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28 Feb 2023

Full-Time Senior Database Analyst (Information Systems Specialist 8) Two Positions Available – Remote and Hybrid Options

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Anywhere

Job Description


Close Date: 3/27/2023

Salary Range: $6,413.00 – $9,705.00 Monthly

Location: Salem, OR / Remote


The work of these roles may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology.


The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has two fantastic opportunities for Senior Database Analysts to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations.

The Office of Information Service’s mission is to deliver technology solutions and services that support Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Health Services in helping Oregonians achieve health, well-being, and independence.

More information about the Office of Information Services and current job opportunities can be found here


The Oregon Health Authority is committed to:

  • Eliminating health inequities in Oregon by 2030
  • Becoming an anti-racist organization
  • Developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs,
  • Developing and retaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that represents the diversity, cultures, strengths, and values of the people of Oregon.
  • Click here to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision, and core values.


These are full-time permanent opportunities for anyone to apply. These positions are classified and represented by a union.


What’s in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 8 hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service
  • Pension and retirement programs
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well


What you will do! 

We are seeking two Senior Database Analysts to provide expert consultation to management, professional IS staff and other jurisdictions, and, in a leadership role, conducts comprehensive analysis, planning, development, implementation and coordination for the operations, maintenance, installation and construction of information systems. The Senior Database Analyst will be responsible for overseeing the work of other information technology professionals, ensuring that all tasks are completed to a high standard and in a timely manner. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in information systems, possess excellent leadership and communication skills, and be able to work collaboratively with a diverse group of stakeholders.


What we are looking for!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Please clearly outline how you meet the minimum requirements and special qualifications in your application/resume/cover letter. Failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)

(a) Seven (7) years of information systems experience, preferably in Database administration and/or Database development


(b) An Associate’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field;


5 years of information systems experience, preferably in Database administration and/or Database development


(c) A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field


three (3) years of information systems experience, preferably in Database administration and/or Database development


(d) Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field


one (1) year of information systems experience, preferably in Database administration and/or Database development

Desired Attributes

Extensive Knowledge of:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of Information Systems Technology.
  • Project administration methods, principles, techniques, and practices.
  • Information systems architecture.
  • Methods and procedures for designing, developing, monitoring, and maintaining databases.
  • Tools for constructing database structures.
  • Automation products that support a variety of data management environments.

General Knowledge of:

  • Business systems and organizational structures.
  • Trends, technological changes, and developments in Information Systems.
  • Operations and business of the organization.


  • Administering and managing comprehensive, multi-system projects including directing and motivating internal staff, contractors, and other participants.
  • Identifying the scope and complexity of a project and assigning segments of that project to others.
  • Assigning and reviewing the work of others to determine accuracy and adequacy of identified conditions, criteria, recommendations and supporting materials.
  • Developing long and short-range plans to meet established goals.
  • Developing policies and procedures.
  • Analyzing organizational needs and implementing cost-effective solutions.
  • Determining efficient design of data structures and software applications.
  • Assessing new technology developments.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Reliable and dependable. Collaborate to problem solve. Proven ability to work with business users. Good planning skills.

Specific DBMS Skills:

  • Day-to-day operational support of the SQL Server on-prem databases, ensuring database availability and performance, and monitor transaction activity and utilization. Proactively identify and resolve database performance problems, backup of databases, or other database operational issues. Create and troubleshoot SQL Server Agent jobs, monitor job activity, alerts, and error logs. Provide input to policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management.
  • Windows Server administration, security, scripting, and monitoring experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of the following tools: SSMS, SSDT, Monitoring tools, Security implementation.
  • Working knowledge of Azure SQL, Managed Instances, and Synapse Analytics.


The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 62 days.

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