Oracle Database Administrator

Employer: Accenture
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 13.04.2021
    Short company description

    Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders.


    Work experience:
    Minimum 2 years of experience in database administration (especially Oracle);
    Minimum 2 years of experience in designing and implementing high availability database solutions;
    Minimum 1 year of experience with Exadata systems.

    Other skills and abilities
    Customer oriented, results oriented, initiative, ability to work in a team, ability to work under pressure, flexibility, solving problems in optimal time;
    Active and organized, able to coordinate and manage several tasks in parallel;
    Ability to cope with a dynamic work environment;
    Good verbal and written communication skills;
    Good command of English language;
    Availability to work in shifts;
    Availability for On-Call support.

    Education requirements:
    Bachelor’s degree in technical / IT field of study.


    Main Responsibilities:
    Performs database management, ensures data integrity and security and designs database solutions based on client requirements;
    Responsible for the installation, configuration, and operation of the Oracle databases;
    Develops and maintains installation, configuration, and operational documentation for databases;
    Implements security plans for each database server;
    Develops, tests, and implements database backup and recovery strategies;
    In high-availability configurations, configures and manages fail over clustering, linked servers, log shipping (stand-by servers) and replication;
    Develops and implements the monitoring strategy for databases;
    Performs software installation, upgrades, and installs database patches;
    Assists in database maintenance in areas such as access methods, validation checks, protection and security, documentation guidelines;
    Executes daily/weekly/monthly maintenance activities according to the respective procedures;
    Participates in implementation of new projects related to supported databases;
    Develops new utilities and tools for internal requirements;
    Performs database administration knowledge transfer to new colleagues;
    Cooperates with the application administrators;
    Cooperates with application and system software vendors.

    Specific Responsibilities:
    Troubleshoots and solves database related incidents to minimize end-user impact;
    Monitors database performance KPIs;
    Performs database capacity planning;
    Creates and manages database users/accounts;
    Understanding of key Exadata features including Hybrid Columnar Compression, Exadata Smart Flash Cache, Exadata Storage Index and Exadata Storage Management & Administration;
    Exposure to Exadata Hardware Architecture including Database Grid, Storage Grid and InfiniBand;
    Exposure to Exadata Configurations;
    Experience on migrating existing Oracle databases into Exadata;
    Software and firmware maintenance of Exadata Storage Cells, including upgrades and patching;
    Software and firmware maintenance of InfiniBand switches, including upgrades and patching.