Sr. Oracle DBA
Job Description: Senior level database administration position involving management of multiple Oracle databases in a highly dynamic environment. Provide advanced technical expertise to a team in support of operational and project client's business systems. Provide advanced technical and operational support to other departments and teams in support of client's business objectives. Understand and apply advanced database administration, management and performance tuning techniques Provide technical advice and expertise to less senior staff members Provide 24x7 on call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members Provide advanced technical troubleshooting for applications and database systems with emphasis on root cause analysis Participate in design and application review sessions, assist with definition of computing standards and recommend policies related to those standards Configure and tune hardware and software to insure optimum performance and resource utilization. Understand server clustering techniques and the impact on database configuration and performance. Manage standby databases, snapshots and other advanced database features. Manage Real Application Clusters (RAC) Minimum Required Skills / Competencies: Previous experience of 11gR2 RAC in IBM-AIX, HP-UX or Sun Solaris Oracle environment High degree of skill with database commands and utilities such as exp, imp, sql loader, etc. Advanced knowledge of database administration tasks such as hot and cold backups, database recovery, tablespace additions, security, etc. Advanced installation and configuration experience. Strong knowledge of SQL*Net Ability to write, debug and tune sql and pl/sql, packages, procedures, functions, triggers, etc. Experience with database monitoring and tuning tools such as EM, Dbtuner, Spotlight Solid experience with the Unix operating system and command set as well as competence with shell scripting Thorough knowledge of physical and logical disk systems and their impact on database performance Experience with server and database clustering techniques and the performance impacts thereof 6-8 years in an HP-UX or Sun Solaris environment, 6-8 years as a database administrator working with Oracle Experience in a large, 24x7 environment Experience with multi-terabyte databases A four year degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience Preferred skills: Experience with telephony billing systems and related applications a big plus Shift / scheduled hours: 9AM - 6PM ET A Criminal background check is required, allow 1 week for processing: Yes Additional background checks required? If yes, please list: Is driving a requirement for this assignment? (Note, this does not include transportation to and from the work location). If yes, a clean MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) will be required prior to assignment start. No If applicable list any special instructions for this assignment; including items to be provided by supplier: Supplier to provide a laptop with the following software: - Windows 7 - Office 2010 Other comments (Viewed by All Vendors): Please note that manager does not want candidates submitted at max rate unless they truly meet all qualification. Required: - At least 8 years experience in Oracle 11G RAC on a Unix/Lenox platform - At least 3-4 years experience in performance tuning, backup and recovery and Oracle installation - Must be willing to work flexible hours as needed. Apply Now
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