Systems Database Engineer

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Amherst, MA, USA
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Systems Database Engineer

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Under the general direction of the Administrative Infrastructure Database Manager, has primary responsibility for the reliable and secure operation of the SPIRE and PeopleSoft hardware and software, Oracle database, and related software components underlying the SPIRE and PeopleSoft Student Information System, and other administrative information systems.



  • Design, develop, and implement data solutions to include the following: architecture design, prototyping of concepts to proof of concept, development of standards, design and development of test plans, code and module design, development and testing, and data solution debugging.
  • Lead in the planning and implementation of SPIRE/PeopleSoft related application and integration in Windows and Linux operating systems.


UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. Amherst, situated in the lovely Pioneer Valley, was rated the #1 college town in America by US News and World Report. UMass Amherst IT is a dynamic and exciting organization with a mandate for continuous improvement.


Special Instruction to Applicants:

Please submit letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three current references to:


Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2019.


UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.  To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans.  It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.



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