Sr Database Administrator Job

Children's Health - Systems Maintenance Careers

Job Number: 51777

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 7-18-2017



Responsible for providing database expertise and guidance in the design and support of production, test, and development databases. Works with management and other technical experts to develop the long-term architectural strategy for Childrens database platform. Responsible for project planning, estimating, and management of small to medium size projects. Leads other team members in day-to-day activities.


  • Provide direction in the design and implementation of logical/physical databases. Identify architectural issues and propose alternative solutions to Business/Technical problems.
  • Make architecture design decisions for project teams and ensure those decisions are consistent with long-term architecture design. Perform data modeling and process modeling to establish foundation for architecture approach.
  • Produce detailed documentation of design components, i.e., technical designs, program design specifications, interim components, etc Prepare and maintain documentation to support computer operations, related manual procedures, technical references and conduct user training.
  • Maintain and monitor databases (production, QA, and development databases. Install upgrades and patches to existing databases. Identify and implement performance-tuning enhancements as needed.
  • Communicate architecture concepts and direction to directors, managers, and analysts. Support the activities required to build and maintain customer relationships.
  • Develop and communicate project/task estimates and project work plans. Manage tasks and projects to schedule and budget.
  • Direct team to accomplish multiple groups of tasks. Assists management in development, coaching, supervision, and appraisal of other team members.


Minimum 6 years experience in developing information processing solutions plus 3 years experience in database administration.


College degree in computer related field or equivalent experience required


Oracle Certified Professional and/or Microsoft Certified DBA.

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