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Enterprise Operations DB Admin Senior

Enterprise Operations DB Admin Senior

Requisition ID 
Info Technology
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
INFO Technical Application Support
Posted Date 
Post End Date 

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The Enterprise Operations Database Admin Senior position is primarily responsible for maintenance and support of the Epic Cache databases on Linux platform for both production and non-production environments.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary:  Negotiable


  • Monitor, maintain, troubleshoot and upgrade the Epic Cache databases. Provide support for ongoing Epic electronic medical record (EMR) implementation projects, providing technical and design expertise including testing and training.
  • System administration of several servers and software systems analysis, installation, and implementation. Work closely and effectively with technical teams, customers, analyst teams, vendor support, and management to develop road maps for applications, align development plans, and to ensure effective integration among information systems and the UAMS IT infrastructure.
  • Monitor technological advancements to ensure that solutions are continuously improved, supported, and aligned with industry and company standards as well as emerging business requirements. Understand the interactions between systems, applications, and services within the environment, and evaluate the impact of changes or additions.
  • Analyze systems and perform usability testing to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, and meet security requirements.
  • Provides top tier support for UAMS Information Technology. Conducts tasks and assignments as directed.
  • This position participates in a group 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year on-call rotation where each member of the group takes call for 1 week at a time. Recognized as advanced individual contributor. Works with limited supervision with extensive latitude for independent judgment. May assist less experienced peers.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma plus 9 years of work experience in an IT environment with one year supporting Windows 2008 Server environment and experience in two of the following: Windows Server Administration, Storage Area Network Administration, UNIX Server Administration, Microsoft (MS) Active Directory Administration, MS SQL Server Administration, MS Internet Information Server, MS SharePoint Server, or Email Administration.  Experience maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing server class hardware


Ability to work in a team environment with strong written and verbal communication skills.


Required to be on-call and to respond immediately to trouble calls outside of general work hours. Work occasionally may require in excess of eight hours per day. Workload pressure will regularly subject incumbent to moderate to high job-related stress.



Preferred Qualifications: 

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field of study plus 7 years of work experience in an IT environment supporting two of the following Windows Server Administration, Storage Area Network Administration, UNIX/Linux Server Administration, Apple Server Administration, or Linux Server.

  • Epic-Cache ODBA certified
  • Experience with MS Office Tools: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint; and/or Microsoft Project

Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Occasionally
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Quiet
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Electrical