Database Administrator

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Job Opening: Database Administrator
Department: Information Technology
Posting Date: August 3, 2022
Salary: $93,000 annual


The Database Administrator will utilize their experience in database administration, database performing tuning, and SQL high availability features to manage databases withing our current environment. The Database Administrator will provide recommendations for architecture changes, standard maintenance routines, and provide details for creating redundancy in the SQL environment. The Database Administrator will also be responsible for day-to-day support, troubleshooting, performing required updates to SQL, and participation on project teams. This position will be performed via a combination of on-site and remote work. Experience with Access and Oracle databases. Managing and migrating databases to cloud a big plus (Azure or AWS).

Essential Duties

Provides hands-on operational support to databases

Configures and maintains database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance

Deploy SQL High Availability features to ensure database redundancy for production applications

Identifies performance issues and carries out Performance Tuning

Experience with managing or migrating database environments to the cloud.

Deploy new databases\database servers as needed

Refines and automates regular processes, tracks issues, and documents changes

Shares technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members

Document all routine procedures

Other duties as assigned


At least 5 years of experience as a SQL DBA

Experience with High Availability features in SQL

Proficient with Windows servers and Active Directory

Ability to deploy and troubleshoot SQL servers in a virtual environment

Proficient with Stored Procedures, creating and altering tables

Experience with backups and restores

Excellent written and verbal communication

Knowledge of backup solutions

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within three months of starting employment.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

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  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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