Database Administrator - Information Technology
This position is the Enterprise Applications-Database program area within the Office of Information Technology.
Install, test, upgrade and administer database and related software. Service Agency Customer needs through consultation and problem solving. Provide direction on the effective use of the database environment.
Assist in the planning/development and implementation of new databases. Provide data modelling using ERwin and creating/tracking database data dictionaries. Create/administer technical documentation to include operating guidelines and security procedures.
Identify poor database performance. Troubleshoot database systems and discern any resulting hardware and/or software issues. Make recommendations and take appropriate actions to improve database performance.
Assist database developers and information technology staff as necessary. Assist with the installation of client tools. Support the IT Service Center by responding to database-related service calls. Ensure that all databases have an availability of 99.9%.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
State Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma and work experience in systems development and maintenance, technical support, or the support of database management systems. A bachelor's degree in a related field may be substituted for the required experience.
Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Agency Additional Requirements: Employee must possess a working knowledge of database management systems, database structures, data security, backups, recovery and monitoring the database systems.
Possess working knowledge of computers and operating systems, conceptual understanding of networking and client-server principles and basic wide area network. Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills.
Ability to establish working relationships with work teams and customers. Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written. Ability to work independently in establishing priorities and responding to Agency needs/requirements.
Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.
EDUCATION: Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.
DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.
EEO: SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.