St.  Catherine University

Lead Engineer - Database Administrator

St. Paul, Minnesota
Sep 19, 2019
Nov 16, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary

The McGlynn Information Technology Center at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full time Lead Engineer - Database Administrator. This position is responsible for maintaining Banner and Oracle databases for the University, implementation of Banner upgrades and assisting the programming staff with development, implementation and upgrades of administrative software solutions. This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance and support of a Banner and Oracle database on a UNIX (Linux) operating system.

• Ensure that the Banner system is online and accessible to University campus constituents 24/7.
• Database security and user administration.
• Develop database utilities and shell scripts for task automation for Banner and other systems.
• Manage patches and upgrades to the Oracle databases and Banner.
• Keeping the database managed to peak performance, monitoring daily system performance, and tuning the database when necessary.
• Responsible for backup and recovery strategies.
• Cloning and refreshing databases from the production environment to development and testing environments.
• Work closely with other ITS staff to insure that interfaces are working properly.
• Acting as a technical consultant and trainer when necessary.
• Perform technical activities related to the design, analysis, development and tuning of the Banner ERP and other systems.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in related field and five or more years of experience as a database administrator or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in the field or related area.
• Five or more years of experience as an application administrator of an enterprise ERP system. Ellucian Banner is strongly preferred.
• Extensive knowledge of database administration commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures
• Experience providing application support for E-Business suite.
• Experience utilizing database development, management and report generation tools ( ORACLE , SQL , OEM ), programming experience (Shell Scripting, PL/ SQL , Linux, etc.) and capability and willingness to learn additional tools are required. Programming experience in a Web environment is desirable.
• Knowledge of ERP and CRM software applications, client/server software and web server platforms.

Preferred Qualifications

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable employees who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their service.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply:
Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Osiris Guzman at Osiris Guzman . The position will remain open until filled, however review of applications will begin September 23, 2019. Priority will be given to complete applications received by October 15, 2019.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO /Drug Free Workplace Employer ~Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit the HERC website .

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