Database Administrator

East Alton, Illinois
Not Specified
Feb 09, 2019
Jul 09, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
8 years
Manages Others?
This exempt position will report to the Manager of Applications and Development and have responsibility monitoring, implementing and maintaining company databases. The candidate should understand the importance of database integrity in terms of both efficiency and security. They will be able to function effectively with limited oversight and moderate on-site training.

The job duties primarily consist of owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests and working to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems. When necessary, this position may help maintain other elements of the IT infrastructure to include software, hardware, networks and a variety of internet applications and other operating systems.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs to turn data information into insights into business decisions and strategic plans. 
  • Determine user requirements, set up and test computer databases, and coordinate changes 
  • Work closely with data modeling to design and implement data structures which meet the business requirement for timely, accurate data 
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data. 
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required. 
  • Assist in other IT infrastructure tasks to ensure software, hardware, networks and other applications or devices are in proper working order. 
  • Other related IT duties as assigned. 

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Strong working knowledge of database standards and user applications to include Sql and Oracle databases is a must. 
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and Sql. 
  • Working knowledge of database design, documentation, coding and some programming languages API. 
  • Web Development experience including designing, coding and modifying websites strongly preferred. 
  • Strong technical experience regarding data models, databases, data mining and segmentation techniques. 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics or equivalent work experience to include at least 8 years of progressive experience in a like job. 

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