Mark Heiges on 26 Oct 2009 09:20:32 -0700

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[PLUG] [Job] junior/entry-level Oracle database administrator at UPenn


We have a junior/entry-level position open for an Oracle DBA (Linux  
platform) at the University of Pennsylvania . We're looking for  
someone with basic relational database management experience,  
preferably with Oracle, of course, but Postgres or MySQL experience  
will be considered. More importantly, we need someone with the  
aptitude and interest to learn the necessary skills. This position  
supports a team developing in Linux, Java, Perl, Apache webserver,  
Tomcat. Close interaction and coordination with others on the  
development team will be a routine part of the job.

Quoting the official UPenn job posting,
"Duties: Looking for a database administrator with relational database  
experience to join a large team working on highly visible web  
resources for malaria and related diseases ( Join a  
DBA/sysadmin team supporting approximately 20 biologists and software  
developers integrating functional genomics data to create, maintain,  
tune and back-up Oracle database instances in a timely and effective  
manner. DBA tasks span multiple Oracle servers and many database  
instances. Opportunity to learn from a Senior Oracle DBA with more  
than 20 years experience. "

For full details and to apply, search reference# 090927428  at

I'll be happy to answer questions off-list about the job duties but  
I'm not in authority to discuss salary or other benefits beyond what's  
posted on Penn's job board.

Thank you,

Mark Heiges
EuPathDB Bioinformatics Resource Center
Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases
University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602

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