Senior Oracle Database Administrator

Needham, MA

Posted: 01/03/2019 Discipline: Oracle DBA Job Number: 4926
Id: 4926
Category: Oracle DBA
Area Code: 781
Job Type: 1: Full Time
Location/City: MA - Needham
Region: -EST
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We are currently engaged with a client who is seeking a Senior Oracle Database Administrator on a full time direct employee basis.  In this role, the Senior Oracle Database Administrator will:
  • Lead, manage and monitor all installed Oracle database systems (Oracle 12C and Oracle Enterprise Manager 13C) and technologies.
  • Manage database systems uptime, HA/DR strategy,  performance of systems, quality of data and level of service. 
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
    Provide production support, system design, data replication management, backup and recovery, DBA on-call duties, and leadership of the DBA team.
  • Monitor all aspects of server, storage, and network performance, identifying and fixing key bottlenecks and performance issues.
  • Manage  data replication for  internal and external systems. 
  • Develop and operate ETL/data integration solutions.
  • Lead a team of DBAs, as well as managing third-party contracted database resources.

The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:
  • Senior Oracle Database Administration in Oracle 12C and Oracle Manager 13C environments.
  • Oracle Database Administration that includes:  Enterprise backup technologies, Monitoring, Shell scripting,
    SQL tuning and Replication Sets.
  • Infrastructure/system design and engineering experience.
  • Oracle technologies that include: Oracle Active Data Guard, Oracle RMAN, Oracle Goldengate, Oracle ASM, Quest Shareplex.
  • Infrastructure technologies that include:  Linux (RHEL) VmWare, vCenter, Hyper-Converged architecture, Dell/EMC ScaleIO/VxRack Flex, AWS, Google Cloud.
  • Other database technologies:  Microsoft SQL Server (basic administration) and PL/SQL
  • IO-optimized storage systems, particularly SSD and NVMe.
  • Strong Project Management and communication skills.
  • Direct experience managing both direct and indirect reports.

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In order to arrange a preliminary interview, please forward a Word copy of your resume with your complete contact information.  We are unable to sponsor Visa's for this role.  Local candidates preferred. 

About Us

New Directions is a New England based Information Technology Recruiting and Staffing Firm that provides consulting; project staff augmentation and traditional hire services for: Enterprise Software; Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing; and Enterprise Web Applications Design & Development.

Our success and subsequent growth has been based on leveraging our clients' technology with talented people. 


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