University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Data Base Administrator 2

Payroll Title: UCP IX
Class Code: 0946-9089
Job Family: DPS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 633

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of a designated administrator or a Senior Data Base Administrator, applies a high degree of expertise and specialized knowledge of data base management techniques which facilitate and expedite the usability, consistency, accuracy, integrity, security, timeliness and availability of academic and administrative data regardless of environment or platform.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs all of the duties and responsibilities of a Data Base Administrator 1, but usually on assignments of a more complex nature. Duties include tasks related to data base maintenance, security, performance, efficiency, capacity, recoverability, and problem resolution.
  2. Works on complex design and systems integration issues including activities associated with Data Warehouse and operational data technology and client/server technology.
  3. Works with vendors, users, application developers, and management to obtain information and develop an understanding of needs and recommends potential solutions utilizing relational technology.
  4. Approves the design of logical and physical data models and file structures.
  5. Monitors system wide performance and assists Systems Programmers in maintaining optimal resource usage.
  6. Monitors application performance to identify resource intensive transactions and assists applications teams and end users to maximize performance.
  7. Reviews, evaluates, and recommends purchase of data base administration and application support tools and software.
  8. Develops, documents, and enforces naming conventions and standards for data definitions and usage, DBMS structures, program coding techniques, and database utilities.Ensures that each application has addressed disaster recovery planning issues.
  9. May supervise others, if assigned for specific projects.
  10. Actively participates in local and national professional organizations and user groups to keep abreast of new developments and technology.
  11. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree and five to ten years of progressively responsible technical experience or equivalent combination of training and experience
  2. Demonstrated commitment to maintaining state-of-the-art technical knowledge.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  4. Ability to provide technical documentation and project plans for technical staff members.
  5. Good interpersonal skills
  6. Ability to work flexible or off-shift hours.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Good organizational skills
  2. Ability to present technical papers or presentations at professional seminars and workshops
  3. Considerable knowledge of departmental and institutional structures and goals

Date Created 11/1/98