Database Manager

Location: Boston, MA
Company: Northeastern University
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: Today
About Northeastern:Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations-in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant-are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research. Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs- in a variety of on-campus and online formats-lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.

Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers. About the Opportunity:The Database Manager will report to the Senior Director for Systems Integrations, Data & Technology, and will manage databases within Enrollment Management. The person will provide support for database tasks for all systems using Oracle, MS SQL Server, and other database technologies.

The work will include performing database administration tasks, such as system upgrades, user account maintenance, monitoring, and troubleshooting. Responsibilities:The person will provide support for new system implementations, automation, system integrations, and scripting. This will involve working with university stakeholders, vendors, and consultants to ensure that the systems are available, working optimally, and data integrity is maintained.

The person will work on quality assurance of systems, resolution of systems issues, ensure software is at the latest release and patch level and perform systems testing prior to production rollout. The person will create, deploy, and disseminate reports to support business operations. The person should be attentive to user feedback, and apply best practices and technologies to resolve and improve user productivity.

Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.Five years of experience supporting database systems required. Experience with SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server databases preferred.

Prior experience in Higher Education providing technical support for an enrollment management area preferred.Demonstrated skills in systems integrations, automation, technical support, systems operations and troubleshooting.Experience with a reporting tool, such as Tableau preferred.

Experience with Ellucian Banner preferred.Effective communication skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Demonstrated organizational ability and ability to prioritize/manage several work requests concurrently. Salary Grade: 13 Additional Information:Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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