Database Administrator

TalentEdge | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 5/31/2023

Direct Hire

TalentEdge has teamed up with an established higher education leader to fill a direct hire opportunity as a Database Administrator.

A full job description can be provided to interested/qualified candidates

As the Database Administrator you will be responsible for providing database administration activities and system support for the ERP and other related systems. You will be a key contributor to planning, analysis, coordination, support and maintenance of the ERP system.

Job responsibilities (partial list):

  • Provide operational support for enterprise database needs

  • Manage, audit/monitor system database instances and environments including application and web servers, scalability and redundancy

  • Determine and implement dataset backup and recovery procedures

  • Consults with staff to gather information about database needs, objectives, functions, and features. Provide database design, SQL, PL/SQL tuning, and complex query writing support as appropriate for new and existing systems.

  • Create and/or maintain documentation that describes DBA policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field from a four-year college or university and at least five years of related experience

Competencies/Skills: (partial list – full list on full job description)

  • Provide support for the Oracle databases and related tools for multiple clients.

  • Review and install application updates, enhancements and patches for the Banner ERP and related systems.

  • Review and apply updates to all Oracle Databases.

  • Create, maintain, and upgrade ERP environments including working with team members on webservers.

  • Provide troubleshooting assistance related to the ERP and other related systems.

  • Support the MSSQL Server database environments

  • Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Experience/Knowledge (partial list):

  • Extensive knowledge of Oracle, PL/SQL, RMAN, and database tuning concepts.

  • Ability to troubleshoot database issues and offer effective solutions quickly and accurately.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, documentation, and procedures.

  • Proficiency in UNIX (Linux, Solaris) and Windows environments.

  • Proficiency in understanding/writing shell scripts in a UNIX environment.

  • Proficiency in Database design concepts.

  • Ability to support Microsoft SQL Server

  • Cognos experience.

  • Third party software install/configuration as needed.

“TalentEdge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of TalentEdge to provide equal opportunity in employment and conditions of employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy-related condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, familial status, prior arrest, domestic violence victim status, non-job related convictions, participation in lawful activities outside of our workplace, or any other status protected by law.”

Employment Type
Full Time

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