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  1. 1. Database Administrator By Ryan Coon Jeff Johnson Andy Beaderstadt Chris Gregory
  2. 2. Database Administrator (DBA) <ul><li>Person responsible for the planning, organization, control and monitoring of the centralized and shared corporate database. The DBA is the general manager of the database-administration department. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Desired DBA skills (managerial) <ul><li>Broad business understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination skills </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical skills </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Communication skills (oral and written) </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation skills </li></ul>
  4. 4. Desired DBA skills (technical) <ul><li>Broad data-processing background </li></ul><ul><li>Systems development life cycle knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Structured methodologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data flow diagrams, Structured charts & Programming languages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Database life cycle knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Database modeling and design skills </li></ul><ul><li>Operational skills </li></ul>
  5. 5. DBA Job Duties <ul><li>Establish, document, and implement procedures for database backup and recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and implement the upgrade and maintenance of the DBMS (Database Management Software) </li></ul><ul><li>Establish procedures and guidelines to ensure data security and integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and implement procedures to guarantee the accuracy, accessibility and responsiveness of the database environment </li></ul>
  6. 6. DBA Job Duties (cont.) Data distribution and use Delivering Data backup and recovery Monitoring Data security, privacy, and integrity Testing Policies, procedures, and standards Organizing End-user support Planning
  7. 7. DBA Internship <ul><li>Texas Technology Council </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Austin, Texas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paid ($10 to $12 per hour) </li></ul><ul><li>You will be responsible for maintaining and upgrading the corporate website, developing weekly html emails, and performing updates to online databases. </li></ul><ul><li>Job Requirements: Knowledge of HTML and database concepts. Web design experience a must. You need to be a dedicated worker and have a willingness to learn. </li></ul>
  8. 8. DBA Jobs <ul><li>QCI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a consulting and interactive service provider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Des Moines, Iowa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The qualified candidate will have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5+ years experience as a DBA with Sybase and/or MS-SQL Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 years in system programming. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must have prior experience to systems internals and knowledge of programming languages (Cobol, Perle, C) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must have experience with Object Oriented Design concepts, data warehouse technologies and advanced data modeling and design tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year </li></ul>
  9. 9. DBA Jobs (cont.) <ul><li>Ernst & Young </li></ul><ul><ul><li>consulting division </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas City, Missouri </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The qualified candidate will have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2+ years experience with Tandem or Teradata database in a Data Analyst or DBA role. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecom industry experience preferred. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience Datawarehousing Applications preferred </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From $70,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year </li></ul>
  10. 10. DBA Jobs (cont.) <ul><li>Firemen’s Fund Insurance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the Corporate databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago, Illinois </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The qualified candidate will have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7+ years of Oracle DBA and advanced system administration experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3+ years of SQL Server experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3+ years of DB2 experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5+ years of Sun Unix experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From $80,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is the difference between a DBA and a DA? <ul><li>The DA is more managerially oriented than the more technically oriented DBA. Compared to the DBA function, the DA function is DBMS independent, with a broader and long term focus. </li></ul><ul><li>When a DA is not present, the DBA performs all functions of the DA. </li></ul>
  12. 12. What are the common Database Certifications? <ul><li>IBM DB2 Universal Database Certified Expert </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Certified Database Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Certified Professional </li></ul>