Database Administrator is responsible for design, development, and support of enterprise class database systems. To work on the development of standards, methodologies, and guidelines pertaining to database administration including, but not limited to, database design, data management, configuration management, deployment procedures, data integrity, capacity planning, and security.
Database administrator positions within the Information Technology Group administers the Authority’s traditional RDBMS and Non-relational databases including cloud storage, in-memory, timeseries, graph and other databases in NYPA IT Portfolio. To support existing applications the Database Administrator effectively manages the resolution of application production issues, adheres to all IT change management and incident reporting requirements. Additional support activities that include installing upgrades and patches and, when required, analyze, design, sizing, and implement changes to enhance functionality or to accommodate business process changes. When an application, underlying software or hardware infrastructure has reached the end of its lifecycle the Database administrator is tasked with identifying and implementing replacement solutions to meet business objectives. As technology and the utility business changes so must the solutions implemented to ensure NYPA business needs.