Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Reporting to the Manager of Database Administration and Platform Support, the Database Administrator (DBA) will be part of a team responsible for the administration of Yale’s centrally managed database platforms. The DBA will use their technical expertise and experience related to all aspects of database administration in Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Work as part of a team of database administrators to ensure the security, health, efficiency, and reliability of our platforms in a dynamic 24-7-365 production data center and/or cloud hybrid environment. Work independently in the daily support of customer requests, incidents, problems and changes with Yale’s supported Database Platforms (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL).
Collaborate with other departments in ITS on cross-team efforts and incident/problem resolution. Effectively prioritize and manage concurrent assignments, bringing them to successful completion with minimal supervision. Work closely with technical owners of applications to plan, standardize, and automate procedures. Provide performance tuning, capacity planning, disaster recovery planning, and automation guidance for systems and applications. Prepare and enhance documentation to support procedures in Database Administration. Participate in groups/committees related to processes, standards and best practices and ensure documentation is up to date. Participate in cross-functional technical projects that require foundational platform as a component of the solution. Work on scripting to automate some of our repeatable processes. Perform off-shift work and participate in rotating on-call coverage.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-60456BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or the equivalent combination of experience & education.2 years’ professional experience or internship
Proven experience with Oracle or SQL Server.
Basic understanding of database security, disaster recovery and database backup procedures.
Ability to work collaboratively and independently. Proven self-starter with ability to set priorities and manage workload. Proven ability to work in an environment where change control procedures e.g. ITIL are in use.
Excellent communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and document complex procedures.
Command of SQL and SQL server tools. Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling.
Preferred Education and Experience: Linux/platform, Ellucian Banner, Talend, Broadcom. Oracle RDBMS 12.2 or higher administration on Linux. SQL Server 2016, & 2017 administration. Installation & configuration of Oracle Fusion Middleware. Unix platforms including automation through scripting. PowerShell scripting and T-SQL. Oracle OEM configuration & monitoring. API Gateway(Layer7) Axway, MFT,AWS, Microsoft Azure.
Internal Number: 60456BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.