Database Administrator (Technology Services) - York - FT

York, PA | Information Systems and Technical Support | Tracking Code: 50579

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General Summary:


Under general supervision, translates logical data designs and models, and implements in the database. Performs a variety of functions related to the design, configuration, implementation and maintenance of database connectivity middleware and associated tools; the installation and upgrade of database related server software; data storage management; database backup and recovery; database management system resource utilization and tuning; and database administration process improvement and TQM.


Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:


Translates logical data designs and models into physical database designs and models, and implements those designs in the database.

Designs and/or configures, implements and maintains database connectivity middleware, database replication facilities and distributed databases.

Installs and upgrades appropriate software.

Write complex T-SQL queries and stored procedure

Write SSIS packages to support existing maintenance and auditing processes

Backup and Restore Data (Commvault)

Analyze and Recommend Database Improvements

Debug Database Issues on Live Datas

Manages storage associated with database management systems and assists operating systems administrators with storage
allocation and planning related to database management systems.

Monitors and optimizes the performance of the database management system.

Designs backup and recovery strategies and performs database management system recoveries.

Assists in the definition of standards, policies, procedures and methodologies associated with database administration
functions, including those used to measure and improve the quality and productivity of database administration.


Required Skills

Minimum Education              

Bachelor's Degree


Minimum Experience           

1 - 2 years experience in Computer Science/Information Systems

2-3 years plus as a SQL DBA

Proven working experience as a SQL Server Database administrator

Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications

Excellent knowledge of data backup (Commvault a plus), recovery, security, integrity and SQL

Familiarity with programming language (T-SQL)

Previous experience with SSIS and SSRS

Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically

Strong Technical and Interpersonal Communication 

Ability to deal with many very large SQL databases in a fast-paced environment




Excellent teamwork/communication skills

Knowledge of database, platform & monitoring tools

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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