Database Administrator

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Amherst, MA, USA
Full Time Software Development

Job Description

Database Administrator

University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst is one of the major public research Universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. Amherst, situated in the lovely Pioneer Valley, was rated the #1 college town in America by US News and World Report. UMass Amherst IT is a dynamic and exciting organization with a mandate for continuous improvement. If you are an enthusiastic and innovative individual, we invite you to apply.

Under the general direction of the Administrative Infrastructure Database Manager, the Database Administrator will have primary responsibility for the reliable and secure operation of the PeopleSoft software, Oracle database, and related software components underlying the PeopleSoft Student Administration software and other administrative information systems. Installs, implements, and supports PeopleSoft application software, Oracle databases, and related third party software. Provides ongoing support, including software tuning, installing upgrades and fixes, and maintains software for 24x7 availability. Contributes to policies and procedures designed to ensure consistent data architecture to promote high quality, maintainable application components. Contributes to the design and implementation of a security plan for these systems.

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Include a letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references. Apply by March 30, 2018, for priority consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the positions is filled.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

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