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Database Administrator (122550)

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Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Number 122550
Position Title Database Administrator (122550)
Working Title Database Administrator
Job Summary

This position reports directly to the Manager of Enterprise Architecture. This position will be located in one of the offices of the Florida Virtual Campus. The Florida Virtual Campus has offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville and Pensacola and is a sub-division of the University of West Florida Innovation Institute. This position will be responsible for all aspects of database management including database design, programming, monitoring, maintenance, performance tuning, backup and recovery, patching. This position supports the management and design of software applications providing services to Florida students and higher education institutions, with an emphasis on applications in the general area of library and student services.

FLSA Exempt
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Three or more years’ experience with large applications in a production environment preferred.
• A minimum of two years database management experience with Oracle or SQL Server.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or related field preferred.
• Experience with SQL Server preferred.
• Experience with Oracle preferred.
• Experience with MySQL preferred.
• Experience with Postgresql preferred.
• Experience with Linux operating system
• Experience with Windows operating system
• Experience with Microsoft Dynamics
• Experience with Cloud platforms such as AWS

Essential Functions

Description of Job Duty

Performs DBA tasks such as installation, maintenance and patching of DBMS’. Support our database management systems to ensure high availability and security. Responsible for database backups and recovery processes.

Percentage Of Time 30
Description of Job Duty

Support the development and maintenance of the ERP applications and processes.?This includes support for the websites, database design, ETL development, reporting, applications and data.

Percentage Of Time 30
Description of Job Duty

Perform operational duties such as documentation, applications support, and maintenance of dev, test and prod environments. Participates in on-call/after-hours support of enterprise application functions.

Percentage Of Time 15
Description of Job Duty

Works with staff and/or vendor technical personnel as needed to investigate and resolve application software problems. Keeps other staff informed of the status of problem resolution efforts. Provides on call support.

Percentage Of Time 10
Description of Job Duty

Performs work in support of business processes and projects. Performs time-sensitive tasks and meets established deadlines; maintains effective communications with appropriate FLVC staff; maintains effective working relationships to ensure the success of the business processes and projects. Utilization of troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.

Percentage Of Time 10
Description of Job Duty

Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements 1- No unusual physical requirement.
Standing Daily
Walking Daily
Sitting Daily
Reaching with hands and arms Daily
Climbing or balancing Occasionally
Stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling Occasionally
Use of hands to handle objects Daily
Lifting up to 10 pounds Daily
Lifting up to 25 pounds Occasionally
Lifting over 25 pounds N/A
Talking: Express or exchange ideas verbally Daily
Hearing: Perceive sound by ear Daily
Vision: Ability to distinguish similar colors, depth perception, close vision Daily

Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job

Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job This position requires a criminal background screen., This position requires fingerprinting

Posting Details

Posting Details

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Requisition Number S00322PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Normal Work Hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contract Period
FTE 1
Salary Range $80,000 - $90,000
Pay Basis Annually
Work Location Gainesville, Tallahassee or Pensacola
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date
Close Date 05/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu.

Applicants are required to attach a resume.

An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.

For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have two years appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter