Job Overview


The Office of Financial Research (OFR or Office) is a new organization established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in the Treasury Department to provide data and analysis to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (the Council) and its member agencies, improve the quality and transparency of financial information, conduct and sponsor research related to financial stability, and promote best practices in risk management.

Applications will be accepted from all individuals until the scheduled closing date or until 50 applications have been received, whichever comes first.  Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

Treasury Headquarters, the Departmental Offices, has responsibility for formulating policy and the overall management of the Department of the Treasury. The Office of Financial Research is recruiting to fill a key Database Administrator position. This position is in a small office with top staff members who work on a wide array of interesting subjects. We offer both flexible work schedules and an opportunity for challenging and interesting work. We are located in the heart of Washington, DC with offices on 15th and Pennsylvania, next door to the White House, a few blocks from the McPherson Square and Metro Center metro stations, and close to shops, museums, and restaurants.

This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career and your salary!

Key Information: 

  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
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  • We may offer opportunities for telework.
  • You may be considered for incentives or programs as part of the initial offer of employment.
  • Duties

    As a Database Administrator, you will:

    * Lead the team in identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established work flow, skill level and/or occupational specialization; make adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established priorities to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks; and ensure that each employee has an integral role in developing the final team product.

    * Employ, maintain and manage a database that includes planning, developing, designing, coding, testing and maintaining applications that interface with the data base.
    * Be responsible for all database/table design, performance tuning, SQL optimization, stored procedures programming and all tasks necessary for the creation, population and usage of OFR’s databases.
    * Develop, modify, and amend data in systems using SQL commands, hand-editing, and bulk import.

    * Oversee the scheduling of data base projects, database and transaction log backups, notification, and database replication between multiple SQL Servers and remote sites.