Database Administrator

Marist College - Poughkeepsie, NY4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $100,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
As a Database Administrator, you will be responsible for the support of several Oracle Databases implementations including mission critical involvement and support of our Ellucian Banner ERP and related systems.

As key member, you will work with team of Database Administrators and Application Developers dedicated to providing excellent support of our customers. You will work to ensure integrity and high availability of these essential systems.

Daily tasks include applying patches and upgrades, monitoring and tuning system performance, user access, database security, documentation, defining database tables, functions, views and packages.

Work with ERP project team (or other project teams as required) to determine needs, set priorities, create project plans and determine schedule for installations/upgrades. Responsible to apply vendor delivered patches in a timely manner.

The DBA position is also responsible for the support of Apache Tomcat and numerous third party products integrating with the Oracle ERP databases.

Please note this position is located on campus in Poughkeepsie, NY and working remotely is not available.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems and/or five years of experience in the information technology field as an Oracle Database Administrator is required.

Ability to work in rapidly changing technological environment essential. Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must.

We are looking for excellence, attention to detail, strong ownership of one’s work, and exceptional problem solving and project management skills.

Essential Functions:
Daily tasks include applying patches and upgrades, monitoring and tuning system performance, user access, database security, documentation, defining database tables, functions, views and packages.

Work with ERP project team (or other project teams as required) to determine needs, set priorities, create project plans and determine schedule for installations/upgrades. Responsible to apply vendor delivered patches in a timely manner.

The DBA position is also responsible for the support of Apache Tomcat and numerous third party products integrating with the Oracle ERP databases.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with any of the following are a plus:
Installation of Oracle products in a Linux environment
Ellucian Banner/Oracle DBA
Application servers such as Tomcat and WebLogic
IBM System z

Required Application Documents:
Cover letter, resume, 3 professional references

About the Department:
Make a reverberating impact as part of a team that is heavily involved in:

  • Research and Education
  • Prototyping
  • Management
  • Commercialization
The Database Administrator will serve as key member of the dedicated and versatile Administrative Computing team responsible for the implementation and maintenance of enterprise applications essential to the administration of the College.

As a leader in educational applications of technology, Information Technology (IT) offers students, faculty, and staff access to advanced technologies to help promote a strong sense of community. A distinguishing feature of the Marist education is the manner in which information technology is used in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship. This environment creates a strong applied research culture and includes Marist students as young paraprofessionals which makes Marist unique within higher education.

Marist employees enjoy a highly competitive benefits and compensation package. We provide comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, their family members, and retirees. Benefits may include tuition, reimbursement, rich health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision), life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and generous retirement savings plans. Other benefits include discount programs, highly competitive paid time off, ample opportunity for community involvement, and local volunteer opportunities with foundations and non-profit organizations.

Marist IT staff come from diverse career and educational backgrounds. Our community of technologists collaborate to support a commitment to excellence with 80 staff members within 15 departments, more than 200 student paraprofessionals, and a 24/7/365 operation. Effort, talent, and commitment are rewarded and recognized within the division both internally by leadership, and externally through numerous industry accolades and awards. No two days are ever the same while working in IT. With our focus on open-source technology and innovation, we are committed to finding more effective and practical ways to use technology to meet institutional goals.

We are looking for excellence, attention to detail, strong ownership of one’s work, and exceptional problem solving and project management skills. If you’re a critical thinker with the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a hard working team, we welcome your application for this position as a System Administrator.

About Marist College:
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about

Type of Position:
Full Time

Classification:
Administrative

Months per Year:
12

Work Schedule:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Hours per Week:
37.5

Location:
Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

Number of Positions Openings:
1