Database Administrator Job Description
Database administrators are responsible for the collation and safe storing of the information database. They developed computer-based data for both the public and private sector.
Database administrators are responsible for the efficient security of company information. Their services are very important to the banking, financial and corporate sectors.
Database administrators (DBAs) construct, design and cater for the data based information of every organization. It is their job to make available easy access to information for the right person at the right time.
Database Administrators (DBAs) maintain the database software and oversees any new installation and the modification of any existing database software.
Database administrators use database software to effectively store, organize and manage the database of any organization. They also control access to the database and secure it from unauthorized access.
They control the information warehouse of the organization, and ensure that organization data are well secured and optimally stored to maintain the integrity and efficient performance of the company database.
Through control access, they maintain the database by identifying and solving database requirements.
Database Administrator Job Duties:
Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
Provide solutions by defining the structure and format in which information will be stored, accessed and retrieved.
Maintaining and evaluation of the computer operation system of the organization.
They provide adequate training for clients on the use of the hardware and software of the computer system. They train them on how to access and retrieve information on the database. They also resolve any problem or difficulties faced by users in accessing the computer database system.
Database Administrator Skills.
Up to date: DBAs must possess up to date knowledge on the latest methods used in securing the database. The DBA handles all the inflow of information used in every organization, and they must adequately secure these information from external breach by time to time update of the security system to bring it modern standard.
Efficiency: DBAs must be efficient in the collation of large information from various parts of the organization and store them in an organized manner for easy accessibility. And also efficiently secure the database from breach.
Attention to detail: DBAs must store every little piece of information, and be able to sieve information into different sections and carefully organize the database.
Promoting Process Improvement: DBAs should be come up with innovative ways to safely and easily collate information and also releasing information to every department in the organization.
Problem Solving: DBAs should be able to identify the problems of the organization relating to managing, processing and storing of data, and come up with the suitable solutions.
Database Management: DBAs must possess the technical knowledge to store data adequately and must also be able to secure the database from any kind of unauthorized breach.
The DBA must be able to work according to client needs and specifications and must be able to meet the targeted deadline of delivering such job.