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Database Administrator Sr

Date: Jan 5, 2020

Title: Database Administrator Sr 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Ybor City
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position pays between $65,630.00 to $82,030.00 and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.




Designs, implements, and maintains all components of Database Management Systems (DBMSs).  Responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and monitoring database–related projects and maintenance activities.  Develops and implements database strategies that support corporate-wide access to business data.



  • Perform database-related activities in support of development projects or off-the-shelf software implementations.  Identify opportunities to reduce data-redundancy and utilize single sources of data.
  • Support systems development staff in understanding application data requirements and developing logical database models.  Convert logical database designs to physical database models and develops the Data Definition Language (DDL) to create appropriate database objects. 
  • Provide on-call support to troubleshoot database problems on a twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week basis.  Participate with other members of the Database Administration (DBA) staff in ensuring primary and secondary/backup support is always available for critical TECO Energy databases.
  • Perform database monitoring and tuning activities to ensure optimal performance and response time.  Provide support to systems development staff (and others performing similar functions outside of IT) in efficient SQL coding techniques for optimum database and application performance. 
  • Maintain knowledge of existing and emerging database technologies and recommend adoption of new technologies where appropriate.  Evaluate and recommend database-related products, services, and procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness.  Must maintain sufficient knowledge of TECO Energy business processes and systems.
  • Review, test, and recommend appropriate revisions to vendor-supplied DDL to ensure database integrity.
  • Design and implement appropriate database backup and recovery strategies based on requirements provided by systems development personnel and IT Business Partners with oversight from more senior DBA staff.  Perform database recovery and restoration as needed.
  • Participate in data integration tasks for application-specific data access and data warehousing and promote the appropriate use of integration products by systems development staff and Business Partners.
  • Coordinate and prioritize work assignments based on business and technical requirements; may act as project lead within the Database Administration department.
  • Provide consulting and support to systems development staff (and others performing similar functions outside of IT) in efficient SQL coding techniques for optimum database and application performance.  Considered an expert in Structured Query Language (SQL) for relevant DBMS products.
  • Participate in projects that ensure the ongoing integrity of all corporate-wide databases and database architecture.  Perform upgrades to DBMS and data integration products, including impact analysis, testing, data conversion, and implementation.
  • Implement and support data integration products for application-specific data access and data warehousing.  Provide technical leadership in the appropriate use of integration products by systems development staff and Business Partners.
  • Enforce database standards and procedures for primary DBMS products in use at TECO Energy.  Develop, implement, and maintain database standards and procedures for relevant DBMS products.
  • Maintain requisite knowledge of all standard operating systems in use at TECO Energy necessary to perform the DBA function.


Builds Strong Collaborative Relationships

Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity

Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment



Degree must be from an institution regionally accredited by the Commissions on Colleges


Required:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline is required. 


Preferred: Holds an industry-level database administration certification from Microsoft or Oracle



A minimum of 8 years of direct work experience in database administration is required.


Other IT experience as a Programmer or Systems Analyst may be considered in lieu of specific DBA experience. 



  • Previous experience as a Programmer or Systems Analyst.



  • Expert with Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle RDBMS.
  • Working knowledge of an additional DBMS (Oracle, SQL Server)


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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