Oracle Database Administrator
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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.
Bachelor’s degree in technical / IT field of study.
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.
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.