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Sr. Oracle DBA in Fort Worth, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

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Job Description

Looking for a Database Administrator (Oracle DBA) contractor for staff augmentation purposes to help manage Oracle database environment.  The position will be responsible for on-going administration of existing environments including defining, planning, implementing and supporting physical Oracle databases for the enterprise. Candidate should possess extensive knowledge of all aspects of Oracle including monitoring and performance tuning. Oracle RAC DBA and DataGuard experience is mandatory.  Knowledge & experience with SQL Server database technologies is a plus.


Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Performs physical database administration (dba) tasks in Oracle. Also performs basic dba tasks in SQL Server environments as necessary.
•    Designs and builds simple to complex database structures from data models.
•    Installs, configures and patches Oracle.
•    Provide rotating 24x7 on-call support for Oracle environments as necessary. 
•    Participates in design reviews as required to ensure database design meets application requirements.
•    Designs, maintains, documents and executes database utilities to provide information regarding database activity.
•    Proactively performs database monitoring and performance tuning tasks.  
•    Identify and provide solutions to performance issues in multiple database environment.
•    Provides automation to standard DBA tasks.  Able to develop scripts on UNIX and Windows platforms as necessary.
•    Reviews and enforces adherence to the architecture, as well as database design and usage standards.
•    Understands database high availability technologies and guides in implementing appropriate solutions. 
•    Builds and manages Data Guard Physical/Logical Standby Databases using Data Guard Broker
•    Performs other duties as assigned.

•    Required
o    B.S. degree from an accredited university.
o    MUST have solid Oracle RAC and DataGuard experience. 
o    8+ years of extensive experience with Oracle database installation / configuration best practices and Database upgrade/migration approaches.
o    5+ years of experience installing, building, upgrading and supporting Oracle RAC environment, ASM, Grid/Cluster.
o    In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Oracle products and patches, including Oracle 12c, RAC, ASM, Clusterware, GoldenGate, Dataguard, Oracle Database Appliance (ODA), Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c.
o    Experience in Oracle 12c RAC based environment - architecture, installation, building, upgrading and maintenance of Oracle RAC based environment in production.
o    Experience with Oracle Goldengate replication configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting.
o    Extensive experience in Oracle DataGuard replication and physical standby for Disaster recovery
o    Working experience of Oracle Database Appliance.
o    Strong knowledge of OEM 12C grid monitoring configuration.
o    Strong working experience with RMAN configuration, Job maintenance and backup & recovery
o    8+ years of experience in database/application performance tuning and monitoring tools including AWR, ADDM, ASH and Statspack.
o    Experience in database problem identification, problem diagnosis and resolution.
o    Experience in building data architecture models and enforcing enterprise architecture standards and guidelines.
o    Candidate has excellent communication – ability to explain a technical problem to management.
o    Candidate is a team player. Shares knowledge. Coaches team members.
o    Ability to work on high performing teams and deliver under pressure situations.

•    Preferred
o    Experience in coding and/or debugging stored procedures
o    Experience in working on complex application issues in a multi-tiered environment.
o    Functional experience in multi-tiered application design and implementation.
o    Functional experience in the development of railroad application systems would be desirable.
o    Understanding of SAN technology and database dependency.
o    One or more years of experience as physical DBA in SQL Server.


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