Jefferson County, Alabama

Database Administration


Database Administration

Database administration is the function of managing and maintaining database management systems (DBMS) software. 

Jefferson County employees a relational database management system (RDBMS) that supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence and analytics applications in enterprise IT environments.

Functions of this group:

  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of Database server software and related products.
  • Evaluate Database features and Database related products.
  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures.
  • Take care of the Database design and implementation.
  • Implement and maintain database security.
  • Database tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Application tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Plan growth and changes (capacity planning).
  • Work as part of a team and provide 24x7 support when required.