Database Administrator

Princeton University - Princeton, NJ4.3

  • Princeton University’s Plasma Physics Laboratory has an opening within its Information Technology Department for a Database Administrator. This person will be a core component of the Application Development team, holding a key role in the design, implementation and maintenance of essential database systems. Responsibilities will include database maintenance on a variety of platforms, including MSSQL, MySQL and more, aiding the laboratory’s mission by providing a stable and efficient platform to conduct business.

    • Develops and maintains applications and databases by evaluating client needs and analyzing requirements
    • Prepare documentation and reports on maintenance of applications and databases
    • Formulate disaster recovery plans and execute testing on a regular basis
    • Support business operations users, the organization’s business system, and other crucial applications
    • Participate in peer reviews of solution designs
    • Analyze and resolve technical issues with applications
    • Aid in consolidation efforts of organization database systems and applications to ensure maximum efficiency and cost savings

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong multitasking skills
    • 3-5+ years working experience developing and maintaining databases in Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Access, MySQL and related platforms
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Familiar with enterprise business systems, such as Great Plains or PeopleSoft
    • General knowledge of ITIL service strategies and CRMs
    • Advanced problem solving and attention to detail
    • Experience writing Crystal Reports against MSSQL databases using SQL Stored Procedures
    • Experience with business analytics tools, such as Microsoft’s PowerBI
    • Experience in popular coding languages, such as, C#, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and more
    • Familiar with Accounting, Budget and Procurement business practices
    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade ADM, 04

    Standard Weekly Hours 40.00

    Eligible for Overtime No

    Benefits Eligible Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail) No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required No

    Valid Driver's License Required No