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SQL Database Administrator

Boys Town Omaha, NE

Job Description

TITLE: SQL Database Administrator
CLOSING DATE: July 23, 2018, or until filled

Are you passionate about shaping the future of Americas Youth? Boys Town Nebraska is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit. Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people. Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!

As our Database Administrator you will install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability. This position is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software. You will assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers. Work with 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. Install and configures relevant components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity. 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. Monitors, optimizes, and allocates 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. Work with application development staff to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures. Perform database transaction and security audits. Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels. Develops routines for end users to facilitate best practices database use. Manage and provide guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field, or equivalent.
5 to 7 years of relevant work experience including designing, building, installing, configuring, and supporting database servers.
Certifications in Microsoft SQL: (MTA Database, MCSA: SQL Server, MCSE: Data Platform, MCSE: Business Intelligence), or Oracle Database: (Administrator Certified Associate (OCA), Administrator Certified Professional (OCP), Certified Implementation Specialist, Performance and Tuning Certified Implementation Specialist) preferred.
Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices; knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Working technical knowledge in designing, building, installing, configuring, and supporting database servers, including Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle Database.
Ability to install, configure, and maintain Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Analysis Service.
Ability to design, install, configure, and maintain Microsoft clustering technologies such as AlwaysOn Availability Groups and related HA technologies such as WSFC.
Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products; ability to performance tune and troubleshoot databases.
Ability to manage all aspects of database backup and restore responsibilities to include DR plans.
Strong understanding of organizational goals and objectives.
Ability to provide guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical and systems or process-related topics.
Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution; ability to solve problems, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills.
Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner and to build and sustain successful, professional relationships.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Job Details

Date Posted August 11, 2018
Date Closes September 10, 2018
Requisition 12110
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00