Database Administrator

Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Position open until filled

PHYSICAL OFFICE LOCATION: PEC Technology Center – 1506 US-281, Johnson City, TX 78636

Hybrid work options available 


$101,840 (annual salary) minimum starting pay*

*Qualifications may warrant greater starting pay within the full pay range.  Individual pay is determined by experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training.


Position Summary

This position is responsible for the integrity, security administration and performance of databases in production and development environments.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor database performance and resources to provide an appropriate level of service
  • Configure systems and perform database refreshes as required to support development, quality assurance and training environments
  • Design, implement, test and monitor database backup and recovery procedures
  • Design and implement systems which provide acceptable levels of service, availability and security
  • Maintain database security by maintaining user accounts with appropriate access roles authentication
  • Maintain database licenses, upgrades and patches
  • Assess and implement routine database maintenance as needed
  • Implement a method of retaining and reporting on long-term database performance data
  • Function as a primary database resource for PEC projects and implementations/conversions
  • Assist in installation and maintenance of database client software as required
  • Assist in management and implementation of PEC business software as requested
  • Effectively triage database issues to determine if vendor support is needed
  • Provide timely after-hours support as needed
  • Research technology trends in database, storage, and virtualization
  • Disaster Recovery skills for Oracle and SQL Server databases
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of using computers and computer systems, including hardware and software to set up functions, enter data or process information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing and changing priorities
  • Skilled in identifying, analyzing and resolving problems
  • Skilled in database administration tasks and procedures
  • Skilled in scripting languages
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen to and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to set priorities


Minimum Qualifications - (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensing)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Directly related experience may substitute for education
  • 4 years directly related work experience


Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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