Database Administrators

Database Administrators

Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Integrity * Cooperation * Dependability * Persistence * Self Control * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Independence

Representative Tasks * Test programs or databases, correct errors, and make necessary modifications. * Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database. * Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes.


Finance & Insurance, Administrative & Support Services, Retail Trade,

Job Family Computer and Mathematical

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