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Madison Gas & Electric Database Administrator in Madison, Wisconsin

Database Administrator

Location Madison

Job Category Information Technology

# of openings 1

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  • Under general direction, provide advanced analytical and technical support in designing, implementing, and supporting database systems.

  • Plans, reviews, and performs the implementation of database changes.

  • Designs, develops, documents, and implements database jobs including backup and recovery strategies and procedures. Reviews periodically for effectiveness. Identifies, recommends, and implements changes.

  • Provides in-depth database support by identifying complex database problems related to user data access issues, recommends solutions, and implements as needed.

  • Assists in developing and delivering database training.

  • Assists in designing, developing, and implementing database capacity reporting procedures and tasks. Documents, monitors, and identifies hardware capacity requirements and implements changes. Forecasts database capacity needs.

  • Monitors, investigates, and reports performance issues. Evaluates, recommends, and remediates performance issues identified in performance reports.

  • Assists in developing documents and procedures for maintaining information related to database systems including data retention, archival schedule, etc.

  • Assists in developing, defining, and documenting naming standards, usage standards, etc., and establishes rules for defined data security.

  • Recommends, reviews, and implements database design and definition changes, meeting application requirements while ensuring database access performs within acceptable levels.

  • Enhances application development processes and system performance by performing application code reviews.

  • Evaluates, installs, tests, and maintains database software including applying maintenance, hotfixes, and APARs.


Education and Experience

  • Associate degree or equivalent experience.

  • Two to three years of relevant experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Oracle 12c/19c preferred.

  • Oracle container databases, RAC, Active Data Guard, Oracle Enterprise Manager experience.

  • Knowledge of Oracle Fusion preferred.

  • Knowledge of Oracle Data Integrator preferred.

  • Able to recognize and analyze complex problems, develop remediation recommendations, and implement appropriate solutions.

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Good human relations skills necessary for clear communication with supervisor and peers and cooperative relationship with interdepartmental personnel.

  • Knowledge of systems design and analysis techniques, routine testing and debugging procedures, and documentation methods.

  • Knowledge of database design, naming standards, and database data access methods.

  • Knowledge of database structures and their implementation.

  • Data Warehousing, large database concepts and practices preferred.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL, replication, Always-On Availability Groups, monitoring, performance tuning a plus but not required.

  • General coding knowledge, database projects, source control, SQL server Integration Services knowledge a plus.

  • Goldengate experience/knowledge.

  • PowerShell experience/knowledge.

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