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Sr Oracle Database Administrator

  • Country:US
  • State:TX
  • City:DALLAS
  • Category:Technical Specialist
  • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:129828BR
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Job Description

The Sr. Database Administrator reports to the Database Systems Manager.The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for performing both advanced and all general database administration functions including overall database and system design, Oracle RAC configuration, system design and maintenance, Golden Gate configuration and maintenance, database installs including upgrading and patching, backup and recovery including standby database management, replication, streams and employing both advanced and general performance tuning strategies. The Senior Database Administrator also works closely with the Development Team in troubleshooting SQL statement issues and presenting fact based findings to developers to improve processes. This position plays a role in making recommendations to improve web application processing issues and design.

Required Skills:

  • Experience administering Oracle8i -11g and other RDBMS including MySQL

  • Experience in UNIX/Linux environments with a thorough understanding of the underlying operating system.

  • Experience in shell scripting.

  • Experience in database change management/data management through the various stages of the system development life cycle.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in physical/logical database design.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience utilizing backup and recovery principles RMAN.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in space management and capacity planning ASM.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database security management.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database architecture and system design.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database performance tuning principles.

  • Makes technical presentations to Senior Management and internal customers.

  • Advise Senior Management on ways to improve overall system and database processes.

  • Ability to handle multiple/conflicting projects and deadlines.

  • Ability to work on call and provide 24/7 production support.

  • Excellent communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 8 to 12 years in depth Oracle DBA experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate DBA experience
  • Must have Oracle Golden Gate Replication experience
  • Must have Oracle RAC experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be a US Citizen

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Oracle Streams, High Availability Systems, Partitioning, Data Guard/Standby Database, Change Data Capture, OBIEE Applications, Data Warehousing, Oracle 12c

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Commissionable: No
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