Senior Analyst - IT PostgreSQL Database Admin / Engineer

    • Jersey City, NJ

Senior DBA (PostgreSql & Oracle RDBMS)


As a Senior DBA with PostGres and Oracle expertise, he/she will:

  • Provide an extensive input into the architecture and processes for multiple large and complex PostGres and Oracle database environments.

  • Be responsible for interacting with both the application and system infrastructure teams to design and implement complex databases and manages the integration of these databases with applications.

  • Apply expert technical knowledge to significant deliverables and projects that have enterprise impact and involve multiple IT departments and business units.

  • Collaborate with Data Architects, DevOps engineers on the database needs of PostGres based applications and optimize them using PostGres.

  • Work closely with Data Architects and DBAs to help implement migration strategies from Oracle to PostGres or wherever required.

  • Work closely with the DBA leads on Budgeting and capacity planning, as well as systems performance and uptime management.

  • Provide expert level guidance to a team of DBA's whose primary responsibilities include providing database administration for production databases, production Oracle application servers, and several development databases.

  • Act as a primary touchpoint on the most complex or escalated issues and provide direction and guidance team members for quick resolution.

  • Align with architecture team to bring in new databases and methodologies as required during the enterprise IT transformation and modernization efforts.

  • BS - Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or related field of study
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in PostGres with expert level knowledge of DBA skills using Oracle 11g/10g. Minimum 8-10 years of experience in Oracle using Oracle Rac and standalone in 12c/11G versions.
  • Must be able to perform Database Engineering tasks (backup /restore / data loads / performance tuning) and Architecture activities (server build out and patching) in PostGres.
  • Experience with table partitioning and sharing for distributed PostgreSQL XL or Citus / Greeenplum.
  • Setup implement best practices in Backup recovery and Disaster recovery activities.
  • Must have expertise in installation, configuration, upgrade, migration & administration of Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) for versions 11g/12c using ASM/ACFS
  • Experience with Database Encryption technologies such as Oracle TDS and or Vormetric is preferred.
  • Superior level Performance Tuning & Troubleshooting skills and perform database maintenance and Optimizations tasks such as index usage analysis, AWR analysis, index management, statistics, partition management, data compression etc.
  • MUST have Experience in Unix/Linux and Shell scripting.
  • Setup, configure, troubleshoot and monitor Disaster recovery using Oracle Dataguard 11g & 12c RAC Databases as per Oracle best practices
  • Setup, configuration, troubleshooting OEM 11g/12c and ability to write custom scripts for automation of routine tasks, system reporting, alerts, and notifications
  • Design and implement processes for database backups, restores and recovery models using RMAN
  • Preferred Qualifications
    Prior experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2016/2017 (cluster & standalone db instance

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