The purpose of this position is to be fully aware of the operating policies and procedures of the work unit and to perform the full range of duties assigned. This position receives only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and work independently, exercising judgment and initiative. This position has more extensive database, computer networking, computer architecture, operating system, and programming knowledge and experience and assists and instructs the lower level class.
Essential Job Functions
Monitors database systems and analyzes, designs, and implements physical and logical database designs to ensure optimal performance, system availability, data integrity and consistency and security of data; monitors online performance of programs and growth of databases; creates and maintains strategies for monitoring and maintaining the databases; executes disaster recovery preparation by backing up and restoring databases; installs and configures software; provides application support work and enhancements; extracts, transforms, loads and queries data from various sources; documents procedures; creates and enforces standards; tunes databases.
Troubleshoots and resolves application and maintenance anomalies involving databases, server operating systems, networks, applications, websites and programming code; conducts program code and database design reviews; researches and develops new software fixes and solutions; installs patches and upgrades; designs and coordinates creation and modification of databases and data warehousing solutions; maintains County backup system; prepares system securities; utilizes a variety of software in order to schedule execution for reorganization of databases, to execute recovery, to back up databases, and to schedule execution for space allocation; uses software utilities for file management and maintenance; conducts database migrations.
Collaborates with system and network administrators on best practices for database environment configuration, application and system upgrades and capacity planning; researches, evaluates and provides recommendations on other database systems; mentors developers on best practices for software development, programming standards, change control and database design.
Provides advisory help and support work for mainframe platforms and client server platforms; advises and instructs others regarding database operations and procedures; responds to service calls and fixes for database systems
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business administration or a related field and six (6) years related experience including database administration and development; software development, programming, and data modeling; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
With over 4,500 employees, the County promotes regional growth, economic opportunity, individual well-being, regional collaboration, and superior service. We want a vibrant and prosperous region where everyone thrives, and all things are possible. Our workforce includes commissioned law enforcement officers; corrections officers and medical staff who work with jail inmates; social service workers supporting some of the County’s most vulnerable residents; job and family service specialists who keep families together and help job seekers find meaningful work; engineers and tradesmen who design, build, and maintain the County’s infrastructure; loan officers who help businesses finance growth and job creation; a consumer affairs team who make sure residents are treated fairly by businesses; sustainability experts building a local clean energy economy, and a host of professionals who support the work of government. If you want a challenging career where you can make a difference in our community, then come work at Cuyahoga County.
Cuyahoga County welcomes candidates of all backgrounds, including women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities. We want the best and brightest employees to build the government of today and tomorrow. We offer a total compensation package that includes competitive wages; medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees, their spouses, and dependents; retirement contributions through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS); flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation related expenses; term life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance; an optional deferred compensation program; 11 paid holidays; accrued paid vacation and sick leave; and paid leave for new parents, those facing the loss of a loved one, and employees serving in the military. County employees with student loan debt may also be eligible to participate in the federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.