Position Description

Database Administrator
Location Corpus Christi, Texas
Requisition # 7403A
# of Openings 1
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Please review the following requirements for the Database Administrator position as candidates will be screen extensively.

The Driscoll Children’s Hospital Information Systems Qlik Sense Database Administrator (Qlik DBA) will work in a modified Database and System Architect capacity, developing, designing, optimizing, and maintaining the Qlik Sense Data Analytics System (Qlik) in support of the department responsible for the hospital’s analytics and reporting needs.

The Qlik DBA will serve as the escalation point for the Qlik System Administrator and the Qlik Business Analyst.  The Qlik DBA helps the Qlik System Administrator manage the environment and troubleshoot issues.  This role also assists the Qlik Business Analyst with data modeling support and translates written or verbal requirements into SQL Server views and stored procedures.

Architect responsibilities include, database design from multiple data sources, having varying refresh times, on a tiered architecture. Functional knowledge of query optimization, T-SQL, data warehouses, data analytics, and report writing skills are required to assist with system dashboards; and to build data for reports, create visualizations for business and clinical reporting that displays drill-down data based on user specifications.  The Qlik DBA will optimize SQL code, validate data, write data load scripts/ETL, perform set analysis, publish Qlik apps, set permissions, and other duties as assigned.  Experience with: SSIS, BI tools, Healthcare, State, and Federal reporting like, Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) and Meaningful Use (MU) is definitely plus.

Database responsibilities include database optimization and performance tuning in a Microsoft Windows server environment.  The Qlik DBA must have a basic understanding of managing servers (monitoring, patching, etc.).  Functional knowledge is needed for AD configuration, proxies, ports, and load balancers; and command line and browser tools such as NSLookup, Telnet, Ping, NetStat, Fidder to troubleshoot connectivity, interoperability, configuration, and performance issues.

The Database Administrator should have a Bachelor’s Degree, or documented equivalent experience, and a minimum of 5 years IT experience, with 7+ years multi-discipline IT experience preferred. Strong interpersonal skills and thorough documentation are essential to the role.




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