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Data Integration Specialist/Database Administrator

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Posting Date

9/27/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Data Integration Specialist/Database Administrator
UW System Title:  Database Administrator

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Director of Enterprise Applications & Integration and functions in a hybrid role as a Data Integration Specialist and a Database Administrator. 

The data integration component of this position is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of infrastructure and complex technical integrations across multiple systems, including in-house, enterprise application and cloud hosted systems.  This position provides day-to-day maintenance and long-term assistance to ensure subsystems and infrastructure function together and business needs are met.

The database component of this position is responsible for the administration of Microsoft SQL Server database management software, MySQL software, Oracle software, database connectivity software, and other related software on database servers running Windows operating systems. This position will work closely with the Office of Institutional Strategy and Effectiveness to assist in making data more available and connected for reporting and strategic planning for the University.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Integrates, identifies, troubleshoots, monitors, and resolves complex, routine, and varied supported services, systems, network, and application problems according to established processes and procedures.
  • Serves as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, identifies needs, provides solution options, and communicates issue updates and resolutions.
  • Participates in the evaluation of new vendor software releases and impact. Documents and communicates system enhancements or changes.
  • Assists with the planning and coordination of system resources, upgrades, security, implementations, and integrations.
  • Configures, maintains, upgrades, develops, and tests IT systems and services in alignment with industry best practices.
  • Runs, maintains, and operates technical systems and infrastructure.
  • Plans and directs staff implementation of technical projects.
  • Administer Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL database management system software, including the acquisition, installation, and implementation of releases and upgrades.
  • Design data models and create databases for Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL.
  • Administer and create Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL databases for enterprise applications such as Mercury, ImageNow and Ungerboeck USI.  Provide support for upgrades.
  • Design, implement, and execute database backup and recovery procedures.  Evaluate backup and recovery scenarios to choose the appropriate strategy to meet availability agreements.
  • Perform debugging, problem analysis, and problem resolution of database management systems.
  • Perform performance and tuning of database management systems.  Design and create indexes to produce more efficient paths and faster execution of SQL statements.
  • Recommend standards, policies and guidelines to ensure database access, database security and data integrity.
  • Serve on working groups and committees as required, including working with UW System colleagues throughout the System.
  • Keep abreast of the latest advances and developments in database, programming and general computing technologies through professional development opportunities.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience at time of application
  • Knowledge of database integration tools such as Informatica
  • Knowledge of SQL and relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server
  • Knowledge of system reporting tools such as SQL Developer, Tableau, Peoplesoft Query

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience supporting, maintaining and monitoring complex database systems such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL or Oracle
  • Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to learn new technical skills and concepts quickly with minimal training and a high level of self-motivation and attention to details


The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Data Integration Specialist/Database Administrator"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Michael Bubolz
Phone: (920) 465-2770
Email:  bubolzm@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, October 7, 2021.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.