Job Description :
Position: Oracle DBA
Location: Livingston, NJ
Duration: 6-9 months

Local Candidates Only
In-Person Interview Must
LinkedIn Profile is mandatory

Experience: 7+ Years

Technical Skills required:
Expert in Installing, Configuring, Tuning, Migrating and Managing Production Oracle databases (8i / 9i / 10g/11g/12c) running in Unix(Sun Solaris) / Linux and working knowledge in any one of other databases like Sql server / MySQL
Willing to be part of a team with multiple Database technologies on various HW platforms, supporting different critical applications round the clock.
A passion for problem solving, excellent interpersonal skills with a clear penchant for customer support.

DBA Responsibilities:
Installation, configuration and upgrading of Oracle server software and related products
Evaluate Oracle features and Oracle related products
Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
Take care of the Database design and implementation
Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
Perform application tuning and performance monitoring
Setup and maintain documentation and standards
Plan growth and changes (capacity planning)
Work as part of a team and provide 7x24 support when required
Perform general technical trouble shooting and give consultation to development teams
Interface with Oracle Corporation for technical support.

Optional Skills:
A good understanding of the underlying operating system or systems
A good knowledge of the physical database design
Ability to perform both Oracle and operating system performance tuning and monitoring
A good knowledge of how Oracle acquires and manages resources
Sound knowledge of the implemented application systems
Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
Sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators
Provide a strategic database direction for the organization
DBA should have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band requests
3 to 5 years of production support experience