16 matches for Database Administrator
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Alternate Occupation Titles
- Database Technician
- System Administrator
- Apply principles and methods of bioinformatics to assist scientists in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. Apply bioinformatics tools to visualize, analyze, manipulate or interpret molecular data. May build and maintain databases for processing and analyzing genomic or other biological information.
- Confer with database users about project timelines and changes.
- Confer with researchers, clinicians, or information technology staff to determine data needs and programming requirements and to provide assistance with database-related research activities.
- Design or implement web-based tools for querying large-scale biological databases.
- Develop or maintain applications that process biologically based data into searchable databases for purposes of analysis, calculation, or presentation.
- Document all database changes, modifications, or problems.
- Enter or retrieve information from structural databases, protein sequence motif databases, mutation databases, genomic databases or gene expression databases.
- Extend existing software programs, web-based interactive tools, or database queries as sequence management and analysis needs evolve.
- Monitor database performance and perform any necessary maintenance, upgrades, or repairs.
- Perform routine system administrative functions, such as troubleshooting, back-ups, or upgrades.
- Train bioinformatics staff or researchers in the use of databases.
- Write computer programs or scripts to be used in querying databases.
Detailed Work Activities
- Enter information into databases or software programs.
- Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information.
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