IT Data Base Administrator

University of Maryland Division of Information Technology   College Park, MD   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on March 14, 2024
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Position title: IT Data Base Administrator

Position #: 129257

 

The Application Database Administrator (DBA) is a member of Enterprise Data Services (EDS) in the Division of Information Technology (DIT) at the University of Maryland, College Park. The position has responsibility for providing comprehensive database Optimization and administration for enterprise level, cross-campus services .

 

The position is responsible for:

 

* Configuring and maintaining MSSQL (cluster on Prem, Azure, AWS) , Oracle , Postgres databases (AWS RDS) and Redshift data warehouse platform, including monitoring of database health, database performance, availability, deployment, backup and recovery , security (audit), Optimization and SQL tuning;

* Analyzing and guiding customers with T-SQL , PostgreSQL Queries for the Application requirements which includes writing of T-SQl and PostgreSQL;

* Providing 24×7 support for critical production systems. Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours;

* Working knowledge of AWS and Azure architecture, modern data stack and tools for the data lifecycle;

* Implementing Python for data processing, scripting, and automation tasks. Integrate Python scripts with database systems, data lakes, and SSIS packages;

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

 

Experience: 

* 4-7 years of related work experience;

* 4 plus years of Database Administration experience primarily with MSSQL Azure, Oracle, Postgres and Redshift data warehouse platform;

* 7 plus years configuring and maintaining MSSQL databases ( (including MSSQL cluster), including monitoring of database health, database performance, availability, deployment, backup and recovery, security (audit), Optimization, SSIS and T-SQL tuning.

* Experience in Azure and AWS architecture, modern data stack and tools for the data lifecycle.

* Experience in writing SQL queries , T-SQL scripts and python.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Working knowledge of AWS and Azure architecture, modern data stack and tools for the data lifecycle.

* Skilled in T-SQL/PostgreSQL query tuning and Database Tuning, Analyze database performance reports and Recommend best practice for SQL code deployment in production environments for database optimization.

* Must be able to work independently and concurrently on multiple projects, adjust rapidly to occasional significant changes in priorities, and respond efficiently and effectively 24 by 7 for critical production systems.

Preferences:

* Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate

* SQL Server certifications

* Postgres Certification

Additional information: 

Benefits Included:

Medical, dental, and vision coverage designed to help you and your family live a healthy lifestyle.

* Flexible work opportunities

UMCP Tuition Remission for employees, and their dependents to grow and achieve greatness.

Generous paid time off package to address work/life balance and maintain well-being.

Retirement Benefits created to aid employees in reaching future retirement goals.

* And many more…

Salary range: $115,000-$130,000

**This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Physical demands: This is primarily a sedentary position involving extensive use of desktop computers. The position does require walking some distance to attend meetings.

 

Best consideration date: 04/02/2024 or open until filled

 

Please apply at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/117723

 

Background Check: Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.

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