Database Administrator
State of Oklahoma - Oklahoma

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INTRODUCTION A resume and cover letter must be submitted along with your application.

The Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) is a government agency providing services to other Oklahoma government agencies. We work toward the goals of capitalizing on available resources, continuing to seek cost saving opportunities and elevating our level of service. Our mission is to be a “FAST” agency: Flatter, Agile, Streamlined, and Technology-enabled.

The Information Services Division (ISD) is seeking a full-time Program Manager for our Oklahoma City location. This is an unclassified position within Oklahoma state government. In addition to a comprehensive Benefits Packet the annual salary for this position is based on education and experience.

Position Purpose:
The Database Administrator is responsible for database administration functions with respect to custom application development. The Database Administrator will be responsible for strategic planning, management, and support of all database applications primarily with respect to standard tasks such as security and capacity planning, performance tuning, maintenance, troubleshooting, change control activities, and database development in support; providing key database recommendations and best practice solutions to project teams as requested. Will be responsible for all activities associated with the management and operation of database platforms, including the implementation of data models and designs, creating database tables, indexes, triggers and views to support new and existing applications, monitoring database size and performance, tuning SQL queries, developing prototypes to demonstrate proposed functionality, producing support documentation, and providing production support. Additional duties will include supporting the development of ETL tool usage, reporting services, and enterprise service bus operations, as needed. Other duties will include installing SQL Server software upgrades and patches, forecasting and facilitating root cause analyses on database issues, managing security and access to databases, performing benchmarking analysis to properly size hardware platforms, and creating and maintaining technical documentation relating to database management. Finally, an emphasis on insuring data security and performance of production databases will be necessary.

Principal Activities: •
Ability to work as a part of a team as well as independently, when required. •
Support departmental operations in a high-throughput production environment by
proactively managing the performance, integrity, and security of applications'
databases. •
Perform under limited supervision, maintain reliability of data and databases, and
assist in developing and implementing standards for database maintenance and
configuration. •
Implement and maintain disaster recovery solutions for production databases. •
Setup, manage, and maintain reporting services database and security. •
Create databases and database objects such as tables, indexes, views, triggers, and
stored procedures. •
Work to establish strategic directions and plans for storing and warehousing
data. •
Lead the design and construction of highly available and secure databases, data
warehouses, data marts, and business intelligence platforms. •
Create and maintain customized database reports •
Assist and or lead data conversion implementations. •
Assist in the management of the hardware and software as related to the operations of
the SQL Server DBMS, including system development, maintenance, and recommendations of purchases of new hardware and software. •
Responsible for synchronizing and migrating data and database objects between
development, quality assurance, and production environments. •
Support Database Administrators and Software Applications Developers with best
practices for database design, programming, and tuning. •
Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not supervise personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:
Position requirements include Bachelor Degree in Business, Computer Science or an appropriate discipline from an accredited four-year college or university and five (5) year’s related experience and training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

PREFERENCE may be given to applicants who possess the following: •
Experience with one or more major RDMS other than Microsoft SQL Server. •
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator certification •
Experience with developing data warehouse strategies. •
Experience in hardware and network workload balancing.

CONCLUSION Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.

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