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Job description and position requirements:
Finance and business is a values-driven organization that supports thousands of university faculty, staff, and students, while also providing services to the broader community and societyThe office of physical plant is part of the finance and business team and is an organization driven by its mission to “provide excellent facilities services for penn state.” the office of physical plant`s values follow those of penn state’s and we are especially committed to our vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in higher education facilities, environmental, and safety managementIn our search for excellence, we foster a unified high-performing team with mutual respect for each person`s uniqueness, talents, value, and perspectiveWe also firmly believe in penn state’s value of respect , which encourages us to `respect and honor the dignity of each person, embrace civil discourse, and foster a diverse and inclusive community.` as an incoming team member of the office of physical plant, it will be expected that all employees embody and model penn state`s and finance and business`s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The pennsylvania state university is seeking a database specialist to establish and maintain best database engineering and design practices, act as the formal technical liaison with other departments and organizations, and manage and maintain mission critical databasesThe successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Creation and setup of new database servers
Patching and maintenance of existing database servers
Scheduling and verifying backups
Handling data recovery
Performance monitoring and tuning
Creation of backend scripts, processes, and automations
Technical support and guidance for other staff
Leading portions of large tasks or projects
A successful applicant will be familiar with supporting high availability oracle deployments in a windows server environment, and will have knowledge of and experience with:
Active data guard
Experience supporting linux oracle deployments, as well as additional database platforms including sqlserver and postgresql is a plus.
This position is intended for full-time remote work with the expectation that all performance goals are being met or exceeded every review period(remote work status can be revoked at any time.) the selected candidate will be someone that can work independently, manage multiple schedules, provide clear and open communications and share knowledge to others, as needed.
This position typically requires a bachelor ’s degree or higher plus eight years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The following b ackground c hecks must be successfully completed for this position:
This position will require successful completion of standard background checks.
The pennsylvania state university is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its formsWe embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thriveWe value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.
Campus security crime statistics:
Pursuant to the jeanne clery disclosure of campus security policy and campus crime statistics act and the pennsylvania act of 1988, penn state publishes a combined annual security and annual fire safety report (asr)The asr includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other mattersThe asr is available for review here .
Employment with the university will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with university policies.
Eeo is the law
Penn state is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran statusIf you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.
Penn state covid-19 vaccination or testing requirements
Penn state is committed to the health of our local and global communitiesAs a condition of employment, all employees are required to comply with covid-19 vaccination or testing requirementsClick on penn state covid-19 vaccination or testing requirements to learn about the requirements as well as general covid-19 information at penn state.
University park, pa