As the computer industry is continuing to make history around the world, it also creates numerous opportunities and offers a lot of jobs for everyone. Working from home is now possible through the use of computer and the power of the Internet. However, there are people who work for the conformity and comfort of all the users, they are called the Database Manager.
A Database Manager is responsible for organizing all important data in the computer. He manages the security of all documents as well as its recovery on the database. He makes sure that the data encoded are consistent among the users. He manages also the users identity to control the security of the database as well as there identity’s security. He works closely with other computer programmers and IT experts.
This career is open to all who have a bachelor’s degree, but those who have background on computer engineering, software engineering, informational technology, computer science, electronics and any courses related to computer field have greater chances of making this a career. Those who also know about business and management principles and has knowledge about economics can pursue this job.
The working environment is quite informal. The job can be carried in other locations and at home with the use of Internet, and e-mail. Self-employment is also possible. Working hours is also based on a typical working hours of employees, however, overtime and weekend jobs is possible for restoration and maintenance purposes of the database. He is also always on-call in case of emergency situation. Pressure is always in since he must always ensure that the database will run accordingly and smoothly.
Database Managers may move on to fields like database architecture, system development and project management. They also serve as contractors and consultants to some Information Technology firms and bigger corporations.
Tell us about your experience as a Database Manager . How much you earned, who your employer was, how much education was required or anything that pertains to this career. Help others who are trying to enter into this field. All information is kept anonymous.