Database Administrator IV

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

Carilion Clinic - Technology Services Group (TSG) is seeking a Database Administrator IV to support our IT Operations in Roanoke, VA.  You will be responsible for researching, implementing, and maintaining information technologies to increase database systems operational efficiencies and secure Carilion’s enterprise network.  Additionally, you will manage corporate projects and problem resolution requiring the participation of multiple specialized teams.

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited: 

  • Independently analyzes, optimizes, implements, and maintains the Carilion Clinic database platforms.
  • Researches, evaluates, and implements new database technologies, such as Hadoop and data warehouse appliances, cloud technologies, advanced encryption and high availability (such as Oracle DataGuard or Microsoft AlwaysOn).
  • Serves as the primary architects for Carilion’s database architecture; provides strategic recommendations to leadership on database consolidation, versioning, and platform adoption to ensure Carilion is maximizing use of the technologies deployed.
  • Implements, and maintains security technologies for all database platforms throughout the enterprise.
  • Performs cross-platform referential integrity, capacity planning, index maintenance, backup/restore operations, ongoing monitoring, and security/access control of enterprise databases.
  • 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.
  • Independently manages assigned projects and meets deadlines.
  • 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.
  • Independently leads process improvement initiatives approved by Supervisor and/or Manager.
  • 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.
  • Serves as a leader of the team in the absence of the Supervisor and Manager.

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: Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent work experience.


Minimum eight years’ active Oracle 11g/12c and/or Microsoft SQL 2012/2014 combined experience required.


Minimum five years’ recent IBM AIX, Linux, and/or Windows Server experience required.


Intersystems Cache, Epic Cogito Clarity experience preferred.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration:

Valid Virginia drivers' license and dependable transportation.


A minimum of three 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)

HIMSS – Certified Associate (CAHIMS)

HIMSS – Certified Professional (CPHIMS)

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.

Our Values

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: 63595 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-5 with on-call rotation
Recruiter Phone:  
Recruiter Email: mamiskovic@carilionclinic.org

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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