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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#109785 Database Administrator 4

Initial Review Date: Mon 8/2/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/25/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.


The Database Administrator is responsible for top-level technical coordination and design of complex SQL database systems in a large computing environment. Incumbent designs programs collaborating with key staff and faculty from various organizational units Incumbent maintains system integrity, investigates and solves performance issues as they arise, and participates in the review, install, and configuration of any SQL system that the enterprise decides to implement. The Database Administrator will be the technical expert in SQL database development and utilize advanced technologies (clustering, shadowing, mirroring, log shipping) when appropriate.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training.

  • Professional experience, and proven success, providing database administration and management in a large scale organization.

  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to plan and organize day-to-day activities along with short and long-term projects.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Experience SQL and knowledge of relational database concepts, including writing Stored Procedures, Triggers, etc.
  • SQL Server 2014-2019 Administration
  • AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • SQL and Windows Clustering
  • Transparent data encryption - TDE
  • SQL Server Integrated Services - SSIS
  • SQL Reporting Services - SSRS
  • T-SQL Programming
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and Security best practices.
  • Familiar with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) or Agile Principles.
  • Utilized SolarWinds or other monitoring systems.
  • Experience in Azure SQL, AWS is a plus


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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