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University of California Santa Cruz
  • Position Number: 3151247
  • Location: Scotts Valley, CA
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology


Database Administrator



Location: Scotts Valley
Job ID: 36982

JOB POSTING


NOTIFICATIONS

UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training.

Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy.

 

INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)

UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.

The IRD for this job is: 07-04-2022

 

ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.

 

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

Information Technology Services (ITS) is the campus innovation nexus that supports and amplifies the value of  research, teaching, learning, and digital experiences at UC Santa Cruz. We are a group of diverse, enthusiastic people who produce extraordinary results that foster a campus climate where employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our guiding principles are integrity, client focus, teamwork, knowledge, and fulfillment. We are looking for people who are deeply curious, hard-working, ambitious, kind, and deeply committed to inclusive excellence.

We aspire to operate in an Agile and Lean fashion. Our goal is to continually improve our service quality, experience, and value to our constituents. We care deeply about creating a diverse, high performing organization through recruiting while developing highly talented, well-rounded, staff. We invest in career paths and career development, devoting a significant amount of resources to skill and professional development for our staff.

ITS promotes two areas for skill growth:

1. Developing generalizing specialists by focusing on technical depth and breadth

2. Growing service and product expertise

More information can be found at https://its.ucsc.edu

 

JOB SUMMARY

NOTE: It is negotiable for this position to work remotely up to 100%.

This position applies advanced database administration concepts and campus and / or multi-institutional goals to resolve highly complex issues of diverse scope where incumbent must assess business needs and technical considerations with minimal direction in order to complete database projects of advanced scope and complexity. Selects methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Implements database solutions from evaluation to implementation of large enterprise-level hardware and software.

 

APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

Salary Information: Salary Range: $90,400 - $115,000/year. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.

No. of Positions: 1

Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits

Schedule Information:
  • Full-time, Fixed
  • Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
  • Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
  • Shift Includes: Day, Evenings, Weekend

Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment

Job End Date: None

Work Location: Scotts Valley. It is negotiable for this position to work remotely up to 100%.

Union Representation: Non-Represented

Job Code Classification: 000597 (DATABASE ADM 4)

Travel:  Never or Rarely

 

JOB DUTIES

50% -
  • Applies advanced concepts in working on highly complex projects including all aspects of enterprise-class database administration, including the direction of structured and unstructured content. Initiates, designs and communicates with senior level personnel regarding database administration studies, summary reports and background material including approaches, trends and sources. Interacts with teams of advanced IT professionals as a proactive member. Provides software consulting for database performance and design.

20% -
  • Implements database solutions from evaluation to implementation of large enterprise-level hardware and software. Formulates procedures and standards relating to database management.

20% -
  • Prepares and maintains highly complex technical documentation. Coordinates and trains IT colleagues in database implementation and operations.

10% -
  • Develops disaster recovery plans and tests, backup solutions and system security.

ITS Security Statement

Information Technology positions are responsible for the security of UC Institutional Information and IT Resources. The incumbent is required to follow all applicable information security policies, procedures, and standards to maintain minimum standards of information security for data, systems and applications. Supervisors are responsible for making sure their staff have appropriate security skills and qualifications, and complete all appropriate and required security training.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Advanced knowledge of database management systems and standards.
  • Experience with the current release of Oracle and one of each MySQL or MS SQL Server.
  • Knowledge of conceptual database design.
  • Advanced database querying and modeling skills working with moderately complex databases.
  • Knowledge relating to capacity planning and interface specifications.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and decision-making; problem identification and resolution; identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance through application configuration and programming techniques.
  • Has effective written / verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates reasoning and ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, service orientation, active listening, effective verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Able to multitask and prioritize tasks. Ability to work independently on complex technical projects as well as on a team of technical professionals and relevant decision-makers.
  • Skills necessary to develop procedures and standards relating to database management systems.
  • Skills associated with implementing database enhancements that improve performance and reliability of the system at the software, hardware and operating system level.
  • Deep security skills for protecting the operating system, software, data and hardware. Technical skills to develop, implement and test disaster recovery functions using backup technologies.
  • Knowledge of application development principles and practices, including application lifecycle management. Knowledge of IT Security principles and practices, security modeling and technologies, scanning and audit functions, CIA (Confidentiality, integrity,, availability).
  • Knowledge of Information Technology security functions and practices.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledgeable about professional approaches and relevant standards and technology for the management of unstructured data such as text and images.
  • Knowledge of test software code in client server environment.
  • Broad knowledge of the IT environment.
  • Agile.
  • Lean / Six Sigma.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
  • Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
  • Incumbent may be required to work nights, weekends and/or holidays. 
  • Ability to complete various compliance and job-related training as directed.
  • The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
  • Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.

 

SAFETY STATEMENT

All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Attach your resume and cover letter when applying for this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'. Visit our How to Apply tutorial for detailed instructions on our applicant process.

 

EEO/AA

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.



APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.





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