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 Middletown, Delaware

New Castle County, Delaware
19,469
Male:
9,252 (47.5%)
Female:
10,217 (52.5%)
Middletown is a town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the town is 18,710. Middletown is located at 39°27′16″N 75°42′50″W (39.454352, -75.713816) with an elevation of 69 feet (21.0 m). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 11.61 square miles (30.1 km2), of which, 11.61 square miles (30.1 km2) is land and 0.16% is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 6,161 people, 2,298 households, and 1,631 families residing in the town. The population density was 962.4 people per square mile (371.7/km²). There were 2,514 housing units at an average density of 392.7 per square mile (151.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.42% White, 1.30% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.93% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.29% of the...
Middletown:
$83,701
Delaware:
$60,231
$1,127
Middletown:
$255,400
Delaware:
$232,900
4.2%

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Less than 1 year
100%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
100%

Common Health Benefits

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