Sr. Project Associate, Database Administrator-VTTI
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|Working Title:||Sr. Project Associate, Database Administrator-VTTI|
|Faculty Rank:||Senior Project Associate|
|About Virginia Tech:||
Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) is seeking a database administrator to be responsible for the administration and operation of databases in a dynamic research environment. In addition to day to day database operations, the position also involves providing consultation to researchers regarding database design, performance, and usage, as well as providing vision and guidance regarding major database decisions. The position requires work both individually as well as collaboratively with other members of the VTTI IT team and researchers. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate and interact effectively with this diverse clientele. Due to the nature of the environment, the ability to be flexible and a motivated self-learner is vital.
-Doctorate/terminal degree in Information Technology or related field. Significant work experience and a lesser degree may be considered instead of the advanced degree.
-Understanding of and experience managing large parallel database environments in a scientific data warehousing environment, especially with significant sensitivity requirements (e.g. human subject research), using clustering or partitioning to parallelize data access
|Must have a conviction check:||Yes|
|How to Apply for this Job:||
Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, and resume/curriculum vitae, to jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting #SR0160230. Applicant screening will begin on March 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Brian Daly, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
|Employee Category:||Research Faculty|
|If restricted or temporary, enter end date:||One Year from Hire|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt: Not eligible for overtime|
|Tenure Status:||Non-Tenure Track|
|Academic Year or Calendar Year:||Calendar Year|
|If part time, enter Percent Time:|
|Pay Range:||Commensuratte with Experience|
|Department:||Virginia Tech Transportation Instit|
|Location, if not Blacksburg:|
|Location Zip Code:||24061|
|Job Posting Date:||02/01/2017|
|Review Begin Date:||03/15/2017|
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|Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:||
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
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