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Title:  Database Administrator

Location: 

Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  51053

 

Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.

 

We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

Database Administrator: Plans computerized databases, including base definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines and protection. Ensures accuracy and completeness of data in master files and various support tools, such as base dictionaries. Establishes and maintains security and integrity controls. Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Proposes and implements enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Note: May be internal or external, client-focused, working in conjunction with Professional Services and outsourcing functions. May include company-wide, web-enabled solutions.

Job Requirements

- Excellent oral and written communication skills; including documentation.

- Extensive knowledge of:

- Database structure and relational theory

- Standard SQL commands

- Database administration tools, procedures and best practices- Scripting methods (e.g. PERL, shell, VB, SQL, etc.)

- General Information Technology industry knowledge as it applies to the area of databases.

- Ability to work collaboratively within a team of other Database Administrators to support deadlines; ability to work independently as well.

- Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.

- Excellent interpersonal skills.- Ability to follow and adhere to policies, procedures and standards relating to database management.

- Ability to work a 24x7 on-call rotation schedule.Responsibility and Interaction:Responsibility:

- The tasks this individual is responsible are often unstructured and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches.

- This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation.

- Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions.Interaction:

- This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.

- Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate and drive results and set priorities independently.

- The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.

- To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through regular leadership and influencing others.

Education
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.

 

So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!

 

If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.

 

We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  

 

Join us and see what empowerment can do. 

 

 

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