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Database analysts design, develop and administer data management solutions using database management software. Data administrators develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.
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- Collect and document user's requirements
- Design and develop database architecture for information systems projects
- Design, construct, modify, integrate, implement and test data models and database management systems
- Conduct research and provide advice to other informatics professionals regarding the selection, application and implementation of database management tools
- Operate database management systems to analyze data and perform data mining analysis.
- May lead, co-ordinate or supervise other workers in this group.
- Develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models
- Research and document data requirements, data collection and administration policy, data access rules and security
- Develop policies and procedures for network and/or internet database access and usage and for the backup and recovery of data
- Conduct research and provide advice to other information systems professionals regarding the collection, availability, security and suitability of data
- Write scripts related to stored procedures and triggers
- May lead and co-ordinate teams of data administrators in the development and implementation of data policies, standards and models.
Outlook & Prospects for Database Analysts and Data Administrators in Kootenay Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 19 - Aug 23, 2013
- Canadian Pacific Railway has laid off four of its seven specialized safety inspectors in the Cranbrook rail yard. The company says the layoffs are in response to the business climate.
- Quantum Murray, the company contracted to clean up the Lemon Creek fuel spill, is holding a day-long hiring fair on August 7 in the Castlegar Sandman Hotel
- The Kootenay Food Co-op is planning to build a $23M mixed residential-commercial development in Nelson
- The Kootenay Region Skills Training Plan has been launched to help local residents and businesses understand which occupations will be most in demand over the next ten years
- Mercer International plans to lay off 85 employees at the Celgar pulp mill in Castlegar over the next five years. The reduction is intended to improve its competitiveness with other pulp producers. Celgar will employ 370 people by 2017.
- Construction on the independent McKay Creek hydroelectric power project south of Revelstoke is scheduled to start in August
- Rossland-based Fulcrum Management Solutions has created eight new positions in sales, software development and customer support, as a result of rapid growth of its Thoughtstream software
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