Job Description for Database Administrator (DBA)

A database administrator (DBA) is an IT professional who ensures that the software used to manage a database is properly maintained to allow rapid access when needed. Because constant access, searches, traffic are likely to have a damaging effect on any company database, the DBA works to maintain the efficiency of the servers. He or she also will typically work to ensure data security, coordinating with an IT security professional or team in larger companies to help maintain the integrity of sensitive business data.

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Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks
  • Implement, configure, and troubleshoot database instances, replication, backup, partitions, storage, and access.
  • Set user privileges within the database environment.
  • Monitor and optimize system performance using index tuning, disk optimization, and other methods.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a database system.

About Leawood, Kansas

Johnson County, Kansas
32,842
Male:
16,377 (49.9%)
Female:
16,465 (50.1%)
Leawood /ˈliːwʊd/ is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 31,867. Leawood was named for Oscar G. Lee, an original owner of the town site. Leawood is located at 38°58′00″N 94°37′01″W (38.9666730, -94.6169012). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.16 square miles (39.26 km2), of which, 15.06 square miles (39.01 km2) of it is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water. The city is bordered on three sides by the cities of Overland Park and Prairie Village, Kansas and on the fourth by Kansas City, Missouri. The city's land area is approximately 75% developed and growth is expected to continue in the future. According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $117,896, and the median income for a family was $136,871. Males...
Leawood:
$133,702
Kansas:
$51,872
$1,161
Leawood:
$388,100
Kansas:
$129,400
2.1%

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

10-19 years
100%

Years of Experience

10-19 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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