Database Administrator Jobs in University Park, PA

Create and maintain company databases. Database administrators— frequently called DBAs— plan and implement policies/procedures for the storage and organization of information so that it is easy for data analysts to access. They ensure that databases function smoothly and efficiently by running tests, fixing errors as they arise, and establishing appropriate data relationships. Additionally, they may be asked to train other employees in database use or collaborate with teams such as marketing or sales to retrieve critical information.

Database administrators typically possess at least basic proficiency with SQL programming, and are frequently skilled in mySQL, Oracle, and/or Java. They are responsible for backing up and restoring these programs and the data they contain when necessary, as well as providing crucial security measures for records containing personal or financial information.

Search Database Administrator Jobs

1-7 of 7 Jobs
PennState - University Park, PA
Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:09/26/2018Date Closing:open until filledJob Number:83267Level/Salary Band:03 K Exempt Work Unit: Office of the PresidentDepartment:Office of...
6 days ago
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - State College, PA (1 mile from University Park, PA)
science (or equivalent experience) and at least 2 years of related experience designing and developing software for data modeling or analysis....
27 days ago
Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
IT Manager 1 -Campus/Location: -University Park CampusDate Announced: -10/18/2018Date Closing: -10/24/2018Job Number: -83681Level/Salary Band: -01 K ExemptWork Unit: -College of NursingDepartment:...
2 days ago
PennState - University Park, PA
Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:04/06/2018Date Closing:open until filledJob Number:78163Work Unit: Student AffairsDepartment:Student Affairs Information Technology Description...
6 days ago
PennState - University Park, PA
Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:07/09/2018Date Closing:open until filledJob Number:80329Level/Salary Band:02 F Non-exempt Work Unit: Finance and BusinessDepartment:Information...
6 days ago
PennState - University Park, PA
Campus/Location:Penn State BerksDate Announced:09/21/2018Date Closing:open until filledJob Number:83182Level/Salary Band:03 H Exempt Work Unit: Penn State Berks Department:Information...
6 days ago
Stahl Sheaffer Engineering, Llc - State College, PA (1 mile from University Park, PA)
Preferred Experience: A minimum of an Associate degree in Computer Science or relevant field Certification as an IT Technician will be an advantage (e.g....
30+ days ago

Database Administrator Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Managing SQL Database Transactions and Concurrency
When a database is in use by an application, it needs to be built to withstand simultaneous use, or multiple actions that all need to be certain to happen together. In this computer science...

Database Relationships

The hardest part about databases is that there is a huge mountain of knowledge needed before even beginning to understand how to design and create them. It doesn't have to be this way. This...

From 0 To 1:SQL And Databases - Heavy Lifting

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are needed for the SQL commands and DBMS fundamentals. Basic knowledge of programming in Python would be helpful if you want to run the source code in the...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Database Administrator positions

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Database Administrator positions.

Database Administrator Related Career Advice Articles

Switching to a Career in Technology

As the hot field nationwide, technology is drawing in new people from all stages in their careers. If you’re interested in breaking into the industry, this simple four-step guide is for you.