Database Administrator II/UKHC

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY4.2

30+ days ago
Required License/Registration/Certification

Physical Requirements
The physical requirements of this position include: Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; occasional standing or walking with objects 10-25lbs; intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with intermittent repetitive motions (such as typing); occasional exposure to loud noises; and occasional job related travel (<10% of the time).

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, with some evening, nights, and weekends required per business needs.

Job Summary
UK HealthCare Information Technology has posted the Database Administrator II role. This role is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the OLAP database(s). Responsible for monitoring and adjusting the database management
systems and applications; identifies, analyzes and resolves performance issues to meet end user requirements. The role will focus on optimizing the performance of the database as well as database security, backup, and recovery of database
management systems. Install, configure and upgrade the server software and related
products. Participate in “care and feeding” of the database design and implementation. The Database Administrator II will also provide general technical
troubleshooting and give consultation to development teams. UK HealthCare is a
comprehensive healthcare system consisting of the medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental and pharmacy patient care activities of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, and in several off-site locations.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Qualified candidates must have demonstrated experience in building and administering databases and have strong SQL design skills. Candidate should have experience with common database operations including security, partitioning,
maintenance, backup and recovery, indexing, and database tuning. Candidate must have knowledge of data architecture, management, analysis, modeling, and flow. The ideal candidate has experience with the IBM suite of data warehousing technologies including Pure Data for Analytics/Netezza. Also, the ideal candidate has experience developing analytical databases with a variety of programming languages as well as
being well organized with strong attention to details. The ideal candidate has experience or exposure to the healthcare industry including regulatory requirements like HIPAA.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated experience in building and administering databases preferred. Strong SQL design skills also preferred.

University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.