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The M&T Bank

Database Adminstrator II

The M&T Bank - Amherst, NY

Job Description
\rDatabase Administrator II\rAmherst, NY\r\rBasic Function\r\rResponsible for administration of a computerized database management system. Directs and monitors activities of junior staff. Performs day to day troubleshooting and support activities. Develops new databases and implements enhancements to existing databases.\r\rEssential Position Responsibilities\r\rResponsible for the evaluation, installation, maintenance, and support for enterprise class database management systems. \r\rImplements application databases, sets up database backup and recovery, data integrity procedures, space management strategies, and security. Reviews database application designs for adherence to these database standards and procedures.\rSupervises the implementation of the backup strategy and the testing of Disaster Recovery processes.\r\rEffectively uses database utility, monitoring and tuning tools.\r\rLeads the selection of database hardware and software for small to medium projects, specifying any additions or upgrades to the database software that may be necessary.\r\rProvides consulting support to application teams that use enterprise class databases.\r\rIs the lead DBA for larger projects.\r\rParticipates in the evaluation of vendor application packages that use a Database Management System.\r\rMaintains performance and tuning of application and RDMBS systems software; specifies the techniques for monitoring database performance. Identifies and provides resolutions for basic to complex servicerelated problems and accurately documents outages, anomalies and fixes.\r\rWorks with Infrastructure personnel to install and test new versions of or patches to the Database Management System. \r\rCoordinates the efforts of more junior Database Administrators and supervises and mentors new database administrators on adherence to database standards, procedures and best practices. \r\rKeeps abreast of new database related technology and products.\r\rNature and Scope\r\rThe incumbent works under the supervision of the Technical Team Leader or Systems Manager.\r\rThe incumbent must be able to manage his/her own projects, and work independently with some technical supervision.\r\rThe position is responsible for ensuring open lines of communication between developers and the Database Administration team and between the Database Administration team and the Technology Infrastructure support areas.\r\rThe incumbent must respond to information requests quickly and consistently.\r\rThe incumbent is capable of managing the activities of others on small to medium projects.\r\rThe incumbent may be called upon to serve as a technical representative on committees, ad hoc projects, etc.\r\rThe Database Administrator II may help train more junior team members.\r\rSupervisory Responsibility\r\rNone\r\rBasic Qualifications\r\rBachelor’s degree in Information Services or related discipline.\r\rSix or more years Information Systems experience.\r\rThree or more years Database Administration experience.\r\rRequires a thorough knowledge of the system development life cycle and its \rinteraction with database development.\r\rTechnical Skills\rHas very good knowledge of one or more database management systems.\r\rHas strong knowledge of physical database design and performance monitoring tools.\r\rHas strong knowledge of the operating system upon which the database is installed.\r\rHas a general understanding of personal desktop computers.\r\rUnderstands how to use Office Suite products for word processing and spreadsheets.\r\rOther Job Information\r\rVery good business analysis skills and a detailed understanding of one or more subject areas of the bank.\r\rVery good oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to the target audience.\r\rAble to work effectively with client personnel in various organizational positions, It managers and staff.\r\rDetail oriented, uses sound judgment and is self motivated.\r\rExcellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.\r\rAbility to handle multiple tasks in support of various assignments.Job Posting:  Mar 12, 2018, 2:27:24 PM Unposting Date:  Ongoing

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The M&T Bank


Database Adminstrator II The M&T Bank - Amherst, NY, United States


Location: Amherst, NY

Company Profile:
Times like these call for a financial services partner that has stood the test of time. Established in 1856 as Manufacturers and Traders Bank, today we’re the M&T Bank Corporation, one of the 20 largest US headquartered commercial bank holding companies, with current assets of $97.1 billion (as of June 30, 2015) and more than 650 branches, account access at over 1,500 M&T Bank ATMs and more than 15,000 employees throughout New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Delaware and Toronto, Canada (Deposits with M&T are not insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)).