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Senior Oracle Database Administrator - New York
Ref No.: 17-01663
Location: New York, Nevada
Job Title: Senior Oracle Database Administrator
Job Location: New York
Position Type: Contract
Pay Rate: DOE on W2

US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD only.
No sponsorship available for this job, NO 1099 or C2C

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performance of Oracle database administration tasks including daily checks, configuration management, backup/recovery, performance optimization, and space management
  • Maintenance of multiple databases running Oracle 10g/11g on Solaris and Linux platforms.
  • Provide 24 x 7 x 365 support through on-call rotation.
  • Pager duty is required.
  • Participate in database infrastructure/future-state design planning and implementation. Understand upcoming software development and plan related database-changes.
  • Be a part of our dynamic team of Oracle Database Administrators. Cross-train and instruct other DBAs on specializes skills/training, learn from our experts, divide and concur projects.

Key Requirements:
  • Requires 5-10 years' experience managing Oracle databases.
  • Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks.
  • Deep knowledge with Oracle 10g/11g databases, strong RAC/clustering experience, RMAN, and Data Guard experience required.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in UNIX and be able to administer Oracle databases running in Solaris and RHEL.
  • Strong troubleshooting/performance tuning skills required. Must be able improve SQL performance results through use of hints or outlines. Ability to diagnose problems and triage/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers).
  • Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, PL/SQL, cron or other techniques.
  • Preference towards candidates with Oracle Enterprise Pack experience – Golden Gate, Database Vault, Audit Vault, AES Security/Encryption.
  • Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change-Management principles.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervisory direction.
  • Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices.
  • Strong Oral and written skills. Able to communicate efficiently and effectively to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Anticipate and handle critical situations.
  • Ability to thrive in change. Fast, flexible, cooperative work style.