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Senior Oracle DBA
Prior experience of working with Oracle databases ver 10.x and experience in upgrading to Oracle DB ver 12C
Design, architect, plan database solutions to meet the business need. Applies comprehensive business processes, application design and functional knowledge in problem resolution. Proposes and defines solutions and standards which may impact a team or the organization.
Lead and contribute to the development of new methods, procedures, processes or systems and understand the impact of these changes. Responsible for decisions impacting a team and may provide input into the decision making process for larger decisions.
Designs and implements disaster recovery solutions for critical systems.
Provides leadership and expertise in investigation and resolution of performance related issues for warehousing and trading system environments. Design major reconstructions of database structures to ensure appropriate levels of performance, data integrity, recovery and security.
Assist in planning, organizing and controlling database administration activities and in the development of the overall project plans and timetables. Provide technical expertise to client and other data processing management and staff.
Assist in providing technical guidance, support and training to the database administration staff and provides evaluation on their technical proficiency to management.
Write clear and concise status reports, memos, and miscellaneous items such as test results, problem resolutions, etc. Write detailed technical specifications.
Facilitate discussion of technical issues. Conduct basic negotiations with other departments to achieve project/product goals.
Monitor and analyze system performance (e.g., stress volume), perform cost analysis for users, perform systems testing, performance and tuning. Notify management of findings, and recommend solutions.
Evaluate and recommend major new database software products.
Develop and implement standards, procedures, and policies regarding software and applications databases (including naming, migration, backup, recovery, and security).
Provide support in the logical and physical design of databases in coordination with application development.
Participate in project management tracking on cross-functional teams.
Read professional literature in order to investigate new tools, technologies, methods, techniques etc. to determine their functionality in the company’s environment.
Implements improvements to process and code used for automating maintenance and operational tasks in various systems including critical trading systems, warehousing systems and other OLTP systems
Leverage in-depth knowledge of database clustering technologies to design and administer several clustered warehousing and transactional databases.
Provide Production & Development Database Administration (DBA) support for Oracle.
Installing & upgrading database software and resolving database software problems.
Performing evaluations of potential tools & utilities.
Automating database tasks via scripting or through the use of tools.
Updating, migrating, and refreshing database environments.
Configuring monitoring and proactively reviewing statistics for errors, capacity and performance issues.
Tuning and troubleshooting software & database performance issues.
Ensuring database recover ability within the constraints of any application, project and other requirements.
Oversight for creation, maintenance, and testing of database infrastructure processes and technologies deployed in the organization.
Take a lead role as appropriate in procedural development for both disaster recovery and operational Readiness
Prior experience or exposure to application design/data modeling is highly desired.
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