Posting Summary: The Center for Diabetes Technology (CDT) at the University of Virginia is seeking a Database Administrator to provide database and system planning, design, development, and maintenance in support of clinical research activities. The incumbent will maintain and support the system to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and ensure system operation. In addition, the incumbent will assist with creating and writing database policies in support of CDT research needs and will train CDT staff on the use of databases and systems and assist with data analysis needs.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in hand by start date. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. At least two years of experience in systems and database planning, design, and development is required. Experience gained during pursuit of degree may be considered. Experience working in a fast-paced healthcare or research environment is preferred.
This is a restricted position and is contingent upon continued grant funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree by date of hire. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: M.S. in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or similar.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least two years of experience in systems and database planning, design, and development. Experience gained during pursuit of degree may be considered.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: At least two years of experience supporting scientific, experimentation, and research applications. Experience in healthcare or clinical research sector preferred. Web Development Experience is also preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to resolve problems. 2. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail. 3. Ability to program. 4. Ability to plan, design, document, and build a database. 5. Ability to maintain, back-up, and update a database. 6. Ability to train others on the use of a database. 7. Ability to troubleshoot computer related problems. 8. Ability to self-teach new software and technology. 9. Ability to work as part of a team.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Significant skills in creating, managing, and using database systems.
Required Computer Applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) MS Visio, QSEE Lite, or similar diagraming software SQL (MS SQL, MySQL, or similar)
Upon hire, must complete CITI web-based training in human research subjects' protections to understand subjects' privacy while working with research data.
Preferred Computer Applications: MS SharePoint MS Access Office 365 Oracle NoSQL VBA, Python, or similar scripting language AWS REDCap
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.