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Database Administrator with Texas Rangers Baseball Club in Arlington, TX

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Technical Services: IT Database Management/Services
The Database Administrator’s role is to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software.
 

Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the Director of IT Operations & Application Services.
  • Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers.
  • Work with IT and Application Development staff to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures.
  • Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Create models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones.
  • Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues.
  • Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
  • Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
  • Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
  • Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to business user needs.
  • Perform database transaction and security audits.
  • Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels.
  • Develop routines for end users to facilitate best practices database use.
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.
 

Position Requirements 

Formal Education & Certification
  • Bachelor Degree in the field of Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Information Systems, or related field and/or 5+ years equivalent work experience. 
  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
  • Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database servers.
  • Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Strong technical documentation skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Highly self motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Overtime may be required in meet project deadlines.
  • On-call availability including some weekends, evenings, and holidays as assigned.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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