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Database Administrator

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Database Administrator
Under direct supervision of the Chief Information Officer, the primary responsibility of the Database Administrator is designing, testing, planning, implementing, protecting, operating, managing, and maintaining our agency’s databases and management of data team members. They diligently work to ensure databases are effective & efficient in facilitating high quality clinical service delivery while guaranteeing access and reliability of vital agency data.


  • Builds and maintains databases ensuring high availability and quality.
  • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data.
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses.
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users.
  • Determine, enforce, and document database policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy, integrity, and proper capacity planning.
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes, and apply new patches and versions when required.
  • Assist with schema design, code review, SQL query tuning.
  • Install, tune, implement, and upgrade SQL installations.
  • Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly.
  • Provides valuable input on the selection and implementation of new technologies.
  • Ensures data integrity, recommends action to maintain data integrity and data security, as well as assisting in identifying and resolving application/database problems.
  • Maintains transparency and communication of projects, statuses, escalation of problems as well as data overview reports for leadership.
  • Lead and manage assigned data infrastructure projects and teams for the organization including analyzing, planning, coordinating, and developing scheduled project plans, and providing consistent oversight and delegation of tasks to ensure successful project completion.
  • Review timecards for accuracy, approving time off requests (as directed), adjusting time entries as needed and final approving all timekeeping records for assigned team.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members to resolve employee relations issues working with management team and Human Resources.
  • Ensure attendance and participation in required training and any follow-up needs are addressed for assigned team.
  • Provides capacity planning, trend analysis, adheres to change management policies and procedures.
  • Hold regular team meetings to help address any questions or challenges regarding upcoming projects and to continuously foster teamwork and build trust within the team.
  • Demonstrates exceptional patience and calm demeaner in a high stress, demanding environment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and assists in crisis.
  • Must be physically able to lift computer equipment that may weigh up to 50 lbs.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • May be required to work holidays and/or after hours on call as requested.
  • Must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other management as requested


  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Information Technology, Mathematics, or another related field preferred *** 5 years’ DBA experience may be used in place of degree ***
  • 5+ years’ experience managing large / multiple SQL databases (SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2019)
  • Experience in a clinical setting such as Medical, Behavioral Health, or Rehabilitation field preferred

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Tulsa , Database Administrator, Other , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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