Senior Database Analyst

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Oct 04, 2022
Mar 01, 2023
Full Time
Senior Database AnalystGeorge Mason University is seeking a service-orientated, self-starter to serve as a Senior Database Analyst in the Database, Middleware and ERP Support team. This is a full-time classified staff position with benefits. This position offers a hybrid work schedule (a few days in the office with the remaining days teleworking).George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:This Senior Database Analyst will be responsible for maintenance, performance tuning, backup and recovery of the database supporting George Mason University's ERP (Ellucian Banner). This position is also responsible for maintenance and troubleshooting the Banner applications. The candidate must have strong communication skills to be able to work with both technical and nontechnical staff and vendor support to ensure successful implementation, configuration, administration and maintenance of assigned databases and applications. Strong analytical skills for troubleshooting performance and data integrity issues are a must.Required Qualifications:Oracle 11g or higher Oracle database certification (OCP);Experience with Oracle database management;Performance analysis, query optimization, and SQL tuning ability;Strong experience with disaster recovery and business continuity concepts and practices;Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to deliver outstanding customer service, effectively interface with technical and nontechnical staff at all organizational levels and vendor support, as well as work collaboratively within a team environment; andKnowledge of Scripting Language- Shell (Linux), SQL, PL-SQL, Oracle relational databases.Preferred Qualifications:BS or higher degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent combination of educational and work experience;Significant demonstrated experience (typically 8+ years) in Oracle database administration;Experience with Oracle Weblogic and WebTier;Experience with Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall (AVDF); andExperience upgrading and administrating the Ellucian Banner ERP applications.Salary commensurate with experience.George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. We have tuition waivers; telecommuting (typically one day a week) and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and a campus environment that is dynamic, and ethnically and culturally diverse.

For full consideration, applicants must apply by January 10, 2023 for position 00137z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three (3) professional references. References must include name, email address and phone number.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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