Job Summary: Connecticut College is conducting a national search for am Oracle and MSSQL Database Administrator. The Database Administrator is responsible for ensuring the optimum performance, integrity, security and availability of enterprise Oracle and SQL Server databases and the installation, maintenance, support and monitoring of enterprise applications used throughout the College. This position will oversee and work collaboratively with the Ellucian database administrators responsible for the Ellucian Managed Cloud Oracle databases. Compensation includes and excellent benefits package.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversee and collaborate with Ellucian database administrators responsible for the Ellucian Managed Cloud Oracle databases to ensure the needs of the college are met for performance, uptime and script implementations, as well as any technical issues that may arise.
Support the enterprise MS SQL databases by providing operational database services, monitoring, database optimization, maintenance, and troubleshooting
Provide support and maintain enterprise administrative applications including implementation, operational support, maintenance, and server storage capacity management.
Manage change and configuration control to protect integrity of software and systems. Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
Contribute to development and success of Enterprise Systems and IS division by sharing information, teamwork and performing related duties as assigned.
Support and maintain Oracle databases On-Premise and hosted at AWS
Develop and maintain technical proficiency by learning and using new software, and tools. Attend training sessions, seminars, and conferences.
Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
4+ years Oracle server administration (RMAN, Performance Monitoring, Create/Upgrade databases (dbua, dbca, etc), cloning, patching, security)
4+ years MS SQL server administration (e.g., stored procedures, triggers, functions, views, constraints and indexes, clustering, 'Always On'), database design and development experience
Experience in troubleshooting performance issues with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Understanding of data modeling techniques.
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Knowledge of ITIL and change management processes
Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Excellent interpersonal, customer service, communications, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent organization skills and ability to set priorities and keep to deadlines.
Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and to work collaboratively within a team
Thorough understanding of how technology enables a college's mission.
Requires occasional after-hours and weekend work.
Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory, IIS, Windows Cluster
Prefer SQL 2017 Server Certification
Prefer experience with GIT
Prefer experience with IBI WebFOCUS
Prefer experience with Ellucian Banner ERP
Prefer experience with Linux OS
VMWare experience, a plus
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume
Applicant Credentialing: Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check, will be conducted on the selected candidate.
Connecticut College requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This includes the booster vaccine. New employees must present their COVID-19 vaccination record to Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. Individuals who have a medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may confidentially request an exemption through the office of Human Resources.
As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE
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