About this Career Path
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. Identify, investigate, and resolve database performance issues, database capacity, and database scalability. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
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Entry Level Database Developer/Administrator
Junior Level Database Developer/Administrator
Advanced Database Developer/Administrator
Top Expected Tasks
Test programs or databases, correct errors, and make necessary modifications.
Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes.
Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database.
Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system, or direct others in coding descriptions.
Develop standards and guidelines for the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information.
Review procedures in database management system manuals to make changes to database.
Revise company definition of data as defined in data dictionary.
Train users and answer questions.
Select and enter codes to monitor database performance and to create production database.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Computers and Electronics
Complex Problem Solving
Judgment and Decision Making