Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 302065
Special Instructions Summary
Position opened until filled. Anticipated start date September 19, 2022 or sooner.
INDIANA GEOLOGICAL & WATER SUR (BL-GEOY-IUBLA)
The Indiana Geological and Water Survey (IGWS), a research institute of Indiana University (IU), seeks applications for a database developer to maintain and augment our research data architecture. We are particularly interested in applicants with a strong background in Microsoft SQL, Windows-based server environments, and experience with technical database design for heterogeneous and complementary databases.
We are committed to fostering a welcoming environment and inclusive workplace. We seek candidates who understand different perspectives and cultures, can actively contribute to the work environment where differences are valued and supported, and are sensitive to cultural norms, expectations, and ways of communication. We hope to identify individuals who can assist us in dismantling racism and other oppressions so that all can succeed at Indiana University.
Independently manages and administers research databases of the institute; supports enterprise research data management at a high level.
Assists in the operation of ArcGIS servers and the Esri SDE (Spatial Data Engine). Builds and maintains web applications that interact with IGWS data.
Co-leads the development of novel standards-based data architecture for the Survey. Works within the earth and water sciences and provides institutional data management support by developing, deploying, and administering databases and database applications.
Performs database backup, restore, and recovery.
Aids in server administration, cybersecurity review and reporting, and maintains the integrity of institutional data for the department.
Provides experienced design, development, and implementation of databases with an emphasis on performance, security, and stability; determines technical feasibility and design solutions related to hardware and software requirements; conducts related planning, programming, data modeling, data flow diagramming, structural design, and testing.
Delivers and reports on data through the development of stored procedures, triggers, functions, and views; creates database queries, indexes, and writes data load scripts; designs, tunes, and indexes data tables.
Troubleshoots issues and develops normalized database solutions; reviews monitoring tools and query execution plans to maintain or increase query efficiency; performs root cause analysis on query performance issues.
Creates and maintains documentation for all database development projects and/or activities.
Researches and stays current with database development trends and best practices; recommends database standards, policies, and procedures.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science, information systems, or a related field).
Master's degree in informatics, computer science, or a related field.
2 years of database administration, planning, design, development or related experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Knowledge and experience with any of the following Node.js, React, Express, Vue.js, PHP, Laravel framworks, ColdFusion and/or C#. Other languages and technology experience is a plus
Experience with application programming interface(APIs) integration and development
Experience with Geographic Information Systems (Esri in particular) is a plus
Able to interpret user requests and perform data extraction and migration
Positive attitude and problem solving mindset
Experience with natural sciences is a plus
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This is an in-person position on campus at Indiana University
$47,132.80 - $65,000.00 salary based on experience
In addition, Indiana Unversity provides all Full Time Employees an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to Employee Well-Being, Health Care Plans, Life, Disability, and Accident Insurance, Retirement Plans, Spending & Savings Accounts, Tuition Benefit, and Paid Holiday, Sick, and Vacation Time Off.
Plan offerings are subject to change. To read more about IU benefits for new employees please go to the Indiana University Human Resources website located here.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.