Job Description :

Oracle DBA to work with our client.

the resource must be within 1.5 hours drive from Davis CA

DURATION: 12+ months/contract


Work among a team of Oracle Database Administrators providing expert knowledge, skills, and experience of database internals and software for mission-critical campus information systems. Work closely with application development teams to analyze impact of application upgrades, secure, upgrade and tune databases; and make recommendations to improve application performance. Provide Oracle database support in a primarily Linux environment, while working closely with the systems administration team. Ensure databases are configured according to our IS-3 security requirements while also meeting regulatory requirements such as FERPA.
Essential Responsibilities:
Application Database Administrator

  • Provide installation, configuration, support for Oracle databases hosting a variety of campus wide critical infrastructure and enterprise applications.
  • Work with developers to solve application and/or performance issues
  • Upgrade databases with routine security updates while coordinating with application teams to minimize impact to clients
  • Monitor databases and respond 24x7 / 365 to ensure availability of databases and supporting applications.
  • Assist clients transition from on-premise Oracle environments to Amazon AWS Oracle RDS services.

Client Support

  • Support project team on major Oracle upgrades, by performing upgrades while following test plans and keeping project stakeholders informed of status and risks
  • Work as a team member by making your work visible to colleagues and stakeholders
  • Attend and schedule client meetings to maintain relationships, gather requirements, and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Provide routine status reports to work accomplished to managers and stakeholders.


  • Experience managing Oracle databases in Linux environments.
  • Experience monitoring Oracle database performance using tools such as Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Skills planning, designing, and implementing enterprise Oracle database environments in support of large-scale application deployments.
  • Experience with Linux systems support utilizing tools such as grep, awk, sed, and cron scripts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing Oracle databases in Windows environments.
  • Proficiency in a scripting programming language such as Perl or Java.

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