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Database Administrator III

Company: Valleywise Health
Location: Tempe
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Manager Business Intelligence and Database Services, the Database Administrator III creates and supports multiple complex, highly critical databases with high availability demands. Perform capacity planning, workload modeling, and prediction to ensure business applications have sufficient resources for near-term performance and long-term growth. Acts as primary contact for dealing with challenging and complex issues. In addition, this position mentors, develops junior engineers, and educates others on best practices.



+ Requires a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems (IS) or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work in lieu of degree.

+ A Master's degree is preferred and may substitute for up to two (2) years of required experience; and a Doctorate degree may substitute for all required experience.


+ Requires five (5) years of progressively responsible database administration related experience that demonstrates a high level of understanding of the standard tools, workflow processes, and/or procedures and concepts used in the deployment and development of database application software necessary to run the healthcare systems business, clinical or financial systems.

Specialized Training:

+ None


+ If applicable to database application(s) assigned to support, certification(s) for the specific business, clinical, or financial application(s)/system(s) is required and must be kept up to date.

+ Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety OR submit a completed Affidavit at time of hire. Must complete fingerprint clearance card application within seven (7) days of hire date. Must present actual card within 90 days of applying for fingerprint clearance card.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

+ Must be able to demonstrate an in-depth working knowledge of database design principles and data administration standards, including writing advanced data manipulation SQL statements.

+ Must have knowledge of multiple DBMS systems with the ability to tune DB applications for performance optimization.

+ Must be skilled in using RDBMS tools and utilities, including replication, DDL management, and database migration.

+ Must be able to create solutions to resolve complex operational problems, collaborating with vendors and users as required, and identify trends that warrant immediate attention.

+ Must have good math and reasoning skills.

+ Must be able to maintain accountability for the timely resolution of specific issues and problems within a particular area, application, database, technology or system.

+ Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines with independent judgment.

+ Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing including ability to inform, advise, instruct and persuade.

+ Must demonstrate the ability to collect and analyze complex data.

+ Requires ability to exercise considerable individual judgment and initiative in conducting the necessary facilitation and resolution of application/system design.

+ Must be able to develop initiatives in innovative manner for effective resolution.

+ Must be able to prepare and conduct effective presentations; assess priorities and self-time manage through deliverables; and coordinate activities with diverse groups and individuals.

+ Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Salary Range: (38A) $40.69 - $61.04

Keywords: Valleywise Health, Tempe , Database Administrator III, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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