Data Base Administrator in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Information Technology
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Database Administrator Job Description

*Database administrators are responsible for accurately and securely using, maintaining and developing computerised databases within a wide range of public and private sector organisations.

*Database administrators design, write and take care of computer database systems so that the right person can get the right information at the right time.

*They work with database software to find ways to store, organise and manage data.

*They identify user needs, set up computer databases and test systems ensuring that they perform as they should.

*Data integrity, backup, security and troubleshooting are critical parts of the database administrator's job.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Keeping databases up to date;

*Helping with database design and development;

*Managing database access;

*Designing maintenance procedures and putting them into operation;

*Ensuring that databases meet user requirements;

*Liaising with programmers, applications/operational staff, IT project managers and other technical staff;

*Managing database security/integrity and backup procedures;

*Implementing security measures;

*Defining objectives through consultation with staff at all levels;

*Writing reports, documentation and operating manuals;

*Testing and modifying databases to ensure that they operate reliably;

*Providing user training, support and feedback;

*Writing disaster recovery plans;

*Archiving data.

Skills and Specifications

*Candidates must be patient, meticulous and logical in their work and capable of prioritising tasks.

*Good problem solving, analytical, administrative, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are also important.

*Familiarity with computer operating systems and database technology (design, software and structure) is essential.

*Technical expertise and previous computer industry work experience is often necessary.
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