As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Database Administrator is responsible for protecting enterprise data.Day to day functions include the management, installation, deployment, monitoring and ongoing support of enterprise databases for both business and clinical systems at Nemours.This position participates in resolving complex technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation.Additionally, this position requires solid customer service skills to support and assist end users.
Protects enterprise database assets. This includes implementing and monitoring effective database backup and recovery methodologies and processes.
Assumes database administrator role for projects as designated by supervisor which may include: analyzing user needs and creating proper database design to meet those needs; installing and configuring new database environments and upgrading existing database environments.
Provides daily support for existing database solutions, including modifying, testing, validating, and documenting system changes. Adheres to normal change control processes for these activities.
Participates in day-to-day system administration including performance tuning, system monitoring, problem investigation, and optimization.
Develops and maintains database environment documentation.
Stays current on technological aspects of the position.
Adheres to departmental standards and procedures and enterprise standards of behavior.
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Manager.
Provides on-call off hours support daily or on weekends as required to support the applications.
Participates in meetings and activities as directed by Supervisor or Manager.
Clear analytical thinking, problem solving and able to respond to issues in a calm, responsive manner.
Able to prioritize and make decisions.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Uses feedback for improvement and willingness to accept change.
Seeks to increase job knowledge through independent study and/or formal education.
Regular attendance required.
A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field is preferred, but equivalent work experience will be considered as well.
This position does require some on-call coverage.
1 to 3 years of prior experience is required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.
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