Job Opening: Database Administrator
Department: Information Technology
Posting Date: December 23, 2020
Closing Date: until filled
Weekly Hours: 40.0
Shift: 8:30 am to 5:00pm, extended hours as needed
The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for managing the database technology for the County of Delaware. The DBA provides technical expertise in the design, implementation, and maintenance of database management systems that support institutional business and applications. Additional responsibilities include reporting, data input and output, technology management, and end-user training and support.
The Database Administrator will utilize their experience in database administration, database performing tuning, and SQL high availability features to manage databases withing our current environment. The Database Administrator will provide recommendations for architecture changes, standard maintenance routines, and provide details for creating redundancy in the SQL environment. The Database Administrator will also be responsible for day-to-day support, troubleshooting, performing required updates to SQL, and participation on project teams. This position will be performed via a combination of on-site and remote work.
Under the general direction of the Director of Infrastructure, the DBA will:
Provide hands-on operational support to databases
Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance
Deploy SQL High Availability features to ensure database redundancy for production applications
Identify performance issues and carry out Performance Tuning
Deploy new databases\database servers as needed
Refines and automates regular processes, tracks issues, and documents changes
Shares technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members
Document all routine procedures
Other duties as assigned
At least 5 years of experience as a SQL DBA
Experience with High Availability features in SQL
Experience with cloud technologies such as Azure or AWS
Experience with managing or migrating database environments to the cloud
Proficient with Windows servers and Active Directory
Ability to deploy and troubleshoot SQL servers in a virtual environment
Proficient with Stored Procedures, creating and altering tables
Experience with backups and restores
Excellent written and verbal communication
Knowledge of backup solutions
Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within six months of starting employment.
Please email resume and/or application to County of Delaware Personnel Department at DelcoJobs@co.delaware.pa.us.