ? Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. ? Able prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. ? Strong customer service orientation. ? Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Interested candidates, please send resumes to