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Database Administrator - Florham Park, NJ


Job Field: ITSE - Information Technology & Services
Location: Florham Park, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1702511

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Database and Web Administrator provides monitoring and online support of all databases running in BASF regionally and globally. The Database administration team provides support for all databases inside BASF Globally and Regionally.

Database Administrator - 1702511

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Ensure audit, monitoring and documentation of BASF’s database infrastructures as part of a global team.
  • Support Patching, Version and Lifecycle management to ensure secure and most actual environment possible.
  • Lead major incidents and drive them to resolution.
  • Design environments per project and customer requirements.
  • Perform system performance tuning and procedures.
  • Document operational processes and procedures.
  • Participate in on-call duties.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

*** This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.***

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in various areas of IT applications.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred. Technical training in the IT sector a plus.
  • Experience in Oracle (OCA/OCP Certificate a plus) and Microsoft MSSQL products.
  • Working knowledge of basic project management, process analysis, process improvement and change management methodologies; Logical and process-oriented problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting customers in a large organization, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience multitasking while maintaining a high attention to details in a fast-paced, fluid environment.
  • Experience working in a globally, diverse organization a plus.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial drive and self-motivation.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Change Management, Business Process, Management

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