Reference # 19-00659 Title Senior Oracle DBA
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 07-10-2019 --- 10-04-2020
Description
Description:
Client is developing, growing and expanding and is focused on building innovative technology platforms. The technology transformation at Client is happening right now, and we are seeking the brightest and most talented Information Technology professionals to lead the way in this transformation. We seek enthusiastic individuals who are excited about transforming the way we utilize technology in our industry. Technical expertise and creativity are the keys to ensuring that we build the best technology solutions resulting in a superior experience for our customers and employees.
The Senior Database Administrator installs, configures upgrades, administers, and monitors the enterprise database systems of Client. The Senior Database Administrator also works closely with the Infrastructure and Applications team to design and consult on new and existing systems to optimize performance and reliability.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
" Manages installation, patching and upgrades on all enterprise database systems.
" Manages user provisioning and security on all enterprise database systems.
" Maintains the integrity of data within the production environment, including the execution of proper backup and restoration policies and procedures.
" Provides guidance and input on the selection and implementation of all database administration tools.
" Administers database cleanup and optimization activities.
" Assists with database design, particularly regarding design maintainability and scalability.
" Prepares detailed technical specifications.
" Provides assistance in database programming, troubleshooting and management of problems affecting IT and enterprise database applications, as well as developing the area for future expansion.
" Provides Tier 3 support and resolution of open database issues escalated by IT Customer Support.
" Manages and reviews code for deployment and promotion from development environments into QA and production systems.
" Monitors performance metrics and makes enhancements or suggestions on design and infrastructure as necessary.
" Plans and projects system capacity requirements for budgeting and licensing purposes.
" Provides guidance, mentors staff and developers, and acts as technical escalation point for the team.
" Provides database best practices and standards, performance testing and R&D.
" Develops strong vendor relationships to resolve problems and coordinates the delivery of IT products and services.
" Provides on-call support on a rotating schedule.
" Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:
" Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Technology or related field of study (Required).
" Minimum 5 years applicable experience with the following: (Required)

o Development and operational support in two or more relational database systems such as SQL Server (2012 or higher), Oracle (12c or higher), and MySQL.
o Performance Tuning, Query Execution Plans, Stored Procedures, T-SQL, PL/SQL, Data Warehousing, and DBMS internals.
o SQL Server 2012 and higher on virtualized platforms.
o Database architectural design and performance assessments.
o Windows Server 2008 R2 and higher.
o Writing database server code, preferably T-SQL (Required).
" Minimum 2 years applicable experience in NoSQL database systems such as DynamoDB, MarkLogic, Mongo DB, Hadoop
" Minimum 2 years applicable experience in Cloud environments such as AWS, Google, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud
" Possess expert knowledge of the entire Software Development Lifecycle (Waterfall and Agile)
" Knowledge of Big Data is a plus
" Knowledge of MDM is a plus
" Capable of prioritizing and managing assignments, tasks, and significant projects to completion with minimal supervision.
" Ability to maintain a detail-oriented approach while multitasking in a fast-paced environment
" Ability to create and maintain documentation of development standards in use at Client.
" Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals
" Ability to work in a team and individually in a project environment
" Ability to interact with IT personnel on all levels to resolve issues and provide solutions in a timely manner