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Database Analyst/Administrator

San Diego, California
Job ID 2866 Date posted 09/06/2019 Schedule Regular Shift Day Hours Full-Time Department Information Technology; IM-Data Services


The Database Analyst/Administrator is responsible for design of complex databases and creation of physical database tables from design, administering and controlling the organization-s data resources, including multiple relational and post-relational databases and servers. Performs physical and logical database design, set up, configuration, monitoring and works with system administrators and uses data dictionary software / application packages to ensure data integrity and security. Recovers corrupted data and eliminates data redundancy. Develops strategies for database acquisitions, archival, design, virtualization, replication, maintenance and support and other complex technical tools and solutions. Uses tuning tools to improve database performance. Provides database programming, and structured analysis to accommodate database integration coordination and administration. Performs database development, design, analysis and configuration to provide backend storage and performance solutions for multiple databases in a complex environment. The position has overall responsibility for database installations and implementations, as assigned. Responsible for multiple organizational database technologies, platforms, and configurations in a multi-system environment with packaged application customization, and custom integration development.. Performs all aspects of programming, analysis, coding, design, development, configuration, implementation, testing, documentation, application programming and solution analysis, support, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The DBA performs programming and support for systems (Oracle/ MS SQL / OLAP / cache) and utilizes Visual Basic, Crystal reports and other systems and modules, as assigned. Performs all tasks related to lifecycle of databases using UNIX, Windows platforms, and utilizing Oracle, SQL Server, My SQL, PL/SQL, TSQL, Informix, DB2, Sybase.


Bachelor's Degree; relevant experience in excess of 5 years may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree

5 years of experience

Demonstrated experience in multiple database products, platforms and languages

Must possess skills and experience in oral and written communications, including analysis documentation, project management deliverables and documentation, application/systems specifications, project preparation, risk identification and escalation, and report presentation

Must be a technical expert in area subject matter demonstrated by documented experience in analysis, process design and workflow, research, installation/implementation and support of software applications and systems; Develops detailed functional system and programming specifications

Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills

Must have installed a minimum of one computer based hospital system and actively performed the following: process and workflow analysis, systems/applications analysis, project lifecycle implementation with in depth experience and training in a minimum of four discreet major projects

Must have proven experience in being able to communicate, motivate and organize projects among a broad spectrum of hospital personnel, frequently under deadline pressure

Demonstrated leadership skills, strong customer service and team focus is required

Must be able to work under pressure, following a plan and balancing competing requests by priority; must have a high level of integrity and trust

Advanced verbal and written communication skills

Minimum of six years in programming and systems analysis with proven prior experience in systems/ application process and workflow analysis, application/system analysis, programming, experience working on project team(s), health care systems administration, financial and/or clinical systems support and maintenance as well as general knowledge of major health care information issues

Experience in performing all tasks related to lifecycle of databases using UNIX, Windows platforms, and utilizing several of the following DBMS: Oracle, Cache SQL Server, My SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL, Informix, DB2, Sybase, etc.


Master's Degree

5 + years of experience in Database programming, or related programming experience and systems analysis

Knowledge of process/workflow engineering

Significant experience in applicable and various development technologies and platforms, and diverse experience level in data communication technologies in a multi system environment

Self-motivated and self-directed with capability to work independently

Prefer database experience with previous integrated Healthcare Information systems with emphasis on Clinical and Financial, EMR applications/systems (Epic, Meditech, Cerner, etc.), and ERP systems

One or more certifications in applicable Epic module



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