Database Developer/Administrator

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Created: November 18, 2015


 Old, but still open.  Per the agency, it's a long term temporary assignement, with a dangling carrot of a permanent gig.  The pay is pretty good for a LibTech position in Texas, IMHO.


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Position Title:

Database Developer/Administrator

Work Location:

1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78701

Working Hours:

M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Salary Group:


Classification No.

0257/System Analyst IV

Job Posting No.


Monthly Salary:

$4,301 - $5,301/Month

Date Job Available:


Supplemental Data Form (Word 97 document)
Applicant must submit Supplemental Data Form, along with State of Texas Application, to be considered for the position.


Performs highly-complex (senior-level) computer systems analysis work. Work involves planning and analyzing user requirements, procedures, problems, and existing data sources to automate processing or improve existing systems. In cooperation and consultation with LDN and IRT staff, plans, develops, designs, implements and monitors an integrated database system to provide a single database resource that integrates existing data and information from a variety of sources to ensure concise and efficient data collection, consolidation, and reporting capabilities on all division activities. Ensures data integrity during planning, development implementation and testing. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Works with LDN division staff to analyze existing data collection tools and sources and determines best method and procedures to consolidate data into a single, relational database that will meet the reporting needs of the LDN division
Works with IRT staff to plan, design, and implement the most efficient and effective database structure to effectively and efficiently consolidate existing data from a variety of sources into a single, comprehensive, integrated database.
Establishes and implements necessary database security controls and user access levels, in consultation with LDN and IRT staff. Develops and maintains internal data standards for the new databases system, and consults with IRT staff to prepare and develop database documentation, procedures and definitions for data dictionaries.
Develops internal training, including training documentation, on the newly developed database; coordinates with key LDN staff to deliver training to users
Using both existing and anticipated information, performs logical and physical data modeling, designs relational database models, and designs relational database models.
Attends work regularly and in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies
Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct
Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree from and accredited college or university; education and experience may be substituted for one another.
Experience in systems analysis and design work
Experience in database development and maintenance
Knowledge of data flowcharting
Knowledge of data analysis and evaluation techniques
Knowledge of data modeling, data integration, data warehousing, and database design
Knowledge of project management concepts
Knowledge of system development life cycle
Skill in complex problem solving and critical thinking
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines in an organized manner
Ability to identify and define end user needs
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, or a related field from an accredited college or university
Experience creating Access, SQLServer, or other relational databases, and producing effective and efficient data queries and reports
Experience writing user manuals
Experience delivering training on database usage
Experience customizing existing databases to meet changing programmatic needs and requirements


One year of experience creating and maintaining Access, SQLServer or other relational databases can substitute for college degree on a year for year basis up to four years.


Description of previous database created.
College transcript is required.


No Supervisory responsibilities. Reports to the division director.

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Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 20:15 UTC

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