Career As A Database Administrator

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Industry: Technology                         Career: Database Administrator

OVERVIEW

A Database Administrators work is to use specialized software to store and organize data. Additional roles may include capacity planning, installation, configuration, database design, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup and data recovery.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  1. Carry out capacity planningcareer as a database administrator
  2. Control access permissions and privileges
  3. Develop, manage and test back-up and recovery plans
  4. Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.
  5. Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  6. Establish the needs of users and monitoring user access and security
  7. Monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users
  8. Map out the conceptual design for a planned database
  9. Refine the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
  10. Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements
  11. Consider both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  12. Install and test new versions of the database management system (DBMS)
  13. Maintain data standards, including adherence to the data protection act
  14. Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  15. Work closely with it project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers
  16. Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security
  17. Commission and install new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems

TRAINING | COACHING | STUDY REQUIREMENTS

  1. You need the following;
  2. Computer or laptop
  3. Instructional books and ebooks
  4. Instructional videos on Database Administrators

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

  1. Critical-thinking and analytical skills
  2. Problem-solving skills
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills
  4. Ability to work independently as well as in a group setting
  5. Creative
  6. Commitment and endurance