Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Database Administrator for the Office of Information Technology (OIT), Enterprise Application Services (EAS). This position reports to the Associate Director of the Data Management & Analytics. The Database Administrator provides technical leadership to EAS staff, staff in other OIT divisions, and OIT clients in the planning and implementation of complex projects requiring significant special database expertise.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Installs, configures, performance and design of the database environment supporting EAS applications and control systems.
Directs the analysis of vendor supplied software and determines the optimum configuration for interfaces between hardware, database management systems and application systems.
Ensures control over modifications or enhancements to systems software to ensure minimum impact on production systems under development.
Recommends the establishment of and enforces standards relating to use of system software.
Evaluates systems and makes recommendations for improvements to management.
Installs, setup & configures MS-SQLServer Cluster database environments in all tiers of development lifecycle.
Administers and troubleshoots databases including security patching, SQL tuning, capacity planning, and schema design.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technology field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
A minimum of five (5) years with relevant systems experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Customer service mindset, profession courtesy, respect and consistent positive communications to team members and clients is essential to delivering great work experiences.
Experienced in performing industry standard backup and recovery procedures.
Skilled at PowerShell and Windows cmd scripts for environment and application support.
Well versed in MS-SQLServer cluster architecture, security & performance tuning.
Good analytical and troubleshooting capabilities.
Good problem solving skills and resourceful.
Good oral & written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal/team skills.
Well organized and detail oriented.
Expertise in MS-SQLServer database administration and inititive to learn other database technologies.
Certifications in MS-SQLServer database administration and/or Oracle DBA (OCP)
Familiarity with other tools and software surrounding the database environment.
This role will require to manage a variety of Enterprise Databases running on different operating systems and database technologies. The candidate will need to support SQLServer, racle, MySQL, Postgres, IMS running on Solaris/Linux/Windows/Mainframe operating systems. The candidate will need to develop scripts to help manage the environment and perform traditional support tasks, such as: install, configure, tune, load, databases running to support a variety of business/data domains. Backup and Recovery skills are required to ensure the critical datasets are consistent and available
Posting Number: 20ST1644
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 119606
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.