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 Bothell, Washington

King County, Washington
34,920
Male:
17,054 (48.8%)
Female:
17,866 (51.2%)
Bothell /ˈbɒθəl/ BOTH-əl is a city located in King and Snohomish Counties in the State of Washington. It is part of the Seattle metropolitan area. Bellevue, Bothell, Kenmore, Kirkland, Redmond, and Woodinville are suburban cities that are considered part of the "Eastside", as they are situated on the east side of Lake Washington. Based on per capita income, Bothell ranks 78th of 614 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked. Prior to European settlement, the Sammamish River Valley from Lake Washington to Issaquah Creek south and upstream of Lake Sammamish was inhabited by a population of as many as 200 Native Americans known as the Sammamish. The Sammamish were relocated after the Puget Sound War in 1856 to reservations and non-reservation lands. In 1870, Columbus S. Greenleaf and George R. Wilson filed land claims in the area formerly inhabited by the Sammamish near present-day Bothell, and built homes. Eight families...
Bothell:
$75,643
Washington:
$60,294
$1,308
Bothell:
$344,600
Washington:
$257,200
5.5%

Database Administrator (DBA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
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