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The database administration function provides in-depth technical expertise of database management systems, including database architecture, installation, and technical support of DBMS software. Responsible for designing, securing, and maintaining the data structures used to store data for corporate computer systems such as GDMS, GQMS(CAPA), Aegis(Adverse
Event). Responsible for the backup and recovery of corporate data. Provides technical support for data extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) tools, which are used to extract data from various database technologies, manipulate the data, and load to a new database environment. Performs database administration activities such as modifications, enhancements, expansions, and capacity planning. Provides technical support and assistance to Systems analysts and Sr.
Systems Analysts in the design and tuning of computer applications. Provides in-depth technical expertise related to the ongoing maintenance and support of the database software.( ie: Oracle, DB2, IDMS, SQL/SERVER.). Provides guidance in DB administration activities to less experienced DBAs.
Review, validate and enhance logical database designs.
Define and implement physical databases.
Perform database administration activities (e.g., modifications, enhancements, expansions). Conducts production database
performance monitoring and capacity planning.
Install, test and upgrade database releases and associated products.
Diagnoses database-related issues (e.g., database outages, application performance). Lead the development of database
standards and procedures.
Evaluate and recommend new database software, utilities, and tools.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Accountability/Scope/Budget from Legacy System
This field includes Accountability/Scope/Budget information imported from Legacy System.
Daily interaction with clients on divisional and enterprise wide projects and peer resources in other technical support
organizations (e.g. hardware, storage, etc.). Monthly interaction with vendors.
DBA supports databases for applications that could impact 2,000-60,000 Abbott Employees
Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience), Masters preferred. Minimum of five years experience as a
DBA in the design, testing, implementation and administration of management systems database. Technical training including
Database Administration, Performance and Tuning, and Backup and Recovery. Knowledge of the systems development life
cycle a plus. Requires experience with file structures, design, retrieval, and access methods, etc. Experience establishing
guidelines, procedures and standards for database administration is a plus. Requires excellent analytical, communication and
consultative skills, as well as sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with client and other IT management and
staffs. Total experience: 10-13 years.
Facilities & Maintenance
United States > Hollywood : 4000 Hollywood Boulevard
Yes, 5 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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