Job Description :
SAP Database Performance Engineer

Austin, TX

Request Summary:
Job Responsibilities:

Periodically Monitor Production databases from DB performance perspective and document the findings in a monthly report

Carry out analysis of performance issues and proactively identify expensive SQLs and other performance bottlenecks

Work with SAP ABAP, BASIS and Support teams to explain/resolve critical production performance issues

Carry out root cause analysis of Database/SQL performance problems and recommend a solution for Production as well as Test environments

Communicate solution to the application developers and verify that it is implemented correctly

Participate in software design reviews with developers to ensure that the architecture is scalable to meet long-term performance goal

Keep abreast of new, performance related Oracle features and evangelize their use across teams

Experience in analyzing AWR reports to determine if there are performance issues

Develop SQL Performance Coding standards

Document technical details of issues resolved and assist the team with building and maintaining technical repositories

Job Requirements:

7+ years as an DBA. Ideal candidate will have the right blend of these two skills: Oracle & SAP

4+ years as a DB Performance Analyst and/or SQL Tuner

Proven expertise in tuning Oracle 11g, 12c for high transaction, multi-TB sized Databases

Proven expertise in optimization of Oracle SQL Queries

Thorough knowledge of Oracle Cost Based Optimizer and clear understanding of Oracle architecture

Sound knowledge of business application development and support

Knowledge of SAP is a big plus

A Team player to work with cross-functional teams with varying skill-sets and in different time-zones

Excellent verbal and written communication skills