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DataBase Administrator C-Epic

Requisition #: 211123
Location: Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Information Technology
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Jan. 18, 2020

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reports to the Manager of Database Administration and is responsible for the design, development and implementation planning aspects of the database interface mechanisms for the enterprise. Maintains responsibility for the development and maintenance of software programs which provide database capabilities across various platforms found in the enterprise. Leads the efforts involved with the development, testing, documentation and integration of database and user interface software products into the environment. Ensures a consistent, user friendly, human interface to systems for the customer base regardless of hardware and/or software platform. Meets regularly with key user personnel, applications design personnel and vendors to develop requirements for future products and to evaluate and integrate database products into the environment.

The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing plans for the database integration of systems utilizing the network as a key to integration of all computing platforms. Works closely with security, LAN/server, mid-range, mainframe support personnel, and applications developers to ensure that database integration direction is established and issues are dealt with.

COMPETENCIES:

EDUCATION: A Masters Degree in a related field coupled with 5 years experience in database programming. OR A Bachelors degree in a related technical field as well as a minimum of 6 years of experience with database programming. OR An Associates Degree in a related technical field in addition to 7 years experience database programming or component based programming.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and analyzing complex user requirements and developing technical designs involving coding in JHMCIS supported language (C, C++, Cobol).
  • Basic understanding of database development including database design and modeling as well as familiarity with one or more of the following database products: Cache, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Microsoft databases combined with a basic familiarity with SQL including queries, stored procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and analyzing complex user requirements and developing technical designs involving coding in JHMCIS supported language (C, C++, Cobol).
  • Basic understanding of database development including database design and modeling as well as familiarity with one or more of the following database products: Cache, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Microsoft databases combined with a basic familiarity with SQL including queries, stored procedures.

SKILLS:

Must possess the following level of understanding in the listed areas:

  • In-depth understanding of various data models such as relational, network, and hierarchical.
  • Demonstrated experience building and developing physical and logical database designs.
  • Working knowledge of data capture and transformation techniques, ad hoc query, and online analytical processing (OLAP).
  • Basic familiarity with and understanding of the theory behind the use of version control products.
  • A familiarity with the OSI model and associated protocols.
  • Basic understanding of application database access methods Data Access Objects (DAO), Remote Data Objects (RDO), Open Database Connectivity (ODBC), Database Library (DB-Lib), and embedded SQL coding.
  • Thorough understanding as acquired through a minimum of four years experience with database development including database design and modeling, familiarity with two or more of the following database products: Cache, DB2, Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft databases.
  • Basic Database skills developed through up to two years experience in a software development environment with hands on experience in at lease two of the following areas:
    1. Database Connectivity - Protocols TCP/IP, IP, SOCKETS, UDP, IPX
    Networking environment - LAN, WAN, TELCO, DNS, WINS
    2. Interface application programming
    3. Client Server application programming
    4. Distributed application programming
  • Technical analysis - up to one year experience in a software development environment encompassing one or more of the following project skills:
    1. Object Oriented Design tools/methodologies - Booch, Ward/Moller, Dataflow
    2. Requirements analysis methodologies - user interviews, feedback and focus groups, scope testing, formal documentation, iterative processing
    3. Technical Design - rapid prototyping, spiral modeling, reuse, familiarity with off the shelf applications used for development of a completed Object Oriented Design (OOD)
    4. Business analysis - one year experience in a software development environment utilizing one or more of the following: overall cost assessment methodology in relation to a technical design, utilization of an automated project management in the generation of project management reports such as Gantt charts, pert charts
  • Database development - experience with one or more of the following:
    1. Theoretical knowledge and experience with the design and development of an SQL database with knowledge of one of the following products preferred: DB2, Oracle, S Sybase, Microsoft data base product
    2. Experience with development of SQL queries and with development of stored procedures.
    3. Data Access Objects (DAO)
    4. Remote Data Objects (RDO)
    5. Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)

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