Senior Database Administrator

    • Camden, NJ

Senior Database Administrator

General Responsibilities :

Design, implementation, maintenance and repair of organizational database systems. The DBA ensures that the underlying technologies provide users with flexibility in managing, accessing, retrieval, sharing & configuration of the data managed by organizational database systems. The qualified candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of Oracle Database Enterprise Edition, versions 11 - 19, and a good working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, version 2016 and higher.

Duties include:

  • Defines and implements controls required to verify data integrity.
  • Defines and implements access & security controls to protect corporate data and database systems availability.
  • Monitors databases and implements changes assuring performance, stability & availability of database systems.
  • Provides support to meet objectives of development and testing.
  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert to programmers and engineers in their efforts to efficiently utilize database systems.
  • Assists with the implementation & upgrade of database systems.
  • Investigates and resolves problems related to database systems.
  • Performs as applications DBA with the ability to manage application infrastructure components.
  • Provides 7x24 production support as required.
  • Creates and executes development plans across assigned projects and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Implements & monitors system backups & performs periodic restoration testing.
  • Maintains installation standards of systems development and documentation.
  • Ensures the ongoing availability and integrity of company database systems.
  • Assists in planning the continuity and recovery of a primary business function following the loss of service resulting from a major incident.
  • Provides information to project managers regarding status of development efforts or system outages.
  • Ensures the integrity of computer systems through the implementation of approved contingency measures and the monitoring of use.
  • Conducts testing of database systems & equipment using appropriate procedures to assess performance.
  • Responsible for database software installation, cloning, patching for assigned projects.


Education/Experience:
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related degree, and 6 to 8 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of current Oracle RDBMS versions is required with options such as RAC, Partitioning, Multi-tenant, and Advanced Security.


Skill Requirements:
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently and take initiative to find solutions for business requirements.
  • Must work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Possess knowledge to quickly understand complex problems and devise effective solutions.
  • Familiar with Unix (Solaris) and Linux (RedHat) operating systems
  • A background in database administration that includes: administration, development, design, backup & restoration, scalability, capacity & reporting, data migration, data warehousing, data mining, and reporting.
  • Database performance enhancement and tuning.
  • Database scalability, sizing and capacity.
  • Proficient in SQL and SQL tuning procedures.



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