The Senior Information Technology Systems/Database Administrator Analyst is a senior systems and database administrator who performs the most complex activities within the scope of the Information Technology organization and has the deepest technical knowledge in the assigned areas. Incumbent typically specializes in several overlapping technical areas and/or has broad overlapping architectural responsibilities and may manage multiple projects while also administering several of the most critical production system components. The Senior Information Technology Systems/Database Administrator Analyst operates with minimal oversight.
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.
Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater. For the full LRCEA contract agreement, details click here.
In addition to the typical duties of Information Technology Systems/Database Administrator Analyst I and II;
Operations (including security, performance, problem resolution, & budgets):
Administers and has over-sight for all or most District-wide servers, databases and application software for the most critical business functions and the largest user communities.
Performs district-wide capacity planning for all or most District-wide servers, databases and critical application software.
Consults with IT Management to ensure adequate capacity, performance, and security for all or most District-wide servers, databases and critical application software.
Recommends and implements Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to define agreement between IT and business units or customers for the most critical business application software areas.
Maintains knowledge of components outside of direct responsibilities and works with other IT units (application, database and infrastructure) to design and maintain overall security of systems and data.
Designs and implements Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans for the most critical, District-wide business functions, consistent with IT Management and IT User community requirements.
Manages analysis, application, and migration of patches and upgrades to the ERM (enterprise resource management system – PeopleSoft), both in test and production.
Performs project management for major server, database and application software upgrades of the most critical business systems.
Projects typically include complex integration, involving large staffing across multiple technical layers and technical units, with significant user impact potential and risk avoidance.
Monitors all ongoing projects of technical staff in the unit, to ensure consistency with technical direction.
Organizational Support and Leadership:
Provides technical leadership to Analyst I & II in same specialties.
Recommends and justifies relevant IT procedures & policies.
Acts as a focal point for requests, problems, and issues affecting the unit.
Leads the planning, design, and implementation of system architectures for broad, overlapping areas of technology.
Analyzes and justifies changes and improvements in systems architecture (server, database and software) to Information Technology Management for the most critical systems and largest, Districtwide applications.
Leads long-range planning and budgeting for the most critical Information Technology systems (server, database and application software) and other related areas.
Performs related duties as required.
This position works with the Systems Infrastructure team, which include design, development, management and administration of systems, storage solutions, servers, virtual environments/technologies, information security, Data Management, and engineering and hardening of desktops, servers, file shares, applications, and environments. Systems currently used include but are not limited to: Microsoft Server, Active Directory Exchange, Azure, Office 365, AWS, Linux, VMWARE, Antivirus, VDI, SAN/Storage, Antivirus, and ITSM applications. Our current infrastructure is an AD/Exchange and hybrid cloud environment (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS).
A Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, management information systems, engineering or closely related field and six years’ experience directly related to job duties; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and two years in class of Information Technology Analyst II; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ experience directly related to job duties.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)
Education must be from an accredited institution.
The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.