Database Administrators work with specialized applications in storing and organizing different types of data, ranging from client records to company information. Their responsibilities may include planning and installing a database, managing data migration and creating/determining user access. Database Administrators may also be involved with data security, backup and recovery.
DBAs may either work alone (in smaller companies) or as part of a larger team of IT professionals, including system engineers, data analysts and software designers. They aren‰Ûªt just limited to tech companies. They work in different industries, including education, medicine, agriculture, insurance and finance.
Fast-paced, engaging and home to a diverse economy, Chicago is one of the major financial centers in the world with close to three dozen Fortune 500 companies. The city also has a booming IT, manufacturing and health industry. Some of the top employers include AT&T, Advocate Health System and JP Morgan Chase. Chicago also houses one of the major transport hubs in the country, with two major airports and an extensive train network.
Famous for its deep-dish pies, Chicago is renowned for its cuisine and rich history. The city is a major college town, with DePaul University, the University of Chicago and Northwestern University among other options. Residents get around Chicago in a number of ways, ranging from driving, using the transportation system to cycling. Some of the popular neighborhoods include the Near North Side, Hyde Park, Loop, South Loop and Lincoln Square.
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