The University of Chicago Law School is seeking a Database Administrator/Developer to join its IT team. The position will have responsibilities for maintaining existing databases, planning and developing new databases, and engaging in database related application development. Specific responsibilities include: - Works in conjunction with Web Application Front-End developers to create data driven web applications. - Works with other departments on data integrations with central systems, including utilizing APIs for data access or developing API to provide data access/integration.- Reviews database design to understand the effect on the physical database and how data is stored, accessed and analyzed. - Assists in determining the impact of making database changes on other systems and the staff cost for making such changes. - Modifies and optimizes database programs to increase processing performance. - Codes database descriptions and specifies identifiers of database- to- database management systems or directs others in coding database descriptions. - Ensures consistency and reliability of data throughout database systems. Institutes, monitors, and tests database administration procedures including backup and recovery. - Tests and corrects errors and refines changes to databases. - Specifies the user access level for each segment of one or more data items such as inserting, replacing, retrieving, or deleting data. - Works with the user community by responding to special data needs and questions. Designs reports and files to display requested information, including on-screen links to other screens.- Provides assistance on various report writer access, database views, and storage procedures related to all databases. - Provides customer support on how to use the database system, including user training and on-going support.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with their request.
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