As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Sr Database Administrator (FULL-TIME), to join our team in Wilmington, Delaware or Jacksonville, Florida.
As the birthplace of the Nemours healthcare system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del. honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC’s Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. In October, we will complete a multi-phase hospital expansion that will include new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for protecting enterprise data.Day to day functions include the management, installation, deployment, monitoring and ongoing support of enterprise databases for both business and clinical systems at Nemours.This position leads efforts in resolving complex technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation.The position may also participate in researching and evaluating new technology products or may suggest changes or enhancements to existing products as required to support the business.Additionally, this position requires solid customer service skills to support and assist end users.
Protects enterprise database assets. This includes implementing and monitoring effective database backup and recovery methodologies and processes.
Assumes principal lead database administrator role for projects as designated by supervisor which may include: analyzing user needs and creating proper database design to meet those needs; installing and configuring new database environments and upgrading existing database environments.
Responsible for daily support for existing database solutions, including modifying, testing, validating, and documenting system changes. Adheres to normal change control processes for these activities.
Oversees and participates in day-to-day system administration including performance tuning, system monitoring, problem investigation, and optimization. Serves as an escalation point for other team members.
Proactively identifies process and procedural issues and suggests potential solutions and engages teammates or other teams as required.
Architects, develops and maintains database environment documentation.
Performs technical evaluations of new technology products or suggest changes/enhancements to existing products/environments to fulfill customer needs. Assists in the development of budgetary requests for these items.
Serves as a mentor to facilitate the successful on boarding of new teammates.
Position can be located in either Wilmington, Delaware or Jacksonville, Florida.
Bachelor's Degree required. A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field is preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related area, during which both technical and professional capabilities have been clearly demonstrated.
Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate for SQL Server (MCSA) preferred.
Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for SQL Server ( MCSE) preferred.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.