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Overall Purpose: This career step requires intermediate level experience. Responsible for application and/or system DBA (database administration) work including development and design of the databases that support our business applications and systems.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Responsible for database configuration, reliability, recoverability, performance, and the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of database software and related components. Responsible for providing operational database support for databases on many different DBMS (database management systems) software levels and versions, utilizing a wide variety of DBMS features, on many different operating system platforms for applications of differing complexities, disaster priority, mission critical designation, strategic initiatives, degree of standardization, practices, and usage of third party software. Such responsibilities typically include advanced featured databases for complex environments for high priority applications. The operational database support responsibilities include those related to availability, performance, currency, integrity, security, and confidentiality of the database instances, database backups and recoveries, database disaster recovery, data replication, database growth and disk space utilization, database problem analysis and resolution, configuration files, operating system account and system level schemas, tablespaces, database patches, database upgrades, database compatibilities, database bugs and workarounds, database vendor support process, database documentation, new database release features and enhancements, special features associated with the physical DBMS (such as clusters), applications consultation, SQL tuning and object management, automation, and project implementation activities, such as physical design and installation of database environments and database. May also be responsible for project design and estimating, DBMS product certification, DBMS product or feature subject matter expert/point of contact consultation, direction and guidance regarding database management system features, best practices development and implementation, and standards development and implementation. Job Contribution: Intermediate level technical professional. Subject matter technical knowledge within a discipline and sound understanding of ATT technologies.

Education: Preferred Bachelors degree in Business, Information Systems, Engineering, Math, or Sciences or equivalent experience. Experience: Typically requires 3-5 years experience. Technical Career Pathway (TCP) role. Supervisory: No.

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Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:
  • Capacity Planning and Management
  • Data Administration
  • Database Backup and Migration
  • Database Design (Physical)
  • Database Development Tools
  • Database Management System
  • Database Structures
  • Information Security Management
  • Operating Systems and Environments
  • Performance Measurement and Tuning
  • Query and Database Access Tools
  • Relational Databases
  • Repository Tools
  • Scripting Tools and Languages
  • Software Installation and Support
  • Technical Troubleshooting
Note: Additional skills / competencies may be added to this specific requisition. During the application process, you will be asked to provide your proficiency and experience with all the skills / competencies associated with the requisition.



Job ID 2170721 Date posted 11/29/2021
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