Database Administrator
PacificSource Health Plans - Springfield, OR

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Provide database development, administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting to all PacificSource departments and subsidiaries. Assist other Information Technology staff with database-related tasks.


  • Install and maintain Microsoft SQL databases and transformation packages.
  • Install and maintain DBMS server software. Manage upgrade processes.
  • Implement modifications and improvements to existing databases to increase performance, user-friendliness, and stability.
  • Interpret user requests on database changes, updates, and restores; perform appropriate actions.
  • Handle source control and configuration management issues.
  • Implement standards for data security and integrity.
  • Responsible for DB backup and restoration in the event of disaster or as assistance to staff.
  • Advise developers in database table design, champion development and design standards.
  • Perform other related projects and tasks as required.

  • Qualifications:

    Work Experience: Professional DBA experience required, including experience with Microsoft T-SQL stored procedures, configuration management and source control (à la Microsoft Team Foundation Service (TFS), performance management, creation and management of ISS and ETL packages. Minimum 3 years intensive experience working with modern DBMS tools as a DBA.

    Language skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Mathematical Skills: Basic math skills, including fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions.

    Reasoning Ability : Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

    Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registration: AA or BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of well-rounded education and experience. System vendor certifications such as MSDE, MCDBA, or similar required.

    Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to respond to common inquiries and effectively present information to a variety of groups. Requires excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work closely with others as well as independently. Database normalization skills. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and other common office software tools, including Microsoft Office. Interest in ongoing training and learning about technology. Position is standard work hours, but also requires availability for “off-hours” activities, including deployments, troubleshooting, and maintenance. DBMS: Microsoft SQL Server, ODBC, DTS programming. Microsoft VB or VB.NET a plus.

    PacificSource is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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