Senior Oracle Database Administrator (OBIEE)

Job Description

The Senior Database Administrator (DBA) reports to the Director of Database Systems and is responsible for performing both advanced and all general database administration functions including overall database and system design, Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) configuration, system design and maintenance, Golden Gate configuration and maintenance, database installs including upgrading and patching, backup and recovery including standby database management, replication, streams and employing both advanced and general performance tuning strategies. The Senior Database Administrator also works closely with the Development Team in troubleshooting SQL statement issues and presenting fact based findings to developers to improve processes. This position plays a role in making recommendations to improve web application processing issues and design. Additionally, the Senior Database Administrator should be familiar with administering and operating the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) tooling.
Required Skills

  • Experience administering Oracle8i -11g and other RDBMS including MySQL
  • Knowledge of and experience with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) tooling and how it interacts with other Oracle database tooling
  • Experience in UNIX/Linux environments with a thorough understanding of the underlying operating system.
  • Experience in shell scripting.
  • Experience in database change management/data management through the various stages of the system development life cycle.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in physical/logical database design.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience utilizing backup and recovery principles Recovery Manager (RMAN).
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in space management and capacity planning Advanced System Management (ASM).
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database security management.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database architecture and system design.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in database performance tuning principles.
  • Makes technical presentations to Senior Management and internal customers.
  • Advise Senior Management on ways to improve overall system and database processes.
  • Ability to handle multiple/conflicting projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to work on call and provide 24/7 production support.
  • Demonstrated communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise


  • 8 to 12 years Oracle DBA experience

  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate DBA experience

  • Knowledge of and experience with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) tooling and how it interacts with other Oracle database tooling

  • Must have Oracle Golden Gate Replication experience

  • Must have Oracle RAC experience

  • Excellent communication skills


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


  • Oracle Streams, High Availability systems, Partitioning, Data Guard/Standby Database, Change Data Capture, Data Warehousing


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