Database Administrator
City of Austin 78 reviews - Austin, TX

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Graduation from High School or equivalent, plus two (2) years related experience.
  • Any combination of related Education and Experience may be substituted

  • Licenses or Certifications:

    Notes to Applicants

    Pay Range
    $29.65 – $38.55

    Monday – Friday

    8:00 – 5:00 (Overtime as Required)

    Job Close Date
    Departments may close a posting at their discretion

    Open Until Filled

    Type of Posting

    Communication & Tech Mgmt


    Grant Funded or Pooled Position
    Not Applicable


    1124 IH-35, Suite 300, Austin, TX 78704

    Preferred Qualifications
    1. Microsoft MySQL/ SQL Server Certification
    2. Experience administering large MySQL/ SQL Server databases
    3. Experience with SQL query and database internal tuning
    4. Experience with ETL operations across other database platform (Oracle)
    5. Experience with configuration of proactive monitoring and alerting
    6. Experience with database replication and disaster recovery
    7. Experience installing & configuring cluster databases
    8. ITIL Certification, training or experience in an ITIL environment

    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
  • Manages and maintains all production and non-production relational databases and replication servers
  • Oversees and/or performs database installation and configure database parameters
  • Schedules and performs upgrades
  • Manages database privileges and elements
  • Monitors database and replication servers for resource utilization and provides ongoing trend analysis for determining current need and forecasting for future resource requirements
  • Creates logical storage units and maps database elements into these logical units
  • Monitors the use of disk space and take actions to optimize use of space
  • Performs back up and recovery, database consistency checking, and loading and unloading of data
  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive database software configuration database/library
  • Develops and promotes standards and procedures (e.g., operating or security procedures)
  • Conducts software audits of database products for compliance with established standards, policies, configuration guidelines, and procedures
  • Participates in the design of applications

  • Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
    • May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    Does this job require a criminal background investigation?
    This position requires a criminal background investigation

    City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

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