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Date: Feb 1, 2018

Location: SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32084

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Requisition No: 2283 

Agency: School for the Deaf & Blind

Working Title: SENIOR DATA BASE ANALYST - SES - 48008197

Position Number: 48008197 

Salary:  $47,507.36 - $55,457.36 

Posting Closing Date: 02/23/2018 

POSITION WORKING TITLE:  Senior Data Base Analyst




DEPARTMENT:  Technology


FSDB SALARY RANGE - 260 Days:  $47,507.36 - $55,457.36 Annually.  This range is inclusive of verified experience and education.


PREFERRED:  Five years of professional database experience.  Experience working in a school district.


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be required to complete background investigation.  Fingerprints will be taken and sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a background check of your criminal history record(s) at the state and national level.


WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 North San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida


WORK HOURS:  Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm; Schedule is at least 40 hours weekly. 


SPECIAL NOTE:  Open until filled


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a confidential position responsible for long-range database planning, database design, and the development and maintenance of database standards and policies to manage the database environment and requires server access from off-campus and possible on-call duties.  Deploy, configure, and manage Oracle Database Servers in a virtual (VMware) environment.  Install and configure IIS to host custom WEB applications.  Perform basic Oracle DBA functions including: Database creation, deployment, and configuration, database backup and restore, database performance tuning, database software upgrades, and data migration.  Troubleshoot and resolve database errors.  Establish database policies and procedures including the process for incorporating new data elements into the data environment.  Determine necessary database security and develop control procedures to save, retrieve, and recover databases for hardware/software failure.  Collaborates with applications and network systems staff.  Coordinates the redevelopment and reorganization of applications.  Develops procedures and functions in PL/SQL to support client applications, connect to and update local data from external Oracle and SQL Server databases, and to develop and maintain custom automated systems (the automated email notification system is an example).  Development and maintain desktop applications using Microsoft Access and Access VBA with an Oracle Database.  Utilize SQL for DML and DDL operations on an Oracle Database.  Consults with agency administrators and conducts user information assessments to determine user needs and define system requirements.  Coordinates data processes with state systems providing secure access to FSDB student and staff information to NEFEC, downloading data files from the state systems for use in programs applications.  Manage and monitor data for FSDB departments utilizing data systems for campus processes, such as but not limited to Safety, Police, Transportation, Human Resources, and Purchasing.  Participates on technology/data systems committees providing research and evaluation information and consultation.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of relational database concepts, including entity relationship models, principals of data normalization, referential integrity and relational data base design; Knowledge of computer processing operations, procedures and equipment; Knowledge of problem solving techniques; Knowledge of Oracle system administration; Knowledge of data collection methods and flowcharting techniques; Knowledge of distributed network operations; Knowledge of computer server hardware and software installation and problem solving, including in a virtual environment; Knowledge of programming in Oracle, SQL & PL/SQL, access, and other, including development of client server application within these programs; Skill to identify computer related problems and resolve problems; Ability to develop, administer, and maintain all support functions for Oracle servers; Ability to develop training programs related to personal computing software applications for office staff and functions; Ability to process and solve problems with program conflicts and communications; Ability to monitor and resolve problems with distributed computer components on network systems; Ability to identify and define user task needs (Needs assessment); Ability to maintain records related to technology installation and maintenance; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to plan, organize work assignments; Ability to prepare summary statistical tables and graphs for reports using applications; Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data for preparation in computerized files; Visual requirement equal that of a minimum standard based on the criteria of accuracy and neatness of work which deals largely with preparing or analyzing data and figures; Ability to complete training and administer skills acquired in CPR.


Applicants who are selected for hire will be required to attain an Intermediate proficiency in sign language, within three years of hire. Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.




All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


An attached resume is not a substitute for the information required on the application. It is the responsibility of all applicants to keep their application current.



Applications accepted through People First only.  Contact People First at 1-877-562-7287 for assistance, if needed. You will be called by the People First Service Center to answer Qualifying Questions.


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APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on Febuary 23, 2018.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville