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Database Administrator

Bloomington, IN, USA ● Indianapolis, IN, USA Req #251
Friday, October 15, 2021

The Indiana University Foundation (IUF) is seeking a collaborative, driven, and creative Database Administrator to join the Systems Infrastructure Team!


As the sole Database Administrator on the team, the DBA is responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting the RDBMS infrastructure for information systems and users supported by the IU Alumni Association (IUAA)  and IUF.  This position is a key member of the Systems Infrastructure team and collaborates with the team to share in the day-to-day responsibilities of general infrastructure administration.


The Database Administrator will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance and optimization of RDBMS engines (MS SQL Server (primary), Oracle, and others as necessary) in accordance with industry best practices and IU standards and will work collaboratively with the team to develop and implement plans for keeping RDBMS engines patched and on supported versions. This position requires a highly proactive MSSQL Administrator, who is always analyzing practices, and finding better, more efficient, and secure ways to operate. While database administration will be the primary responsibility of this position, it will also have systems administration responsibilities. This position requires a service- oriented individual, as they will be the first contact to troubleshoot for database related issues and will also serve as the lead point of contact for the Systems Infrastructure team on a rotating basis. 


Do you want to work on a team that’s enhancing the organization’s infrastructure to prepare us for better use of future technology?  Do you enjoy working on a team that takes pride and ownership in their work?  Do you enjoy the variety of leading large projects, but also being able to take the time to assist others with smaller projects?  If this sounds like the team you’re looking for, apply today!


Minimum Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in an information technology or related discipline; or equivalent work experience

·         Minimum of 5 years of experience managing MSSQL

·         Experience with Windows Server Operating system administration

·         Excellent customer service skills and the ability to build trust with the customer

·         Attention to detail and quality

·         Strong follow-through skills

·         Demonstrated analytical ability for problem solving

·         Self-directed

·         Natural curiosity, always enthusiastic to learn

·         Ability to manage many details and priorities


Preferred Qualifications

·         5+ years’ experience with MSSQL management

·         Experience with Cloud Computing

·         Experience with Oracle RDBMS


About the Indiana University Foundation:


Founded in 1936, the Indiana University Foundation maximizes private support for Indiana University by fostering lifelong relationships with key stakeholders and providing advancement leadership and fundraising services for campuses and units across the university. Today, the IU Foundation oversees one of the largest public university endowments in the country, with a market value in excess of $2 billion. IU is consistently ranked among the top four of Big Ten universities in annual voluntary support.


About the Advancement Technology, Information, and support Services Department:


The Advancement Technology, Information, and Support Services department provides the systems infrastructure (hardware and application software), data, and user support that the IU Foundation and IU Alumni Association staff need to do their jobs. The department serves IU by making advancement information accessible to users of our systems and by providing security and privacy for donor records and financial information.


Apply Now


Visit https://jobs.iuf.iu.edu/jobs/Default.aspx to submit resume for application by October 31, 2021. A cover letter highlighting your interest in the organization, and your skills and experiences related to the position is required for your application to be considered.


We are sensitive to how the COVID- 19 pandemic is impacting work and personal lives, and will offer the upmost flexibility throughout the interview process. As the IU Foundation and much of Indiana University is currently observing a remote environment, initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom for the safety and well-being of all involved.


The IU Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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