Oracle Database Administrator IV


New Jersey | Princeton


All on Site

Position type

Direct Placement

Job Description

We are looking for an Oracle Database Administrator for our team. The c andidates should have expertise in all areas of Oracle and Postgres DBA administration. Must be comfortable supporting databases on EC2’s and RDS. Strong AWS coding skill set in delivering Infrastructure as Code solutions for database related services.

Experience with Oracle to Postgres migrations is a plus.

Provide technical expertise to design business solutions related to DBMS "Internals , DBMS tools and utilities usage, database backup and recovery, database performance, and overall database performance monitoring and tuning

Ensure that data access and database designs are as efficient as possible by coordinating transaction access path analysis sessions with application developers and analyzing specifications and code

Fully utilize CASE tools to develop, or modify, physical database designs from logical designs

Perform database structure migrations

Trouble-shoot database and/or software problems as they apply to design, implementation, or installation activities.

Act as the bridge between database and system level integration issues and set clear direction for others to follow.

Assure quality of database analysis and design across projects, thus enabling company-wide data reusability

Schedule and coordinate infrastructure and database maintenance activities including such items as database reorganizations and restructure

Coordinate and/or participate in database stress tests, analyze results, and make recommendations for design or coding changes based upon those results.

Participate in on-call and overnight production support and problem resolution activities

Develops and maintains DBMS related standards and procedures to facilitate the identification and implementation of quality improvement initiatives

Research, evaluate, and test new software and DBMS related tools and facilities as they pertain to the existing DBMS environment, database designs, procedures, and applications

Assume responsibility for the security of company information through secure databases and monitoring environment to identify improper access and ensure compliance with all ETS security and audit standards

Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the hardware, operating system, network and database arenas and provide consultation and knowledge transfer as needed

Monitors current DBMS performance and capacity and develops procedures to improve the DBMS environment

Lead and mentor teams of other Infrastructure or application DBA staff to solve technical database and system challenges

Collaborate with other application DBA staff, senior infrastructure DBA staff, developers, and other technical staff to ensure that best practices are followed for relational database design, database configurations, and installation options

Directs and mentors’ teams of DBA staff

Functions autonomously on a regular basis, seeking direction from senior management in atypical situations

Issues direction to both technical and non-technical staff and monitors security of ETS data

Frequently looked to for innovative or inventive business solutions

Adhere to ethical standards and comply with the laws and regulations applicable to your job function

A diverse and extensive technical DBMS background with considerable experience in physical database design, DBMS tools, client/server applications and data warehousing are required

Ability to lead project teams, including operations, application developers and vendors, to improve technical infrastructure, security, reliability, and cost

Required extensive knowledge and experience with administering Oracle 19c, PostgreSQL, Aurora PostgreSQL and SQL Server databases in AWS

Experience with NoSQL databases.

Extensive experience in implementing and supporting H/A systems using Oracle standby, Always On SQL Server, Amazon Aurora Global databases.

Expertise in designing solutions related to Cloud Database Architecture (AWS and Azure)

Knowledge in Linux and Windows system administration

Experience with core AWS services like EC2, RDS, REDSHIFT, SCT, DMS, S3, SNS, EBS, Lambda, Elastic DRS, AWS Backup, Storage Gateway, FSx, CloudWatch and CloudTrail

Experience with automation tools (Ansible, Jenkins, Git CI/CD pipeline, Liquibase, Maven)

Extensive experience in Linux and Windows scripting skills

Experience with Server, network, and storage performance optimization

Demonstrated Knowledge of DevOps Principles

Proficient in using Git branching, push/pull requests, and advanced Git workflows

Experience with cloud orchestrations tools like AWS (CFT) CloudFormation and/or Terraform

Strong scripting experience in Python, Ansible and PowerShell/Bash

Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively both verbally and in writing

Ability to work well with people across many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical expertise

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with extensive coursework in an information processing curriculum, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary

10 to 15 years of progressively responsible system administration and DBMS experience

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