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Database Design Engineer

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27764733 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $76,000 - $123,700

Position Information

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the UME and SA leadership, The Database Design Engineer will be responsible for laying down the foundation of all data and its architecture for all Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) and Student Affairs (SA) applications. This position will work closely with the Undergraduate Medical Education and Student Affairs departments, Office of Information Technology, and other departments to maximize the reporting for the Banner (student information system) system and other curriculum applications. The main focus is data design, data integration, and data reporting. Assesses a wide range of data requirements and applies relevant database techniques to create a robust architecture. After periodic intervals, they will also test to identify bugs or performance issues. Responsible for maintaining the database and ensuring it works smoothly without causing any disruption. The budgeted salary amount for this position is up to $98,000/yr.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Certification Requirement
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) Preferred
Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases Preferred
Google Looker Business Analyst Certificate Preferred
Google Certified Professional Data Engineer Preferred
Azure Data Engineer Certification Preferred
AWS Certified Big Data - Specialty Preferred


Experience Requirement
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Must pass a background check. Required

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrates interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, service orientation, active listening, effective verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills.
Advanced database querying and modeling skills working with moderately complex databases.
Knowledge relating to database system design.
Working knowledge of database management systems and standards.
Has effective written/verbal communication skills.
Knowledgeable about professional approaches and relevant standards and technology for management of unstructured data such as text and images.
Knowledge relating to capacity planning and interface specifications.
Demonstrates reasoning and ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Able to multi-task and prioritize tasks.
Demonstrates good judgment and decision-making; problem identification and resolution; identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance through application configuration and programming techniques.
Experienced/Advance knowledge of SQL, NoSQL
Knowledge of Data warehouse
Knowledge of Data modeling
ETL (extra, transform, load) knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 / Microsoft Azure /GCP

Understanding the basics of distributed systems

Knowledge of algorithms and data structures

Knowledge of software development

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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