Election Systems & Software

  • Database Administrator

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 4 days ago(1/13/2019 9:54 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Database Administration
  • Job Description

    A Database Administrator is responsible for managing performance, integrity and security of computer databases; and codes, tests and implements physical databases within the Voting Tabulation, Voting Registration and Innovations/Web market segments to meet customer requirements.  The DBA makes sure databases have the qualities of data remaining consistent across databases, data is clearly defined, users are able to access data concurrently in a form aligned with needs, and provides for data security and recovery. This position works to coordinate database development as part of a cross functional project team. 


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Identifies database requirements by interviewing stakeholders, analyzing product applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
    1. Recommends solutions by diagnosing and defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, and implementing database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
    1. Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; and coordinating installation requirements.
    1. Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
    1. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
    1. Willingness to do all levels of work when required.  This includes taking on-call support rotation.
    1. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



    Education:  Must have a bachelor’s degree in business administration or computer technology field or comparable experience



    At least 4+ years’ of experience including:

    Experience with Oracle database technologies

    Experience with Microsoft SQL Server versions 2012, 2014, and 2016

    Experience with SQL Server Availability Groups

    Strong scripting skills – bash, Power Shell

    SQL Server deployments with Windows Server 2012, 2016

    Backup & Recover best practices



    Strong written and verbal presentation skills

    Problem Solving/Analysis

    Communication proficiency

    Personal effectiveness/credibility


    Licenses/Certifications Preferred:  Oracle Certified Database Professional, MCSA: SQL


    Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.


    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Travel:  Approximately 5% travel is expected.


    Security:  Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy.  Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.


    EEO Statement:  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

    This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.


    E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.


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