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Junior Database Administrator

Junior Database Administrator

Department 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Hire Type 
Regular Full-Time
Minimum Age (Years) 
21 or Above
# of Openings Remaining 
1

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Overview

The Junior Database Administrator executes changes to computer databases, and tests and implements the database applying knowledge of database management systems. He/she plans, coordinates, and implements security measures to safeguard computer databases. Responsibilities must be performed in accordance with all Company standards, policies, and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Be responsible for practicing, supporting, and promoting Thunder Valley Casino Resort’s "Winning Attitude" company-wide culture and demonstrating AAA Four Diamond service standards at all times. 
  • Review procedures in database management system manuals for making changes to database.
  • Modify existing databases and database management systems or directs programmers and analysts to make changes.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
  • Develop standards and guidelines to govern the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information.
  • Identify and evaluate industry trends in database systems to serve as a source of information and advice for upper management.
  • Test programs or databases, correct errors and make necessary modifications.
  • Develop methods for integrating different products so they work properly together, such as customizing commercial databases to fit specific needs.
  • Approve, schedule, plan, and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements to computer systems, such as the installation of new databases.
  • Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database.
  • Establish and calculate optimum values for database parameters, using manuals and calculator.
  • Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project.
  • Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends.
  • Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms.
  • Install and configure new SQL Servers.
  • Deploy database change scripts provided by third party vendors.
  • When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including server configuration changes or index/query changes.
  • Document the database environment.
  • Ensure all database servers are backed up.
  • Regularly test backups to ensure the accuracy of the data.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or at least one (1) year of database administration experience. 
  • Database Administration certification is preferred. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Team Members and Management in both written and verbal form.
  • Must be familiar with SQL Server.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of the concepts, practices, and procedures in the field of database administration.
  • Ability to work with in a team as well as autonomously.
  • Ability to write efficient, complex SQL queries.
  • Must be familiar with RDBMS concepts.
  • Solid analysis and problem solving skills are required. 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be able to obtain UAIC Tribal Gaming License.

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