Job Description :
Role: Lead Oracle Application DBA
Location: Princeton, NJ – Remote for Now (onsite after the current situation is normal) – would require travel to the client’s locations
Duration: Long Term – Multiyear
Mode of Interview: Phone/Skype, online test and Video Call Discussion

Advanced Oracle database administration skills and experience required.
AWS cloud experience required
Oracle 19c experience highly desired
Good communication skills required
Working knowledge of Oracle Data Guard and standby databases
Working knowledge of Oracle Golden Gate and database replication
Working knowledge of some other database technology like MS SQL Server, Postgres, or MongoDB are desired
Advanced problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Oracle database and query performance tuning skills needed
Troubleshoot and resolve RAC and Redhat clustering issues in database environments
Schedule and coordinate database maintenance activities
Strong ability to resolve technical and complex database issues before they impact production systems
Ability to perform physical database design changes according to requirements established during logical data modeling activity
Ability to perform database backup, recovery and disaster recovery
Performs database migrations, upgrades and structure migrations
Ability to influence development organizations to comply with database best practices and client’s standards and practices
Ability to run transaction access path analysis with application developers to ensure database design and application code is efficient.
Make recommendations for improvements
Ensures high quality database design across projects enabling company-wide data reusability
Coordinate and participate in database stress testing and make recommendations for improvements
Develops and maintains database standards that fit with client’s standard development processes
Monitors database performance and tunes where needed
Identifies and supports quality improvements
Complies with all client’s security and audit standards
Participates in 7x24 rotating on-call nights and weekends as needed
Works well in teams and in matrix to multiple projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
5-8 years of experience, with at least the last 3-5 years as Lead Oracle DBA on all aspects of Oracle Database Administration in a large/challenging database environment on AWS/Unix / Linux platform.
Experience on Amazon Web Services or Azure with database support in IaaS or PaaS preferred.
Experience with automation tools (Ansible, Jenkins) & container technologies (Docker, CoreOS) is a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Good Linux, AWS Linux and Redhat clustering experience and scripting is a plus
Experience supporting internet/web-based database applications with heavy concurrent user volume.
Experience working on Oracle 12c; 19c and RAC database applications, Oracle TDE, OEM Grid Control and RMAN
Skilled in SQL statement tuning with detailed understating of AWR and StatsPack reports, database performance tuning
Basic understanding of Connection pooling and middleware software like JBoss, JRun, Tom Cat, IBM Web sphere is desired
Experience doing database upgrade and maintenance work (19c desired)
Willingness to work on-call DBA rotations in a 7x24 environment
Must be able to work effectively in a team environment Proficient at time and priority management
Ability to create and maintain positive and professional business relationships with both internal associates and external customers

The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree or master’s in computer science or 5 to 8 years of related experience in IT or a related field.

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