Designs, models, configures, tests and installs databases under occasional guidance. Provides support services for database creation, performance, monitoring, tuning and capacity planning. Builds physical data structures. Enforces policies and procedures for maintaining the security and integrity of the database and ensures the database meets availability and disaster recover requirements. Implements small development projects or components of large projects. Ability to solve medium to complex problems. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance.
Problem Solving/Complexity of Work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgement
Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area
Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members
Develops and implements databases supporting enterprise systems.
Performs all aspects of database management including installation, patching, backup and recovery, performance and tuning, security administration and space management.
Ensures databases are secure and protected
Core Capabilities: Supporting Colleagues
Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas
Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships
Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences
Core Capabilities: Delivering Excellent Services
Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them
Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions
Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness
Core Capabilities: Ensuring High Quality
Performs excellent work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly
Ensures continuous improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them
Fulfills safety and regulatory requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring
Core Capabilities: Managing Resources Effectively
Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure
Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area
Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities
Core Capabilities: Fostering Innovation
Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches
Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges
Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements
Database Backup and Recovery: Has experience backing up routine files and applications used by the organization. Assures that computer-based work is backed up and the recovery process is tested on a regular basis. Has experience with basic backup tools such as Informix's OnTape, Sybase's Dump, or Oracle's Enterprise Backup Utility, as well as other organizational tools.
Physical Database Modeling: Has prepared a simple physical database design or has worked as part of a team designing a more complex physical database. Has defined constraints, including primary keys, foreign keys, other unique keys, and check constraints. Has created views from database tables to summarize data or to provide the user with another perspective of certain data. Has defined simple indexes and snapshots. Has worked with simple server model diagrams that show tables, columns, and relationships within a database, user feedback documentation, and database design documentation.
Server Installation and Upgrade: Has the ability to install software on a specific platform. Demonstrates an ability to resolve problems that may occur during the installation of software. Is capable of understanding the design and purpose of the software being installed.
Database Security: Has performed security assessments to secure a database environment. Is knowledgeable of security tools, security policies, and copyright law as it relates to the database and the information on it. Able to perform basic database administration on a given product.
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