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DBA Needed in Austin

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Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 11:11:37 -0500
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The Austin Independent School District needs a mid/senior-level DBA. Come join me in "The Live Music Capital of the World", which also happens to be the Capital of Texas and home of the University of Texas Longhorns, Sandra Bullock, The Dixie Chicks, and Junior Brown (among many other notables like that guy, Michael Dell).

AISD uses several COTS applications for Financials, Student Info. Systems, Facilities Management, Transportation, etc., all of which use Oracle9i
(slowly moving to 10g) database back ends. There's also a very talented
and prolific group of in-house Developers supporting out a number of significant "home-grown" apps. We have about 30 dev, test, and prod databases, soon growing to about 40. We've got great infrastructure, with a completely fibre LAN/WAN, WiFi Campuses, very nice 64bit (AMD Opteron) servers running RHEL3 and 4 Linux (several HPUX servers, too, including a brand-new 8-way), and multi-terabytes of SAN. Not many constraints, except not enough DBAs - just me.

AISD enjoys about 23 paid holidays, including 2 weeks at "Winter Break"
(Christmas Holidays in common terms) and 1 week for Spring Break. We also
get 2 weeks vacation, about 5 or 6 days personal leave, and about 6 days sick time per year.

Great working environment, great "toys", lots of fun, interesting, and challenging work, but not too much overtime or after-hours stuff.

NOTE: You must be authorized to work in the U.S., AISD won't sponsor anyone.

Check out the official job posting at:
(Disregard the part that says "Incumbent will supervise, train, manage and
evaluate staff.". You'll have no staff and no managerial duties. Also, we DBAs don't mess with the 9iAS or 10gAS stuff very much and HTMLDB is pretty much defunct, as our Developers have moved to Java.)

Contact me directly before applying so I can give you more info.


Jack C. Applewhite - Database Administrator Austin I.S.D.
512.414.9715 (phone) / 935.5929 (pager)

Received on Mon Oct 15 2007 - 11:11:37 CDT

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