Database Administrator IV

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General Information

Job Posting ID 4966288 Creation Date Mar 04, 2014
Employer Posting No 14-020 Closing Date Sep 10, 2014
Job Site Address AUSTIN, Texas 78701 Employer Type State Government
Openings 1

Job Description

Performs highly complex (senior-level) database administration work. Work involves coordinating the planning, development, maintenance, and monitoring of integrated database systems; evaluating and reviewing database policies and procedures; and maintaining data integrity. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Coordinates and/or conducts the design, analysis, and maintenance of database structures.
Designs and implements procedures necessary to save and recover databases from hardware and software failures.
Develops goals and objectives for the use and improvement of an efficient and cost-effective database system.
Develops policies and procedures to guide in the use and acquisition of database software and resources.
Establishes and implements necessary database security standards and controls.
Evaluates and recommends database software packages for potential acquisition.
Performs and reviews logical and physical data modeling, designs relational database models, and creates physical data models from logical data models.
Performs database performance monitoring, implements efficiency improvements, and modifies existing databases and database management systems.
Plans, coordinates, and supports migration to new data management system software levels and verifies and tests to ensure data reliability and functionality.
Assists in developing budgets.
Assists in developing policies and procedures designed to ensure the integrity of the database environment.
Performs related work as assigned.

Experience and Education
Experience in computer systems, data analysis, or database development and maintenance work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, management information systems, or a related field is generally preferred. Education and experience may be substituted for one another.
3 years database administration experience.

Oracle database administration.
web application server administration.
storage area network administration.
Solaris system administration.
Linux system administration.
EMC Symmetrix/DMX provisioning and support.
EMC SAN Administration.
EMC Replication Manager.
storage array monitoring.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of database programming and systems design; of computer operations, systems, and procedures; of project control and cost estimating techniques; of computer programming languages; of data processing flowcharting techniques; of database structures and theories; of current database technologies; and of data analysis and evaluation techniques.
Skill in complex problem solving and critical thinking and in the operation of computers and applicable computer software.
Ability to identify and define user task needs; to process information logically; to conduct short-range and long-range project planning studies; to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $5,000.00 / MO and $7,500.00 / MO
Additional Pay Details There is a 90-day waiting period for medical insurance and participation in the retirement system. Details about insurance and retirement benefits are available at
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Other Insurance Plans
  • Other Paid Leave
  • Pre-Tax Programs for Child and Health Care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No

Job Requirements

Occupation Database Administrators
Minimum Experience and Education  3 yrs   0 mos and Bachelors Degree

Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Software (Oracle, Access, etc)
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)
  • Networking or Lan Software (Cisco, etc)
  • Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)
  • Personal Computers
  • Presentation Software (PowerPoint, Flash, etc)
  • Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc)
  • Utility Software (Virus, File Compression, etc)
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)
Specific Computer Skills Solaris system administration, Linux system administration, EMC Symmetrix/DMX provisioning and support, EMC SAN administration, EMC SRDF, EMC replication manager, EMC ECC, storage array monitoring

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Job Title Database Administrator IV
Job Closing Date Sep 10, 2014
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