Analyst Database Administration in Springdale, AR at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for providing technical and functional support for database technologies and processes. Other responsibilities include technical and functional support of strategic business initiatives, assisting with the development, implementation, and support of internally developed business applications and processes, technical and functional support in a networked environment. Other duties would include documentation of activities via the support center call-tracking tool, revising of specific technical manuals, knowledge repositories, and correspondences, creating and interpreting reports. Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to the following: Collaborate with IS Professionals and other technical staff to ensure that the current portfolio is meeting the needs of the business. Perform all system related and/or configuration assignments without close supervision. Analyze and resolve system/application errors in a timely and accurate fashion. Provide status reports where required. Develop and maintain systems to support the business processes. Create and maintain documentation for setup and/or configuration throughout the system development lifecycle. Provide on-call support and problem resolution for software applications. Project management skills.


Education: Minimum 2-year degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical area. Related experience may be acceptable.

Experience: 1-year minimum experience is preferred.

Role Specific Skills: Must have a good understanding of business process design and be familiar with a System Development Lifecycle Methodology. Ability to develop and/or modify specifications, configurations, and programs to meet individually specified requirements. Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical team members. Ability to analyze and interpret information systems proposals, and to evaluate and develop alternative implementation plans. Ability to work productively on a team. Broad knowledge of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment. Knowledge of current technology developments and trends. Above average problem-solving skills. Ability to develop and execute test plans.

Preferred Skills: Demonstrated interest in administering databases in a multi-platform enterprise environment. Familiarity with Cloud hosting/service offerings. Exposure to command line interface scripting to manage databases and extract data is desirable. Exhibit ability to logically diagnosis issues and develop support strategy. Basic Database Administration experience. Working knowledge of database operations and process definition including: backups, restores, database maintenance plans and setting security permissions.

Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.

Job Requirements

Basic knowledge of Oracle, DB2, or Progress would be preferred. Programming/Scripting experience or AIX or Linux would also be a plus.