DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR II
University of Washington Seattle, WA Full-time Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on July 5, 2020
|Department:||INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH METRICS AND EVALUATION|
|Job Location:||Other Location, Seattle Campus, South Lake Union|
|Closing Info:||Open Until Filled|
|Salary:||Salary is commensurate with experience and education|
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Work at IHME is ordinarily performed in an office environment, but IHME is requiring remote work under most circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this evolving situation, changes to this policy will be discussed as they occur throughout the interview process.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington focused on expanding the quantitative evidence base for health. IHME aims to provide policymakers, donors, and researchers with the highest-quality quantitative data to make decisions that achieve better health. IHME’s research spans multiple disciplines and policy-relevant areas including resource tracking, cost-effectiveness, forecasting, burden of diseases, geospatial analysis, health systems solutions, and impact evaluations. It has established international scientific credibility for developing innovative multidisciplinary methods and producing cutting-edge results. If you join IHME, you’ll be joining a team of mission-oriented people who are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse workforce that respects and appreciates differences, and embraces collaboration.
IHME has an outstanding opportunity for a Database Administrator II. Funding is currently available until June 2021 with a possibility of renewal. The Database Administrator will be responsible for supporting and securing multi-terabyte databases used to enhance research efforts, as well as improving our ability to illustrate and disseminate global health trends through innovative means. This individual will also serve the critical function of keeping database technologies up to date to meet research needs effectively and efficiently. This individual will lead the implementation of new database software and hardware in consultation with database and software engineering staff.
A successful candidate will be passionate about big data, experienced in open source database administration, and committed to being part of an agile development team in pursuit of turning raw data into global impact.
Database architecture, administration, and security
Planning and research learning
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Evening/weekend work may be required
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.