Database Administrator at homeoffice based in USA (Ref. L1312007)

The Database Administrator will create and maintain all databases and in-house software residing on the servers and computers of ACTION USA who is a partnerorganisation of SMG/SMF.



  • Maintain and troubleshoot the Centrallix/Kardia Database. This includes training users and managing user accounts
  • Maintain and troubleshoot any other database or in-house software
  • Coordinate with the Server Administrator to manage the backup and recovery of all databases and in-house software
  • Create new in-house software to be used by ACTION USA as directed by the Systems Manager
  • With Systems Manager approval, work on development projects for the Centrallix/Kardia Open Source Project in guidance from Greg Beeley of Lightsys Technology Services, Inc. (http://lightsys.org/?page=Kardia+and+Centrallix)
  • Read and learn about new technologies on the horizon
  • Assist Systems Manager with various projects
  • Upon balancing of above responsibilities assist other ACTS support staff



  • Understanding of Linux & Windows command line, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/AJAX, SQL, C/C++, Shell, and Pearl
  • Ability to navigate and administrate databases on the command line and in the GUI
  • Ability to problem solve database errors
  • Ability to maintain fluid communication with Systems Manager
  • Ability to communicate with and understand database users to discern their needs
  • Ability to communicate with Lightsys in the development of Kardia
  • A willingness to kindly teach staff and ACTION members how to effectively use their Computers
  • •A heart for reaching out to those who do not know Christ and supporting fellow missionaries and other believers
Organisation SMG Schweizerische Missions-Gemeinschaft
Typ Job
Dauer bis 2 Jahre
Zeitraum Datum nach Absprache
Region(en) Nordamerika
Land/Länder USA
Berufsfeld EDV/IT
Sprachkenntnisse English
Anforderungen active in ministry in a local church, recommended by pastor and church, teachable, adaptable, able to accept difficult circumstances, good sense of humor, not easily discouraged, spiritually mature
Mindestalter 18
Kosten CHF nach Absprache / monatlich
Finanzierung Selbstfinanzierung, persönlicher Freundeskreis
Kontakt Alexandra Ziegler
+41 (0) 52 235 32 52