Provides technical direction for database design, maintenance, and administration. Evaluates and recommends available DBMS products after matching user requirements with system capabilities. Develops and formulates standards, procedures, and conventions for database use. Leads technical/programming staff to ensure database security from accidental or intentional loss or damage. Determines file organization, indexing methods and security procedures for specific user applications. Requires demonstrated expertise in the use of database management systems and related products from vendors such as Oracle, SAP, SAS, and IBM. Familiar with a variety of the field`s concepts, practices, and procedures. Generally leads a group of database administrators. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a Project Director.
(a) Provides all activities related to the administration of computerized databases.
(b) Projects long-range requirements for database administration and design in
conjunction with other managers in the information systems function.
(c) Designs, creates, and maintains databases in a client/server environment.
(d) Conducts quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server environment to
ensure accurate and appropriate use of data.
(e) Advises users on access to various client/server databases.
(f) Designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to JCL, access
methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and
security, documentation, and statistical methods.
(g) Applies knowledge and experience with database technologies, development
methodologies, and front-end/back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL). Performs
database programming and supports systems design.
(h) Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and
procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.
Requires a Bachelor`s degree; Master`s degree preferred and 8-10 years
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