Posting Summary: The University of Virginia seeks a qualified system database. The person should be able to implement and maintain database security, back-up/recovery, monitoring, performance and tuning. The system database administrator is responsible for developing and recommending best practice solutions to the SIS team based on requirements. The ability to work independently as well as within a cross-functional, team based, dynamic environment is essential. The incumbent must be able to configure, design, construct and support relational databases, integration services, for the Oracle PeopleSoft environment and data warehousing/reporting environments. A qualified candidate should have strong project and conflict management skills.
Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Master's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: This position requires at least 5 years of information technology experience or an advanced degree in an information technology field. Experience: 1. Expert level of knowledge and extensive experience with the installation, configuration, monitoring, and tuning of relational database management systems (preferably Oracle) and related technologies; implementation and execution of database backup, recovery, and refresh strategies using a mixture of database and operating systems utilities; implementation and use of database audit and security strategies; implementation and maintenance of schemas 2. Extensive database administration experience in supporting mission-critical, enterprise business information systems and/or student systems (preferably PeopleSoft) that require 24X7 availability; web-enabled applications; decision support, OLAP and/or data warehouse applications and very large databases. 3. Significant experience in the application of sound data and database administration practices; system development lifecycle methodologies; and quality assurance methods. 4. Significant experience with entity-relationship diagrams; designing databases for OLTP applications and/or OLAP applications.
6. Good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing).
Preferred License or Certification: Oracle Database Certification
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing).
Required Computer Applications: Extensive knowledge and experience with operation systems (preferably UNIX and Windows NT/2000/XP) and related utilities; networks; and security protocols.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.