Oracle Database Administrator

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • FIS Global
  • 15 Oct 18

Oracle Database Administrator

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meets commitments and provides excellent customer service at all times with internal and external clients.
  • Provides status reports (written and/or verbal) that are detailed to tasks and difficulties encountered - enables managers to initiate escalation if necessary and assess areas where changes or additional support may be warranted.
  • Ensures issues resulting in customer outage is escalated appropriately through TSG management.
  • Assists application groups with design development that meet current and future business requirements:
    • Participates in logical design process of strategic projects and responsible for the physical design/implementation.
    • Provides specific direction on infrastructure design to support applications.
    • Participates as a member of development support team on projects.
    • Follows and meets project timelines and deadlines.
  • Provides maintenance of physical database:Reports problem performance areas and recommendations for improvement.
    • Creates physical database objectives following established standards and processes employed by database team.
    • Enforces database standards and follows up on inconsistencies.
    • Performs routine reviews of databases and systems to ensure acceptable levels of performance.
  • Follows up on recommendations and actively pushes for implementation as appropriate.
  • Understands and applies database concepts such as database definitions, parameters, database component placement, reorganization, access methods and security definitions.
  • Works with capacity planning, operations, application developers and other TSG teams on database performance and access issues.
  • Provides 24/7 support of production database environments.
  • As primary administrator, provides on call support as needed for on-call issues with database environments and provides follow up and permanent resolution for reoccurring issues.
  • Implements backup/recovery procedures to protect integrity of data in database environment.
  • Actively manages backups along with other database administrators to ensure processes are successful and we can recover as a result.
  • If necessary, participates in recovery of databases and assists with disaster recovery testing and documentation.
  • Other related duties assigned as needed.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Experience in project management methodologies is desired including ability to estimate, plan, manage and communicate activities/deliverables of a mid-size project plan, i.e., a plan that affects a single system or product family and uses multiple resources
  • Working knowledge of Oracle 12c or higher in a Linux or UNIX operating environment.
  • Knowledge of Oracle software installation and patching, database creation, backup and recovery operations and user management.
  • Experience with Red Hat or Oracle Linux administration
  • Self-motivated to learn additional DBA skillsets, supporting various applications as a team player.
  • Effective communication and team skills with an ability to cooperate, present to and participate with peers/team members
  • Good problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE:
  • Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
  • Automated Storage Management (ASM)
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Goldengate Replication
  • Dataguard replication