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Database Analyst Job Description

Database Analyst Job Description
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Description: Database Analyst

Database Analyst Job Purpose:
Maintains data storage and access by designing physical databases.

Database Analyst Job Duties:

  • Confirms project requirements by studying user requirements; conferring with others on project team.
  • Maintains data dictionary by revising and entering definitions.
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications; establishing personal networks; participating in technical societies.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Determines changes in physical database by studying project requirements; identifying database characteristics, such as location, amount of space, and access method.
  • Changes database system by coding database descriptions.
  • Protects database by developing access system; specifying user level of access.
  • Maintains user reference by writing and rewriting database descriptions.

Skills/Qualifications: Database Performance Tuning, Database Management, Requirements Analysis, Software Development Fundamentals, Problem Solving, Documentation Skills, Verbal Communication, Data Maintenance, Database Security, Promoting Process Improvement, System Administration

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