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 Deerfield, Illinois

Lake County, Illinois
18,476
Male:
8,928 (48.3%)
Female:
9,548 (51.7%)
Deerfield is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States, approximately 25 miles north of Chicago. The population was 18,225 at the 2010 census, a decline of 175 from 2000. Deerfield is home to the headquarters of Walgreens, Baxter Healthcare, Business Technology Partners, APAC Customer Services, Fortune Brands, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Consumers Digest, and Mondelēz International. Deerfield High School is one of the top high schools in the state, ranking #5 in 2012. Deerfield is represented by the 10th Congressional District of Illinois (Republican Robert Dold), 29th District of the Illinois Senate (Democrat Julie Morrison) and the 58th District of the Illinois House of Representatives (Democrat Scott Drury). According to the 2010 census, Deerfield has a total area of 5.62 square miles (14.56 km2), of which 5.58 square miles (14.45 km2) (or 99.29%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.71%) is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 18,420 people, 6,420 households,...
Deerfield:
$135,754
Illinois:
$57,166
$1,660
Deerfield:
$494,600
Illinois:
$175,700
3.9%

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

10-19 years
100%

Years of Experience

10-19 years
100%