Database Administrator
Summary statement

Designs, implements, or monitors and maintains databases.


Ensures the design and the implementation (Developer), or ensures the maintenance and repair of an organization's database (Administrator) to support information system solutions that meet business information needs. Verifies the development and design of database strategies, monitoring and improving database performance and capacity, and planning for future expansion requirements. Plans, co-ordinates and implements security measures to safeguard the database.

  • Data model
  • Solution specification
  • Solution in operation
  • Test procedure
  • Solved incident
Main task/s
  • Define/ build/optimize database models and schemas
  • Apply standards methods and tools for measuring and reporting on wide set of relevant performance indicators (response time, availability, safety, integrity …)
  • Produce database procedures and instructions for other analysts or administrators
  • Monitor and maintain databases
  • Identify, investigate and correct problems or incidents related to databases
  • Provide training, support, advice and guidance on database issues to other information system practitioner

KPI area

Database in operation

  Dimension 2 Dimension 3
e-1 e-2 e-3 e-4 e-5
A.6. Application Design
Proficiency Levels
B.1. Application Development
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B.2. Component Integration
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C.4. Problem Management
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D.10. Information and Knowledge Management
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