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Oracle Database Administrator

  • Country:US
  • State:PA
  • City:BLUE BELL
  • Category:Technical Specialist
  • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:138913BR
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Job Description
The Oracle DBA will be supporting multiple environments from Development, Quality Assurance (QA) and Production databases running Oracle 12c in a clustered environment. Experience working in a production UNIX/Linux environment is required for this position. Experience in performance tuning, change implementation, backup and recovery, monitoring and installation are key requirements. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter and a team player with a strong organization, process and communication skills.

Job Description

  • Installation and patching of Oracle RDBMS on Linux – adhering to standard operating procedures
  • Performance tuning and administrative functions on Oracle production databases
  • Enforce best practices in all areas of database administration and architecture
  • Review and implement database changes
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation for production databases
  • Ensure backup and recovery of all Oracle data using RMAN and Standby Databases
  • Develop scripts for reporting, data manipulation and automation of daily tasks
  • Provide support to Development and QA teams on applications/database issues
  • Engage and support Software Developers during the SDLC
  • Administration and support of Informatica
  • Develop and document formal processes and procedures


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Computer Science, or related science/Engineering degree (B.S. or equivalent).
  • At least 5 years production Oracle DBA experience in a Linux/UNIX environment
  • At least 2 years of experience with Oracle Real Time Application Clusters 12c with ASM or NFS.
  • UNIX/Linux system knowledge sufficient to configure, maintain and monitor Oracle instance(s)
  • Exposure to managing multiple databases using Oracle 12c Grid Control or Enterprise Manager
  • Experience with OLTP, OLAP, DW, and ETL concepts
  • Experience with indexing strategies and reading explain plans
  • Experience with parallel processing, and partitioning
  • Experience with Oracle Data Guard
  • Database performance tuning ability is required


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Familiarity with the Full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Familiarity with the Agile Development Methodology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Oracle and Oracle tools to support database environments
  • Demonstrated knowledge of shell environments (C, Korn, KSH, Bourne)
  • Demonstrated proficiency of SQL/PL SQL
  • Familiarity with HTML/ JAVA /Java scripts / JSP / PERL is desired
  • Familiarity with other database technologies (Postgres, MySQL, MS SQL).
  • Understanding of cloud technologies.
  • Will require after-hours or occasional weekend work to make changes during outage windows.
  • Excellent oral and written skills


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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: Master's Degree Commissionable: No
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