Database Administrator

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  Technology Services Group
Requisition Number:  133773

Job Summary

Researches, implements, and maintains information technologies to increase database systems operational efficiencies and secure Carilion's enterprise network.  Manages corporate projects and problem resolution requiring the participation of multiple specialized teams.

Duties and Responsibilities may include but not limited: 

  • Analyzes, optimizes, implements, and maintains the Carilion Clinic database platforms with minimal supervision from supervisor and/or manager.
  • Implements, and maintains security technologies for all database platforms throughout the enterprise.
  • Performs cross-platform referential integrity and monitors/manages database indexes to enhance database performance.
  • Independently develops reference materials (database schema diagrams, installation documentation, etc.) for supported database technologies to be used for both online and in-person training of other technical staff.
  • Manages assigned projects and meets deadlines with minimal supervision from supervisor and/or manager.
  • Serves as both a professional and technical mentor to other Database Administrators.
  • Proactively identifies areas of improvement (process or technical) and develops plans for associated changes required.
  • Interfaces with clients, vendors, and other teams on multi-faceted projects involving database platform technologies.
  • Interfaces with clients, vendors, and multiple teams while providing resolution to problem incidents as escalated from the Technology Service Center.

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.

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: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.

Experience: Minimum three years’ active Oracle 11g/12c and/or Microsoft SQL 2012/2014 combined experience.


Intersystems Cache experience preferred.



Valid Virginia drivers' license and dependable transportation.


A minimum of two of the following certifications are required:


Microsoft MCSA (SQL 2008 or newer)

Microsoft MCSE (Data Management and Analytics)

Epic Operational Database Administrator

Epic Clarity ETL Administrator

Oracle Certified Associate (10g or newer)

Oracle Certified Professional (10g or newer)

Other Minimum Qualifications: Good organizational skills, analytical, dependable, detail oriented, interpersonal skills, and understanding of the English language (both written and oral).  Must have thorough understanding of the 7-layer OSI model.  IBM AIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows Server, IBM TSM/TDP, SQL optimization, Oracle RMAN, Oracle ASM, Oracle DataGuard management experience preferred.  Basic Korn, Perl, VB Scripting experience desirable.  Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be customer service oriented.


About Carilion

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

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

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

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

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

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


Requisition Number: 133773 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F Flexible Schedule
Recruiter Phone:  
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

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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