Database Manager, Database Developer, Database Programmer, Information Systems Manager, Database Architect, Database Analyst, Application DBA, Data Warehouse Administrator, Systems DBA
What does a Database Administrator do?
Database administrators manage, test, and implement policies to computer databases. This advanced role involves coordinating and generating various reports as per need from various clients. Administrators are also responsible for the design, update, security, back-up, and recovery of the database.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Test programs or databases, correct errors, and make modifications needed
Building database systems
Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files
Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
Perform tests and evaluations to ensure data security, privacy, and integrity
Modify existing databases and database management systems
Direct programmers or analysts to make necessary changes in existing databases or database management systems
Write and code database descriptions and identifiers of database management systems
Determine document database policies, procedures, and standards
Products/Technologies a Database Administrator may work with:
RDBMS: Oracle, MS SQL, IBM DB2, MySQL, Teradata, PostgreSQL, Informix, Sybase