Database Administrator

Location: San Antonio, Tx
Date Posted: 06-27-2018
Title of Position:  Data Base Administrator

Department: IT 

Reports to: IT Director

DESCRIPTION:
Creates and implements database designs that allow for high availability of agency data; implements and maintains backup and recovery strategies; monitors database performance and adjusts tuning parameters for maximum performance; installs new databases, upgrades database software, and installs security updates and bug fixes; develops, automates, and schedules interfaces jobs which transfer data between different databases and applications; manages and allocates database server resources including disk space and memory; advises application staff on problem resolution and database usage best practices; designs and implements a highly available database network structure; documents procedures; automates routine database maintenance tasks; performs other duties as assigned.
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Services or related field plus four years' experience in a computer related field, including two years as a database administrator; or Master’s degree plus two years’ experience as a database administrator; proficient experience and expertise in relational database technology, MS SQL technology; proficient in Windows operating systems; proficient programming skills in SQL, VBA, .NET; proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook; MSSQL development table creation and usage of stored procedures, triggers, queries, constraints, objects; experience with Telerik, SQL Server Reporting Services and SharePoint strongly preferred; knowledge of project management concepts; expertise with SQL Server 2012 and above locally and in the cloud (AWS and Azure); capable and familiar with researching and using proprietary APIs; possess strong communication, interpersonal skills and problem solving ability; Microsoft Certified Database Administrator preferred (MCSA, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD); ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical professionals; possess strong communication, interpersonal skills and problem solving ability; strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work effectively; ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment and responsibility; a valid driver’s license; ad ability to operate a motor vehicle.
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