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Relational Database Administrator

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Relational Database Administrator
Role Title Info Technology Specialist III - 39113
Job Open Date 11/30/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Salary Range $62,682 - $122,862
Agency Dept of State Police (156)
Agency Website
Location Chesterfield - 041
Sublocation
Position Number 01461
Job Posting Number 1031988
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 06
Job Description

The Virginia Department of State Police is seeking qualified applicants for a Relational Database Administrator in the Information and Communication Technologies Division located in North Chesterfield, Virginia. This is an Exempt position; therefore, this position is excluded from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act due to the nature of duties and job responsibilities.

DUTIES:

Works with the software engineering team to provide support of the Oracle relational database environment. Provides consultation on relational database design, implementation and technical issues to our systems development team. Provides recommendations for upgrades to Oracle relational databases. Provides recommendations for database security. Provides support for database backup and recovery. Works with the Department’s Information Security Officer (ISO) and management to establish policies and procedures for database security. Monitors and optimizes the performance of application systems databases. Identifies and resolves relational database problems. Contacts and informs systems development staff on proper design and implementation of relational databases. Works with development staff to troubleshoot and monitor systems for potential problems. Installs, configures and maintains Oracle system software and related products to ensure correct upgrades, patches and fixes are in place. Works with the development team to provide support of the SQL Server relational database environment. Provides consultation on relational database design, implementation and technical issues to our systems development team. Provides recommendations for upgrades to SQL Server relational databases. Provides recommendations for database security. Provides support to database backup and recovery. Works with the Department’s Information Security Officer (ISO) and management to establish policies and procedures for database security. Monitors and optimizes the performance of application systems databases. Identifies and resolves relational database problems. Contacts and informs development staff on proper design and implementation of relational databases. Works with development staff to troubleshoot and monitor systems for potential problems. Installs, configures, and maintains SQL Server system software and related products to ensure correct upgrades, patches and fixes are in place. Establishes and maintains a modern, robust, flexible, secure, reliable, and efficient technology environment. Ensures training, cross training/knowledge transfer occurs for self, team members, across teams and clients. Keeps up to date on database products and technologies. Assists and provides direction to co-workers in using new techniques and in solving their more complex technical problems. Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned. Participates in effective continuity of operations planning by serving as a member of the Continuation Team.

Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Considerable knowledge of Oracle database design, administration, utility and tools; of database performance and tuning; of database system and security management, and data migration in a Solaris/Unix environment.
• Skill in the use of laptop computers and using standard Microsoft Office applications.
• Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of database systems management; to develop Unix scripts and write/develop database standards and documentation; to implement security measures to safeguard relational databases; to establish and maintain an efficient technology environment; to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to work independently and as a member of a team; and to provide training to others on new techniques and solving technical problems.
• High School Diploma or GED and an equivalent combination of training and experience related to the duties of the position required.
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with major study in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field preferred.
ATTENTION: H1-B Visa Applicants – Agency practice disallows sponsorship.

POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION, BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION,
FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK
& PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING REQUIRED
SUBJECT TO RANDOM DRUG SCREENING

Elements of the selection process for this position will also include the screening of applications; interviewing of qualified candidates; and salary negotiations. The pre-employment process can take approximately up to three (3) months to complete. The anticipated duration of this process is determined by the successful completion of the above items.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application.

Applications will only be accepted on-line through the Recruitment Management System at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. This position is open until filled. Resumes and cover letters may be attached but will not substitute for the on-line application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. For questions, please contact the Employment Unit of the Personnel Division at employment@vsp.virginia.gov.
EEO EMPLOYER
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UPON REQUEST
AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Information

Name Personnel Division
Phone
Fax
Email employment@vsp.virginia.gov
Address

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Have you ever been convicted* for any violation(s) of law, including moving traffic violations? *Convictions include Virginia juvenile adjudications for Capital Murder, First and Second Degree Murder, or Aggravated Malicious Wounding, if you were age fourteen (14) to eighteen (18) when charged. A conviction does not automatically disqualify you from all jobs. A conviction will be judged on its own merits with respect to time, circumstances, seriousness, and the extent to which it is related to the job for which you are applying.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * If "yes" to #5, please provide the following: Description of offense, Statue or ordinance if known, Date of Charge, Date of Conviction, and County, City, State of Conviction.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document