Primary responsibility is to provide monitoring, tuning, and maintenance functions in support of specific database environment(s). Additional responsibilities include maintaining the overall data integrity and security of assigned databases. This position contributes with other technical team members to ensure a viable support infrastructure is available.
Monitor and optimize database instances using available administration tools, scripts, and utilities.
Monitor and configure database parameters accordingly
Monitor and optimize disk storage associated with databases while assisting system administrators with storage allocation and planning
Conduct regular monitoring of system performance as compared to baseline of assigned databases to ensure viability; mitigating potential risks to system performance or data integrity
Conduct regular database security, audit, and resource allocation procedures as defined by department policy; support defined access control standards around managing accounts, profiles, privileges, and roles
Conduct scheduled database backup and recovery plans providing appropriate evidence of success; assist with analysis, recommendation for corrective actions, and resolution of problems when backup and/or recovery plans fail
Assist with the administrative and technical duties surrounding the installation and successful implementation (or upgrade) of database software in support of maintenance or project related work
Accountable as the application subject matter expert (SME) when assigned to project teams
Participate with internal departments, external partners, and vendors to obtain/maintain database best practices
Design and implement the data extraction, data load, and database synchronization routines and functions
Achieve defined Service Level Agreements (SLA)
Perform on call duties as assigned/required
Perform other duties as assigned/required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of database administration best practices
Understanding of software development structure and lifecycle methodologies --Ability to work well in team environments
Demonstrates customer-oriented service excellence principals
Self-motivated to identify and resolve issues, and in advancing personal knowledge --Demonstrates sound and logical problem-solving abilities
Bachelors in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other technical field required
BENEFITS - Our competitive benefits package includes the following:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.