Database Analyst

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR (Remote)
  • Nov 16, 2023
Full time Computer Science Information Systems Technology Government Information Technology

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced two (2) Database Analysts to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations. These positions are full-time permanent opportunities for anyone to apply. These are classified positions and represented by a union.

The Office of Information Service’s mission is to deliver technology solutions and services that support Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Health Services in helping Oregonians achieve health, well-being, and independence.

More information about the Office of Information Services and current job opportunities can be found here 

What you will do!

The Information System Specialist (ISS) 7, Database Analyst position assists in the planning, designing, implementing, maintaining and administration of databases and database management systems.  The duties of this position also include the analysis of databases and queries to databases, the documentation and logging of problems and solutions to database issues and reporting on database health and performance.  The position works under general supervision and must be capable of working independently in most phases of database management.

What we are looking for!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Please clearly outline how you meet the minimum requirements and special qualifications in your application/resume/cover letter. Failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)

(a) Six (6) years of information systems experience in Database administration and/or Database development.


(b) An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field.

AND four (4) years of information systems experience in Database administration and/or Database development.


(c) A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND two (2) years of information systems experience in Database administration and/or Database development.


(d) Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field may substitute for all of the above.

Desired Attributes

Extensive Knowledge of:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of Information Systems Technology.
  • Trends, technological changes, and developments in IS.
  • Information systems architecture.
  • Methods and procedures for designing, developing, monitoring, and maintaining databases.
  • Tools for constructing database structures.
  • Automation products that support data management environments.

General Knowledge of:

  • Project administration methods, principles, techniques, and practices.
  • Operations and business of the organization.
  • Business systems and organizational structures.
  • Contracting for IS services, including negotiation and performance monitoring.


  • Administering and managing comprehensive, system projects including motivating internal staff and other participants.
  • Identifying the scope and complexity of a project.
  • Reviewing the work of others to determine accuracy and adequacy of identified conditions, criteria, recommendations and supporting materials.
  • Developing long and short-range plans to meet established goals.
  • Developing policies and procedures.
  • Analyzing organizational needs and implementing cost-effective solutions.
  • Assisting in determination of efficient design of data structures, software applications and equipment interfaces.
  • Assessing new technology developments.

Specific DBMS Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of data and database administration and security concepts.
  • Experience with SQL server configuration along with performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Experience with Windows server administration.
  • Proficient in TSQL, SSIS, SSRS and SSAS.
  • Working knowledge of Azure SQL and FileMaker Server

What's in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • Eleven (11) paid holidays.
  • Eight (8) hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • Eight (8) hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued.
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • Pension and retirement programs 
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work.
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well.


Salary Range: $5,885 - $8,894 (monthly)

Location: Salem, OR / Remote

The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. Candidates must reside in the United States to work 100 % remote.


How to Apply

Please apply via Workday at the following link:


Application Deadline: 01/02/2024

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity and anti-racism.



$5,885 - $8,894 (monthly)