12 days old

Senior Oracle DBA

Jersey City, NJ 07311
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    $50 To $55

Position Summary

Database Administrator will define/manage/performance tune our existing/next generation Oracle databases/database queries/processes and consolidate multiple stand-alone systems from both distributed and mainframe computing platforms into an enterprise wide robust, scalable database system able to meet high performance/thru put/quality standards. . This individual works with developers to ensure that all technology initiatives are implemented within the existing or planned framework.


  • Identify technical opportunities and risks to improve the overall quality and resiliency of applications in partnership with other development / Systems leaders
  • Evaluating key technologies and driving thoughtful implementations.
  • Establish and operationalize process to support the adoption and governance of standard tools and technologies
  • Assist product and technology leadership in making tradeoff decisions on design approaches and technology selections
  • Ensure technology requirement and challenges are resolved in a consistent and timely manner
  • Works closely with other business and systems partners to understand and anticipate efficient and cost effective technologies for business problems
  • Provides leadership and guidance for database architecture design and development of high performance messaging, transaction/batch processing products and/or services by defining and developing database architectures, detailed designs specifications, development, implementations and successful delivery of the solution.
  • Works with developers, product managers, and customer application experts to define solutions, products and modules with required features and functionality.
  • Provides architectural guidance and leadership on best practices regarding software/database development, integrations and tools and technologies.
  • Works with the business and systems team to identify the right architecture for implementing new solutions, products and modules.
  • Develops technology blue-prints for solutions, products and services.
  • Design and develop Proof of Concepts (POCs) to validate suitability and viability of new technologies and solutions from both functional and technical perspectives.
  • At times will be hands on development on more complex deliverables.
  • Participates and/or monitors different technology industry standards groups to maintain strategic relations and represent Client interests.
  • Supports development and governance of technology and architecture best practices and the solutions for adoptions.
  • Researches, evaluates new technologies/tools and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities in line with the technology strategy of the organization.
  • Protectively researches, evaluates, tests emerging technologies and tools and presents/documents essential steps to integrate them into solutions/applications.
  • Supports the systems and business teams for estimates, analysis, design, development, performance, scalability and benchmark test guidance and providing subject matter expertise in technology and design.
  • Responsible for measuring and improving the systems - business cross team relationships
  • Working with the business to ensure that systems response to the business requirements is appropriate facilitation of business advocacy within systems

Knowledge and skills (general and technical)

  • 10+ years of design and development of high performance messaging and transaction processing systems preferably in the financial or telecom industries.
  • Strong Oracle database administration skills with Oracle 10g,11g and 12c databases.
  • 10+ years of experience with SQL Plus, RMAN, UNIX Cron, Perl scripting.
  • 8+ years of OLTP and data warehousing experience with mid and large size databases.
  • 8+ years of experience with Strong Oracle Performance Tuning skills.
  • 8+ years of experience with Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Ability to collaborate with business and technology teams to create practical, robust and scalable architectures and solutions meeting the business and technology goals/strategy of the organization.
  • 10+ years of experience with UNIX and Windows operating systems.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Technical leadership and mentoring skills to guide and act as SME.
  • Ability to conduct code reviews and work with build and automation tools.
  • Ability to research and present results and recommendations.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Keen to learn new technology with enthusiasm and critical thinking
  • All the following requirements are preferred and a big plus:

    • RMAN backups and restores along with flashback
    • Oracle SQL and DB tuning expert. Well versed in analyzing ASH/AWR/ADDM reports and coming up with actionable resolutions
    • Goldengate (replication tool) admin and tuning/troubleshooting
    • OEM12C - 12C Cloud Control configuration to monitor databases
    • Day to day DBA work - Monitor the databases logs , backup and space usage, reviewing the AWR reports to detect pattern/issues in production, critical test databases
    • Knowledge of Exadata/RAC is a big plus

Education level and/or relevant experience(s)

  • BS/BA degree in Engineering and/or Computer Science or related work experience required, Masters Preferred.
  • Works closely with application developers, vendors, system administrators and auditors ensuring best practices for the physical database design, integrity, performance, and security management.


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