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  • BS in computer science, mathematics, physics or statistics is preferred.
  • Demonstrated fluency in Lunix Shell Scripting, SQL, Python, T-SQL programming. 
  • At least five years of experience with MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server or Postgres SQL.
  • Demonstrated fluency in Oracle Enterprise Manager.
  • Ability to communicate with users and translate technical concepts to a nontechnical audience. 
  • Desire to stay current in new developments related to DBA work.
  • Demonstrate initiative to identify areas for improvement and independently identify solutions. 
  • Must be a self-managed, self-motivated individual, willing to self-study new subjects.


Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in the support requirements of large database applications/systems including performance analysis and tuning of high volume, transaction systems. 
  • Knowledge of hierarchical database systems. 
  • Extensive knowledge of systems platform.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the design and implementation of complex database architecture. 
  • Extensive experience in programming environments. 
  • Ability to develop a vision for future computing needs and to develop appropriate plans to meet these needs. 
  • Ability to work well independently or as a team member. 
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of new and current technology and trends. 
  • Ability to collaborate with vendors and system service providers, provide administration for system solutions, and act as a liaison.
  • Extensive experience with database security protocol.

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks. 
  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

  • May Work Extended and weekend hours.
  • Must be available for on-call work (rotational basis).

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

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