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Senior Oracle Database Administrator

The Database Administrator will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of Oracle and MS SQL based solutions and systems.

Primary Responsibilities for the Role

· Administration and management of databases in DEV, QA, pre-prod & production environments.

· Provide technical expertise on the installation, setup, configuration of database servers, including infrastructure

· Pro-active monitoring of databases both from a performance and capacity management perspective.

· Performance tuning and optimization of database schema, indexes, stored procedures etc.

· Perform database maintenance activities such as backup/recovery, rebuilding and reorganizing indexes.

· Ensure that all database releases are properly assessed and measured from a functionality and performance perspective.

· Ensure that all database environments are up to date with the latest service packs, patches & security fixes.

· Take ownership and ensure high quality, timely delivery of database related projects on hand.

· Collaborate with application developers and operations/support teams in a fast-paced environment.

· Experience with Microsoft database administration is an advantage

Minimum Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Recognized tertiary qualification
  • Certification in Oracle (OCP DBA)

Desired Skills and Qualities

Personal Attributes and Qualities

· Strong knowledge of Oracle database technologies

· Strong knowledge of SQL language and PL/SQL

· Strong knowledge of Linux and Unix operating systems and environments

· Knowledge of Oracle RAC

· Knowledge of Oracle Internet Application server and Web Logic server environments is an advantage

· Knowledge of Microsoft Windows server environments is an advantage

· Strong research skills

· Initiative

· Strong communication skills

· Ability to multi-task

· Good at problem solving

· Self-motivated

· Ability to perform well under pressure

· Good Technical writing skills

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