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Senior Database Administrator - Tufts Technology Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 29, 2021
Title Senior Database Administrator - Tufts Technology Services
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Department Summary:
Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology solutions in support of Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, innovation, and sustainability. With staff across all of Tufts’ campuses, as well as a 24×7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community. We promote a collaborative, flexible work environment, embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development.  Learn more about TTS on our website.

Job Summary:
The Senior DBA is required to have a deep understanding of relational databases with significant experience in Oracle technologies in order to provide support and maintenance for critical university database environments and comparable experience with other databases (MySQL, MS SQL server, etc.) to support other applications and services.  S/he will work closely with the system administration, network engineering and storage teams to efficiently provision resources and troubleshoot issues. The successful individual will be responsible for providing all aspects of support for all environments; with a particular focus on operational details, but also play a major role in project related work and strategic roadmap planning. This position requires a good blend of technical and organizational skills to ensure optimal operation of the environments. The role also requires the knowledge to be able to evaluate emerging technologies in relationship to database environments.

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