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Database Application Manager
Job Title: Database Group / Manager, DBA
Department: Information Services
Reports To: Associate Director, Enterprise Applications and Integration
Health Network Laboratories is a multiregional medical lab facility serving the needs of the public and healthcare communities in PA and NJ. Committed to excellence, HNL is looking for a dynamic individual to manager their Database Services Department.
The Manager, DBA is responsible for managing development, test, staging, training and production database environments and related technologies. This person will execute database administrator duties in a regulated, health care environment, with a strict adherence to following Configuration Management and SDLC practices. The DBA will also be responsible for the creation of database accounts, roles, privileges, etc. in accordance with requests from Authorized requestors according to Health Network labs (HNL) standard operating procedures. The Manager will be responsible for directing, coaching and mentoring staff in order to develop .Net, Visual Basic, C#, shell scripts and SQL procedures to support database maintenance, tuning, backup, restore and disaster recovery requirements and other software engineering projects.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information, written and verbal to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define and solve complex problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to solve complex problems with minimal direction, involving multidisciplinary groups, software and hardware platforms.
Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, written and verbal, to all levels of staff within the organization.
Computer & Technical Skills
Experience with Agile development methodologies. The ability to convert complex software solutions into well-written technical design documents. Understanding of validation requirements for GLP software development. Demonstrated development and architecture experience for Business Intelligence / Data Mart / Data Warehouse implementation and support. Demonstrated experience using Advanced .NET / J2EE / XML / Web Services programming skills in multi-tiered and integrated systems / solutions. Understanding of the use application of software and integration design patterns. Experience with relational database systems (e.g. Oracle, SQL), and client-server architecture. 3+ Years experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts. *NIX experience highly desirable but not required (e.g. RedHat Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, etc.).
Understands basic business concepts such as revenue cycle and revenue generation, profitability, resource optimization, sales and client management. Strong project management skills and experience with large project leadership.
Effective interpersonal, communication and leadership skills to promote growth as individuals, teams and as an organization. Sophisticated problem solving skills with a passion for technology. Self-motivated with a strong work ethic. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to follow through on detailed assignments with minimal supervision.
Certificates and Licenses
PMP Certification is highly desirable but not required. MCDBA/MCITP/MCSE credential is highly desirable.