Boston, MA
Posted by PeopleSERVE
Employment Type: Contract
Job Id: 4246

Job Description

Our Boston client is looking for a local Oracle DBA on a contract basis. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Install, configure, upgrade and maintain Oracle databases on Windows platform 
  • Administer database users, manage database objects, and configure Oracle client network 
  • Perform logical and physical database design 
  • Monitor and maintain database security
  • Perform database monitoring and tuning
  • Perform database refreshes and promote changes to production
  • Review, design and develop data models with application development teams 
  • Provide support and consultation to the application development team in all database related areas including table and index design and creation and SQL tuning 
  • Utilize database management tools, such as EM Cloud Control 
  • Troubleshoot and correct database issues in an efficient and timely manner 
  • Perform back up and recovery on Oracle databases using methods such as scripts, RMAN and exports. 
  • Familiarity with third party Backup tools like EMC-Avamar is desired 
  • Create and support all nightly database maintenance and administration jobs 
  • Proactively monitor databases and identify potential problems 
  • Provide support and assist with patching and data migration procedures 
  • Enforce all database architecture and relevant procedures according to established policies 


Qualifications/ Skills: 

  • 5+ years Database Administration experience. 
  • Should have experience in test, development and production instances. 
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle 12C or newer versions versions 
  • Ability to manage performance monitoring and necessary adjustments 
  • Excellent knowledge of backup and recovery scenarios and backup tools 
  • A highly self-motivated individual who has the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to think strategically with technical vision
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

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