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Administrative Services - Agency 65
Lincoln Job Posting
Classification Salary Range:
$33.81 - $49.85
JR2023-00001387 IT Data/database Analyst/sr (Open Date: 11/20/2023)
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Serve as a senior level IT Data/Database Analyst on a team of DBAs to support the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer applications for all agencies within Nebraska State Government by providing database administration support. Under minimal supervision, you will work with various IT teams and customers to develop an understanding of data and information needs, identify and implement solutions, and improve the quality of applications while providing database administration support. Responsibilities of this role include database infrastructure, design, implementation, maintenance, security, backup and recoverability, troubleshooting, and overall performance. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring availability and reliability of databases as well as collaborating with application developers to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems. Additional daily tasks include completing service requests and resolving incidents within established SLAs and establishing and maintaining communication with customers to keep them updated with status of their requests.
Responsibilities of this role include database infrastructure, design, implementation, maintenance, security, backup and recoverability, troubleshooting, software installation, overall performance, and other duties as assigned. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring availability and reliability of databases as well as collaborating with application developers to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems. Additional daily tasks include completing service requests and resolving incidents within established SLAs and establishing and maintaining communication with customers to keep them updated with status of their requests.
Candidate will be required to be on call to assist with the 24x7 production support and will need to work with the team to ensure that there is support available during core business hours of the work week.
REQUIREMENTS: Associate Degree in Computer Science/IT and three years related experience, two of which must be as Data/Database Analyst.
PREFERRED: At least three years of experience, education, or training in coding computer applications and complex SQL queries. Experience with SQL Server Installation, applying security updates and maintenance.
OTHER: Regular and reliable attendance. Occasional on call support outside of 8-5 business hours.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong analytical problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot database errors. Ability to mentor IT Data/Database Analysts and IT Application Developers. Strong knowledge of logical and physical database design and theories. Ability to explain complex ideas in simple terms. Good multi-tasking abilities. Experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Management Studio, Microsoft Visual Studio, SolarWinds DPA, Red Gate SQL Compare, Red Gate SQL Data Compare, WinSCP, DB2 Connect and Windows command line commands. Experience with creating good technical documentation.
Look at what we have to offer!
• 13 paid holidays
• Vacation and sick leave that begin accruing immediately
• Military leave
• 156% (that's not a typo!) state-matched retirement
• Tuition reimbursement
• Employee assistance program
• 79% employer paid health insurance plans
• Dental and vision insurance plans
• Employer-paid $20,000 life insurance policy
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) through the Federal government
• Wide variety and availability of career advancement as the largest and most diverse employer in the State
• Opportunity to be part of meaningful work and make a difference through public service
• Training and Development based on your career aspirations
• Fun, inviting teammates
• A safe and secure environment
At the State, we stand by our core values of treating others with dignity and respect, acting ethically in all situations, and creating an environment where our customer is our top priority. Apply to join our team today!
We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.
Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit: https://statejobs.nebraska.gov/index.html#benefits
Equal Opportunity Statement
The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.
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