IT PROFESSIONAL – APPLICATIONS (DATABASE ADMINISTRATION AND INTEGRATION)

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS
Job Classification: IT PROFESSIONAL – APPLICATIONS (DATABASE ADMINISTRATION AND INTEGRATION)
Posting Number: 25654
Department: HITS                                                          
Division: Enterprise Application Services
Section:  Cloud and Application Management                                                    
Reporting Location: 611 Walker Street, Houston TX 77002                                                            
Workdays & Hours: MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM*   *Subject to Change
                                                                               
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The purpose of this position is to accomplish moderately complex software requirements by specializing in developing programs for business or technical applications and databases; to increase operating efficiency and rapid adaptation to new business requirements by developing, analyzing, reviewing, and altering programs. Provides guidance and training to less experience analysts.
 
Under general direction, designs, implements, and maintains complex databases with respect to access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods. Includes maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, and integration of systems through database design. Competent to work at the highest level of all phases of database management.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.  Significant time spent using computer display, keyboard, and mouse. Operates a motor vehicle.

Job Requirements:
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management and Information Systems (MIS) or a closely related field.
 
Information systems-specific technical certifications may be substituted for 1 year of either the education or the experience requirement, as applicable.
Related professional Information Systems experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
 
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
At least five (5) years of technology experience supporting IT applications.
 
A Master's degree in Computer Science, Management and Information Systems (MIS) or a closely related field may be substituted for two years of the experience requirement.
 
LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
None**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

Preferences shall be given to those candidates with the following skill sets.
  • SQL Server Integration Services
  • Experience in DevOps environments using configuration management system such as MS Database projects and Azure DevOps.
  • Experience with MySQL and SQL Server.
  • Familiar with database tools to improve and optimize performance.
  • Strong Documentation and Communication skills (English-both verbal and written).
SELECTION / SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
Department may administer skills assessment test
 
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION           NO
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
 
SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
 
PAY GRADE: 26

APPLICATION PROCEDURES 
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.  

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call (832/393-8511).

If you need special services or accommodations, call. (832/393-8511) (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
 
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.  

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Company
City of Houston
Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Houston, TX 77246, US