Information Technology Services is seeking applications for a Junior Database Administrator – Professional Technologist 2. This position will primarily be responsible for managing and administering WVU database systems.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Install and configure multiple instances of databases for training, development, testing, and production on multiple machines.
Perform backups and restores for each system, along with performing regular tests of business continuity plans for all production databases.
Create procedures, plans and documentation needed by other database administrators and IS management to support University applications.
Research new security patches and releases for databases, application, and forms servers, as well as any Oracle utilities and tools utilized.
Evaluate user requests for security access and grant appropriate access. This position works with the end-user to develop, test and implement new roles for security access.
Monitor OIT Helpdesk and respond to helpdesk tickets that are assigned to the DBA Group.
This position is on-call 24x7 approximately six weeks per year to ensure the constant availability of the production systems and to perform database administrative maintenance, software upgrades/patching, and custom code application to production systems.
This position provides 24x7 liaison contact support to vendors when issues are considered Severity 1 (down production system or the University is severely impacted).
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience; degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, electronics, engineering or related science field is preferred.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience in the following areas:
Database Administrator experience
Experience with installation and maintenance of vendor software
Providing technical assistance to end users
Working knowledge of database tools and utilities, such as application server, monitoring utilities or warehousing tools
First consideration will be given to those who apply by October 9, 2017.
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