Database Administrator III

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

ID: 7066250
Posted: May 14, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Department Summary
Information Technology Shared Services (ITSS) is a component of The University of North Texas System. The mission of ITSS is simple: to be the best at delivering customer-aligned IT solutions and services. Our services are provided to all member institutions using an IT shared services governance model.

IT Shared Services provides the primary technology used by all campuses to support their operations. These include: shared resources of data centers, computing hardware, software applications, network and voice communications, collaboration and productivity capabilities, central web services, risk management, and security and compliance services. As a department, we strive to provide the most professional personnel possible to serve our campus constituents.

The University of North Texas is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance.

Position Overview
The IT Shared Services Department at the University of North Texas System is seeking to hire a Database Administrator III to join their team. This position performs complex (journey-level) database administration work supporting university wide mission critical business applications. Work involves planning, developing, maintaining, and monitoring integrated database systems; evaluating and implementing database policies and procedures; and maintaining data integrity. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with coursework in computing or information systems and five years of progressively responsible computer programming and analysis experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the methods and equipment used in electronic data processing, including system analysis and design, and computer programming techniques.
5 years’ experience administering large databases (Oracle, MSSQL)
Extensive experience writing SQL and stored procedures and query tuning on high-transaction systems
Experienced in ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) development / data integration.
Experience in SQL Server Clustering and HA technologies including mirroring, log shipping, failover cluster and various replication technologies would be an advantage.
Strong skill in writing programs for computer applications.
Strong skill in analyzing and solving complex data processing and computing problems.
Ability to coordinate a work team and train lower level programmers and analysts for specific tasks or assignments.
Ability to perform detailed work accurately.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to communicate clearly, succinctly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of safe working procedures related to work performed.
Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
Experience in Oracle Database Administration work or SQL Server Administration work.



 

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