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SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR


Looking for a Senior Oracle Database Administrator with 5+ years of experience providing support to large mission critical Oracle 8i, Oracle 9i an Oracle 10g instances. Oracle DBA should have strong expertise with configuration and support of RAC, must have extensive experience in DataGuard, Performance tuning of Very large databases (VLDB), Logical and physical database design, Consolidations, DR, Capacity Planning, Migrations.

We are looking for a DBA to be part of a team that helps maintain multiple 24x7 mission critical production. Need a candidate with extensive experience in performing Oracle and SQL database administration activities such as performance monitoring, performance tuning, setting up and maintaining database replication, installing and configuring clustered databases, managing archiving and backups etc. Additionally, the preferred candidate will assist in the development and review of logical and physical database models.

POSITION SUMMARY

    Maintaining the Oracle databases in HP, Sun and IBM platforms

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Administer production databases (8i & 9i) in a 24X7 environment including the standby databases
  • Performance tuning for the SQL and PL/SQL
  • Writing shell scripts for the backup, monitoring and the database refreshes and any ad-hoc requests
  • Function as both operation and development DBA.
  • Monitor and Optimize the database performance.
  • Implementing the changes in production environment for the project rollover/bug fixes/enhancements

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelors or Master Degree in Computer Science or a related field is required.
  • 5 years of solid Oracle DBA experience in 24X7 UNIX environment in HP, Sun and/or IBM platforms
  • Performance tuning skills
  • Experience with installation and upgrade of Oracle
  • Strong backup and recovery skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Oracle architecture
  • Vi and UNIX shell scripting experience
  • Experience with supporting and multiple projects/tasks simultaneously
  • Experience in SQL tuning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of SQL Server a plus
  • Familiarity with strong UNIX a plus