Database Administrator I

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so.  Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.


The Database Administrator I works independently to monitor, tune, and maintain Carilion Clinic’s database environment.  In addition to high skill with database technologies and utilities, an administrator at this level is responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of all databases.   An administrator at this level is expected to have strong interpersonal and communications skill and be able to mentor other team members.  This level administrator must demonstrate an ability to lead and manage small enterprise projects. 


The Database Administrator I’s role is to provide expert-level day-to-day operational administration of Carilion’s databases.  Additionally, this job will require the Database Administrator to determine need and oversee all installation and upgrades.  This job will require test and participate in verification of database backups.  The job requires the team member to carry a cellphone pager, to participate in 24x7 call rotation, and requires occasional travel. 


Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Associates Degree in Information Technology or equivalent of 2-years of relevant experience


1 year recent Oracle installation and administration; Oracle certification preferred

1 year recent Microsoft SQL server installation and administration; MS SQL Server certification, preferred

1 year recent Intersystems Cache experience, desirable; Epic Cache System Administration, preferred

Recent experience with IBM AIX, RedHat Linux and/or Windows Server Operating Systems, preferred

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager TDP and client experience, desirable

Ability to work in a high-availability, high-performance, large database environment

Ability to optimize SQL queries

Basic knowledge of Korn, Bash, Perl, PHP, and VB scripting

Microsoft Office application such as Office, Access, Project, Visio, SharePoint

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must be creative and innovative. Must be able to adapt to changes, and help resolve conflicts. Research new technologies and provide input. Keep all required 1)certifications up-to-date. Completes and maintains documentation of a minimum of 40 hours of pertinent continuing education each year Maintain close contact with everyone on the Storage Team and be aware of all ongoing projects and provide support, guidance and resources as necessary. Work closely with TSG staff, especially the IT teams to accomplish TSG and Carilion Clinic goals.   The team member will be required to carry a pager-cell phone and will need to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation. The job requires onsite work including additional off-hours work and does not allow work-at-home schedules.  Travel is required occasionally

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 24122 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: day shift with 24x7 call rotation
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This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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