Database Administrator

$80,000 - $120,000

Full Time

  • Work from home


  • SQL construction
  • database integration
  • Oracle
  • MySQL
  • SQL Server
  • PostgresSQL

Job Description

The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) is a nonprofit organization that provides high-quality assessment products, services, and research for the benefit and protection of the public and the legal profession. We assist state courts and licensing authorities with fulfilling their responsibility to determine minimal competence for entry to the legal profession.

Diversity, fairness, and inclusion are central to NCBE’s mission and to our vision for a competent, ethical, and diverse legal profession. NCBE provides an inclusive and family-friendly environment, flexible schedules, remote work options, and competitive salary and benefits.

The Database Administrator is primarily responsible for the health, maintenance, backup, and security of the various databases employed by NCBE, and supporting developers with database expertise regarding data architecture, SQL construction, application/database integration, and creation of test environments. These databases (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server and PostgresSQL) reside physically in the building and in the cloud.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, test, maintain, and document changes to internal and public-facing databases.
  • Assist developers and others in the department with database related needs.
  • Perform customer support for applications as needed.
  • Monitor health and security of the databases.
  • Develop and maintain queries and complex reports as needed.
  • Develop, debug and maintain procedures, functions and other DDL as needed.
  • Develop ETL code and plans.
  • Develop, backup, recovery and restore strategies for all on-premise and cloud-hosted databases.
  • Develop data exports and imports across databases and across platforms.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Required:

  • 4+ years of experience working on progressively more complex systems.
  • Experience upgrading and patching various DBMS.
  • PL/SQL, Transact SQL, SQL scripting or other database language required.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages.
  • Familiarity with Linux.
  • Familiarity with Agile development principles.
  • Familiarity with Linux/Windows database tools.
  • Strong work ethic, professional, organized, and flexible; able to work independently to solve issues through self-directed research and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design and development of database functions, procedures, and packages.
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Crystal Report.
  • Experience working in a team environment. 
  • Experience with modern systems development model.
  • Some AWS experience preferred.

The Database Administrator may work remotely.


NCBE promotes fairness, integrity, and best practices in admission to the legal profession for the benefit and protection of the public. We serve admission authorities, courts, the legal education community, and candidates by providing high-quality

  • assessment products, services, and research;
  • character investigations; and
  • informational and educational resources and programs.

EEO Statement
NCBE is proud to be an equal employment opportunity organization. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service, arrest/conviction record, or any status protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

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