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Contract Senior Oracle DBA

at Modis, Inc. in California | CA Jobs

Skills: oracle,dba,install,configure,script
Location: San Francisco, CA
Please send resume to or please call me at 415 228 4275 if you have any questions about the opportunity
The Database Engineer, Infrastructure DBA will be responsible for working with a diverse multi-faceted team that supports a multi-platform database environment. This individual must possess general experience supporting and engineering of database infrastructure. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience migrating oracle databases from aix, hp, solaris platforms to RHEL.
This individual is responsible for achieving an efficient technical infrastructure, which includes appropriate tools to support production migrations and will be a key contributor to a small team of highly talented professionals who are responsible for managing databases across a global enterprise.
Key Areas of Responsibility May Include Develop and support Oracle and databases Develop and support replication for Oracle database Monitor and optimize Oracle database performance and capacity planning Troubleshoot database issues, maintain database systems availability and scalability Develop and optimize database design for new applications Developing an efficient technical infrastructure, which includes appropriate tools to support production operations Developing and maintaining jobs for monitoring and reporting various aspects of system performance, resource utilization, and application usage Developing and maintaining scripts for automating database deployments and updates Developing and maintaining system and process documentation Advising software developers on best practices for improving performance, scalability and operational manageability of production databases. Performance tuning and troubleshooting complex Oracle database and application issues Ensures creation of runbooks for vendor partners and service providers in the assembly, configuration and administration of the application database Enforce adherence to standards, policies, and procedures for managing databases Subject Matter Expert for Oracle Infrastructure Promote a “one-team” approach for sharing common processes and practices Builds a network of strong, collaborative relationships (e.g., with customers, employees, business colleagues, project team and external partners) that increases collaboration and communication – Project Application Development Teams, Architects and Data Architects Challenges established ways of doing things to improve the organization’s capabilities around commitments, actions and results Implement / manage Database User Security standards Analyze data access and modification requirements to ensure efficient and optimal database design Performance-tuning consultation by working closely with DBA peers and with software vendors to tune the database and meet application specific needs
Qualifications Strong oral and written communication skills; active listening ability and presenting persuasive recommendations Strong collaboration and influencing skills Creation of deliverable templates and standards Technology and Implementation planning and cost estimating experience Strong organizational and technical skills Ability and desire to interact at all levels Ability to provide tactful, honest counsel and work well with individuals in multiple organizations Ability to effectively manage one’s time and resources to ensure multiple priorities are balanced and completed successfully Ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks, structures, processes and culture Ability to work and build strong partnerships with multiple partners; and to work virtually across various locations and various cultures Approaches conflicts as opportunities; understands others quickly; can find common ground without comprising total position Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment Extremely proactive with a strong bias for action, naturally inquisitive, desire to continuously improve current practices and processes High attention to detail Sets high expectations, is service-driven, and has a strong commitment in the growth and development of subordinates, and will lead in a manner consistent with company core values
Minimum Requirements 5 years of experience as a Oracle DBA working with Oracle 10g and 11g on RHEL 5 and RHEL 6. Certified Oracle DBA a plus 3 years experience supporting Oracle Data Guard; RAC is a plus Any experience as MySQL dba a plus Demonstrated experience with Oracle database design, implementation, performance tuning, and capacity planning. Managing large scale database system is a plus 2 years demonstrated experience of SQL Performance Tuning for Oracle on Linux development and production environments. Working knowledge of operating system internals (Shell scripting, monitoring, debugging) in Linux environments is required Must be competent with converting logical data models into high performance physical designs Experience with data dictionary/repository tools Participation in large projects/deployments that require understanding of software development life cycle Experience working with computer hardware and software installation/upgrading procedures Experience working with database and system maintenance procedures Experience working with database creation techniques and database management systems (DBMS) features Experience working with database performance tuning Experience with automated database migration techniques Experience with Availability Disaster Recovery (HADR) environment Experience with Oracle on RHEL 6 Linux is highly desirable Experience with Oracle for Oracle Retail is highly desirable Experience with Agile development methodologies is highly desirable Experience with virtualization in continuous integration environment is highly desirable Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in MIS/IT, business administration, or related discipline

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