Job Title: Oracle Database Administrator

Job purpose

Individuals within the Database Administration role design, install, maintain and upgrade the databases (production and non-production environments). They provide technical expertise in use of database technology and are accountable for the overall performance of the enterprise’s database environment. These professionals have a solid working knowledge of database administration methodologies and techniques and a good understanding of logical and physical database design principles. They work well in a team environment and exhibit flexibility when addressing daily shifting work priorities

Duties and responsibilities

• Supports multiple databases of high complexity (complexity defined by database size, technology used, and system feeds and interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of the data.
• Plans and organizes database activities regarding reliability, performance monitoring and tuning, security, backup and disaster recovery.
• Participates in cross-team and cross-project implementations
• Develops and provides database requirements to system administrators.
• Designs, monitors and maintains data replication primary and secondary databases.
• Develop, tests, maintains, and exercises procedures for backup, restoration, and disaster recovery for high availability, high volume mission critical databases.
• Monitors utilization for capacity planning. 
• Monitors transactions between application systems and the database for the purpose of identifying and improving inefficiencies. 
• Troubleshoots and resolves applications (ex., SQL) performance issues
• Maintains and monitors database security, integrity and access controls.
• Provides production support/ database access 24 hrs. X 7 days a week and ensures high availability
• Monitors performance against service agreement levels.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Mathematics, specialized training, certification or equivalent work experience. 

• Typically requires 5 or more years of database administration experience working with various database management systems. 
• Has a broad level of understanding surrounding information systems, application and/or Web standards and database licensing. 
• Thorough understanding of performance monitoring, analysis and tuning.

Specialized knowledge: 

• Knowledge in database administration of Large database on linux/unix environments
• Knowledge in performance tuning activities and troubleshooting the issues 
• Knowledge in latest IaaS technologies: Cloud, AWS, AZURE 
• Knowledge in automating IaaS

Professional Certification:
Oracle certified professional

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