Current Job Opportunity


January 24, 2018

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number


Position Title

Senior Database Analyst

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, Office of Information Technology Services, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$61,601.40 Annually

Job Description

The essential function of this position within the organization is to research, design, develop, recommend, and implement database technologies to support business applications. This position works to ensure that the platforms, services, and processes to support the automation of business functions involving Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database technologies are highly available. That includes the planning and implementation of efficient operational processes that support availability, scalability, and capacity under the direction of the Application/Database Administrator. This position troubleshoots and diagnoses issues with databases providing services to the various business users and application owners. This includes installations, backups, upgrades, monitoring of SQL Server Integration Services Microsoft SQL Server databases and Oracle databases. This position, under the direction of the Database Administrator, participates in feasibility studies, architectural reviews, technical walkthroughs, and planning sessions with business users and other OIT staff. This position is responsible for assisting in the development of standards and policies for application architecture and Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database administration in the Courts. This position also administers and assists users with third party software, as appropriate.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.

Bachelor’s degree in business management, information technology, management information systems, computer science, engineering or a closely related field and five years of related experience, including extensive software solution development knowledge and experience.


Data Responsibility:
Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results.

People Responsibility: 
Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of technology equipment of high value or moderate amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics.

Communications Requirements:
Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and legal documents; writes complex reports; makes presentations to professional groups.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking, technological, scientific, or legal practice to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage:
Coordinates the handling of machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving extensive latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers and software applications.

Special Comments

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of SQL Server database administration, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL, T-SQL, Oracle database administration, PL/SQL, and Oracle Enterprise Manager.

Knowledge of SQL Server and Oracle database performance monitoring tools and tuning concepts.

Knowledge of or ability to learn application server administration.

Knowledge of database structures and theories.

Knowledge of or ability to learn Team Foundation Server administration and Toad for Oracle.

Knowledge of current database technologies.

Knowledge of data analysis and administration techniques.

Knowledge of networking and security concepts.

Ability to conduct short-range and long-range project planning studies.

Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of computer programming and system design.

Knowledge of computer operations, systems and procedures.

Knowledge of data processing flow charting techniques.

Knowledge of or ability to learn computer programming and scripting languages.

Ability to process information logically.

Ability to perform mathematical calculations.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

Ability to communicate technical information effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Ability to assess future information needs so that the databases and application services can evolve in an appropriate manner.

Ability to lead management and maintenance efforts as they relate to databases and third party software packages.

Ability to develop reports and cross references from data dictionaries.

How to Apply

Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, please contact: 

Office of Human Resources
500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee, Florida  32399

Telephone: 850-487-0778

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.