Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a senior database security architect. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Senior Database Security Architect is tasked with the responsibility of marinating the security of all database systems of the company. He or she will analyze all possible database threats and risks and then develop workable solutions to deal with the threats. He or she will make use of all the penetration tools and equipment available to develop security mechanism for the company.

Besides that, he or she will be assigned other roles that will include; updating all database systems, developing patches for the database breaches, recommend database risk solutions, set database users protocols and procedures, monitor all database logs, facilitate user trainings, troubleshoot database related problems and implement all security measures as per the company guidelines.

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

INSPIRING OTHERS: Inspiring is encouraging one to be their best in contributing to the vision of an organization where they are placed and entrusted to work.

Offers the wrong advice; tells people to be what they are not or do what they should not when they come for advice

Is unwilling to share one's knowledge; does not share what one has read with others or some of the inspirational books one has read

1

STRATEGIC PLANNING: Strategic Planning is organizational management activity that is used to set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations while guaranteeing that employees and other stakeholders are working towards common goals.

Gives each employee sufficient time to accomplish the specific objectives assigned to him/her

Pays attention to the human resources required for the plan to succeed

2

TEAM BUILDING: Team Building represents various types of activities used to enhance social relations and define roles within the different teams at the workplace.

Shy away from assignments that require group efforts and does not show up for group discussions

Works well with the team only when heading a project but doesn't help others with their projects.

1

WORK ATTITUDE: Work Attitude is one's feelings towards and beliefs about one's job and their behavior that can tell how it feels to be there.

Needs to learn how to control his temper and working attitude when under pressure

Always works against the company policy by declaring everything difficult

1

EMOTION MANAGEMENT: Emotion Management is the ability to realize, readily accept and successfully control feelings on oneself and sometimes in others around you by being in complete authority over your thoughts and feelings that are generated whenever your values are touched.

Regularly exercises in order to let anger out of the system and enhance mood

Decorates working spaces with pictures and mementos that bring happy memories at work to help calm down when feeling stressed

2

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: Emotional Intelligence is the capability to identify your emotions, understand what they are telling me and realize how the feelings are affecting you and the people around you.

Addresses issues in a professional, constructive way, and persuades others to approach issues in the same manner

Makes eye-contact, pays attention to nonverbal clues such as tone of the voice, facial expressions, and posture when having a conversation with a colleague

2

MONITORING OTHERS: Monitoring others is tracking employee activities monitor the worker engagement with the workplace-related tasks.

Reads employees emails but does not notify them of the policy that allows their emails to be read

Tracks employees' location even when they are taking a day off or are on vacation

1

PERSONAL COMMITMENT: Personal Commitment is an obligation that you have voluntarily agreed to fulfill without being cajoled or threatened and are willing to be held accountable for the results.

Is unwilling to get rid of poor habits that waste one's time and bring distraction when performing a task

Surrounds oneself with people who are full of negativity thus easily gets discouraged to keep working on goals

1

ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING: Entrepreneurial Thinking is a mindset that allows embraces critical questioning, innovation, service and continuous improvement with an attitude of change.

Looks for shortcuts rather than putting more effort into the business venture

Always pessimistic about all possibilities and easily falls prey to naysayers

1

COMPUTER SKILLS: Computer Skills are the necessary computer working skills that each employee need to have while seeking to get admitted into the professional world.

Hardly knows how to troubleshoot basic computer hardware problems and is unfamiliar with most basic hardware components

Does not show willingness to learn more about file management

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

INSPIRING OTHERS:

What are some of the books you have read, places you have been or things you have done that have inspired you the most?

How do you reward employees whose work exceeds your expectations? Give an example of when this has happened

[employee comments]
STRATEGIC PLANNING:

How does your current position affect the overall goals of your company? What have you done to improve your ability to set the company's goals?

Can you describe the techniques or methods that you have used to develop a strategic plan for your company or department?

[employee comments]
TEAM BUILDING:

Do you cooperate with others in your group to lead, follow, contribute, advice or you just watch?

Do you easily cooperate with others when asked to or do you follow your own ideas without submission?

[employee comments]
WORK ATTITUDE:

Are you an asset to your company or a strict liability that only causes conflict?

Do you give your work a personal touch that people can put know you did it?

[employee comments]
EMOTION MANAGEMENT:

What strategies have you taken in the past to prevent a situation from becoming too stressful for you to handle?

Is there a time a company policy hurt employees and you had to mitigate the negative consequences to employees?

[employee comments]
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE:

What is your greatest weakness? Can you give situations when your weakness was tested in the workplace?

Is there a time a colleague came to you with a problem? How did you respond?

[employee comments]
MONITORING OTHERS:

What are some of the monitoring policies you have in your company? How do you make sure the employees follow the policy of timekeeping?

How do you access an employee's accountability? How do you deal with an employee who doesn't deliver their work on time?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL COMMITMENT:

What do you use to plan your tasks? Is there a time when you missed an appointment due to lack of proper planning?

Describe a great change that occurred in a project you were working on. How did you adapt to this change?

[employee comments]
ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING:

Can you think of a situation where you became sidetracked from your venture? How did you correct the situation?

What are you doing to avoid taking shortcuts when executing ideas?

[employee comments]
COMPUTER SKILLS:

What efforts are you making to become more familiar with different computer hardware components?

Have you ever tried to use computer aided design techniques and failed? What did you do to succeed?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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