Database Administrator

Springfield, IL 62704
United States

Computer Hardware
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel
Service Branch
All Branches

Job Description

 Position Summary

Maintains, monitors, configures, and ensures optimal performance of the enterprise database. Performs regular back-up archiving and integrity checks. 

Essential Duties
  • Maintains database by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems, and hardware products. 
  • Monitors mainframe performance, installs and configures databases.
  • Oversees database backup and recovery, patch upgrades, security compliance, and audit preparation.
  • Translates database issues, requirements, limitations, and parameters for management and staff.
  • Evaluates and analyzes database systems for enhancements. 
  • Reviews database design to understand the effect on the database as well as how data is stored, accessed and analyzed.
  • Modifies and optimizes database programs to increase processing performance. 
  • Ensures consistency and reliability of data throughout database systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience
  • 5+ years working in Information Technology.
  • 3+ years of experience administering, analyzing, and/or developing relational databases. 
  • Experience working within an AIX/SuSe Environment required.
  • Experience creating data models of databases, and monitoring/tuning database performance. 
  • Strong experience with QRadar Security Information and Event Management. 
  • Strong experience working with DB2 management software.
  • Ability to travel.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology preferred. 
** RL Canning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, or an unfavorable discharge from military service.