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Texas Instruments

Database Administrator (220001O7_Richardson)

Computer and Mathematical




Richardson, Texas, United States

About TI
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping about 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We’re committed to building a better future – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

About the Job
The database administrator will be responsible for providing administration services in support of run/maintain and project-based activities. The DBA will follow standard established processes to fulfill incoming requests from customers for new configurations, troubleshooting issues, and optimizing performance. The DBA will work in a team environment supporting non-production and production databases. Candidates must possess strong skills in analyzing, conceptualizing and problem solving.

Some key activities include:

  • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on end user requirements
  • Design and implement database in accordance to end users information needs and views
  • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
  • Support database recovery and backup functions as needed
  • Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database space trending and forecast disk space capacity accordingly
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum BS in MIS/CIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems or a related field
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Basic understanding of Networks, Operating systems (Windows, Unix) and Databases (Oracle)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Oracle and SQL databases
  • Hands-on experience with database standards and end-user applications
  • Excellent knowledge of database backup, recovery, security, integrity
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation, query, and coding
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • Setup, upgrade and patching of Oracle and SQL databases
  • Database operations monitoring using scripts and OEM
  • Familiarity with Oracle HAS, Grid and ASM
  • Experience copying databases/renaming files and creating control files - SQL/PL SQL and UNIX shell scripting experience - Focus on providing a high availability database - Tuning SQL and PL/SQL - Physical and logical tuning of Oracle Database

Texas Instruments will not sponsor job applicants for visas or work authorization for this position.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to this requisition.