Database Administrator - ITS5, St. Paul, Minnesota

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Created 08/18/2018
Reference 26000
Category Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects
Job type Full-Time
Country USA
State Minnesota
City St. Paul
Innovation * Opportunity * Work that Matters
Join the 2,000+ professionals who are bringing strategic vision to state government as part of Minnesota's information technology agency. Work for Minnesota IT Services and be part of a cutting-edge organization that is emerging as a national leader in government IT. This position exists to serve our partners at Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB). Minnesota IT Services @ MMB supports critical business operations for the State of Minnesota, including enterprise financial management, human resources and payroll, state employee insurance, and benefits administration. The team also provides technical expertise necessary for managing the state budget and providing economic forecasts to policy-makers.Our culture promotes collaboration, demands continuous improvement and encourages innovation in IT delivery. Be a part of something bigger than yourself, something to be inspired by; come to work for Minnesota IT Services @ MMB.

Job Details

Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 5

Working Title: Database Administrator
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 12/31/2018
Closing Date:
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
Division/Unit: Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB)
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $32.24 - $55.13/hourly; $67,317 - $115,111/annually
Job Class Option: Data Systems
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Exempt - Administrative
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary
As a Database Administrator for Minnesota IT Services supporting our business partners at Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB), you will have the opportunity to provide team leadership over the enhancement, maintenance, and operation of MMB’s Information Systems, including the development of feasibility studies, system designs, implementation and enhancement of the complex Information Systems. In addition, you will serve as a senior technical consultant to other state agencies and multiple problem solving groups involved in the use of MMB statewide information systems.
NOTE: This announcement will be used to fill up to two (2) positions.
**This position was previously posted from 08/17/2018 - 08/30/2018, 08/31/2018 - 09/13/2018, 10/04/2018 - 10/17/2018, and 10/31/2018 - 11/27/2018. If you already applied, you do not need to reapply.


Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:
This position requires a minimum of five (5) years of experience in an information technology role with primary responsibility for providing Oracle database administration support that includes the following:
  • PeopleSoft and PeopleTools
  • ETL, OBIEE software
  • UC4 Application Manager software (formerly AppWorx)
  • SQL and expertise in SQL tuning
A Master’s degree in Information Technology or a related field substitutes for three years of experience, OR a related Bachelor’s degree substitutes for two years, OR a related Associate’s substitutes for one year.
**Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and a criminal history verification**
It is the policy of the Minnesota IT Services that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past state employees only)
Criminal History Check
Employment Reference Check
Social Security and Address Verification
Education Verification
**Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.**

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Database performance tuning experience
  • Database audit software
  • Ability to synthesize requirements into cost-justifiable systems designs
  • IBM Mainframe environment
  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly, present complex information to users in a comprehensive style, and translate technical and system information for non-technical stakeholders

Application Details

Why Work For Us
Minnesota IT Services offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, defined benefit pension plan, tax-deferred compensation plan (457), generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. In addition, at the management’s discretion, Minnesota IT Services offers flexible work scheduling, telework options, mentorship opportunities, employee recognition and reward programs, and paid training and development. Join Minnesota IT Services now and stay for a career!

How to Apply
Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to
To be considered for any Veteran’s Status, you MUST indicate this on your application.
RECENTLY SEPARATED VETERANS (RSV): Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five RSV applicants who apply and meet the qualifications for a vacancy shall be granted an interview. To qualify, you must meet the following: 1) have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States; 2) have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty or have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty; 3) be a United States citizen or resident alien; and 4) have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001, as shown on your DD-214 form. To be considered under this legislation, you must: 1) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; 2) meet all of the above RSV criteria; and 3) submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date to: Failure to submit your DD-214 form will affect your consideration for an interview under this legislation.
CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS: Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if you: 1) meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and 3) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting. To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date to:

If you have questions about the position, contact Dana Matson at
Minnesota IT Services is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. Minnesota IT Services recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
It is the policy of MNIT Services to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need. To request an accommodation for an interview, please contact Dana Matson at
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