Database Administrator Sr

Commack, NY, United States - Information Technology - Posted Apr 17, 2018
Requisition Number: 180000CF

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A Database Administrator, Sr, works under limited supervision to design and maintain databases that control the operation of the Bank's applications systems. Evaluates, designs and/or modifies multiple and more complex existing or proposed systems to structure, utilize and/or access databases. As assigned, may develop, code, test, debug and/or maintain databases including Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase and DB2.



Manages and maintains all production, non-production and DR databases. Analyzes and supports database systems that tend to be of broader size and scope and of significant impact within a business context. Implements and/or integrates databases and/or client requirements related to databases requirements. Responsible for standards and design of physical data storage, maintenance, access and security administration. Performs backup and recovery on Database Management Systems, configures database parameters, and prototype designs against logical data models, defines data repository requirements, data dictionaries and warehousing requirements. Optimizes database access and allocates/re-allocates database resources for optimum configuration, database performance and cost. Performs work that is highly complex and varied in nature. Develops integrated solutions to resolve highly complex technical and business issues. Defines and discerns key aspects of a problem and develops an integrated solution within a broad technical and business context of significant impact. Provides guidance/training to more junior staff. Requires technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Consults with and advises users on access to various databases. Works directly with users to resolve data conflicts and inappropriate data usage. May generate scripts for administrative functions, devise sample test data, and run associated tests. Directs the maintenance and use of the corporate data dictionary. Adheres to polices, procedures and standards. Recommends changes in procedures. Ensures the accurate and timely communication of the status of assignment, job responsibilities, and the resolution of problems to the appropriate parties. Creates estimates and determines resource requirements for assignments and tracks progress against major milestones. Prepares status, and special analysis reports using project management methodologies. Participates in customer/user meetings as required. Maintains industry knowledge and participates in technical training as recommended or required by Manager. Performs special projects and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.



Bachelor's degree in information technology or technical institute degree/certificate or equivalent application development experience. Certification in (or near completion of) Database Management Systems (DBMS) preferred. Minimum of five years of experience as a Database Administrator. Minimum of ten (10) years of IT work experience including managing team(s) responsible for SQL & Oracle database administration and support. Experience with web-enabled enterprise applications, protocols and standards. Experience deploying and supporting databases in a virtual environment. Extensive experience with SQL and Oracle vulnerability, hardening and patch management, including risk remediation. Experience supporting agile project initiatives. Experience with SQL programming such as T-SQL, including SQL queries, stored procedures & views. Application cluster experience required. Demonstrated experience in database administration, Microsoft SQL & Oracle. SQL Server 2008 R2 thru SQL 2016 and Oracle 12C. Proven experience in IT infrastructure planning and development.



Expert knowledge of SQL & Oracle databases and the ability to obtain Microsoft SQL certifications. Comprehensive knowledge of, and the ability to apply some advanced concepts, practices and procedures used in designing and managing a database environment. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Excellent project management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills, good negotiation skills. Detail oriented. Self-starter with positive initiative. Exercises sound judgment. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet established deadlines. Ability to work well with others, as well as independently. Access to reliable transportation with the ability to work *on-call* and respond to system support issues. Ability to train, delegate and review the work of lower level employees. Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments for a work group. Ability to maintain a professional composure with customers in difficult situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality with regard to customer information and employee records. Ability to travel 10% - 25% of the time.



New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) is one of the 25 largest bank holding companies in the nation, with assets of $48.3 billion and a market cap of $6.4 billion at June 30, 2017. With deposits of $28.9 billion and 255 branches in Metro New York, New Jersey, Florida, Arizona, and Ohio, NYCB also rank among the largest depositories in the United States. NYCB operates through two banks with eight local divisions - New York Community Bank a savings bank with 225 branches throughout our five-state franchise; and New York Commercial Bank which has 30 branches. With a longstanding reputation for strength, stability and service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it serves. To learn more about the NYCB Family of Banks visit us at


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