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Senior Oracle Application DBA

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Information Technology

Ref #:

201701082
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Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

Job Description

The Senior Oracle Application DBA will Administer and maintain the security/integrity of the application as well as databases. Periodic database/application maintenance/troubleshooting, patches, upgrade, incident/problem management along with integration with other business applications.

Proficient in application/database performance/tunning, database capacity, cloning/replication and other distributed database issues. Serves as an expert (SME) and guides others in the resolution of the most complex incidents and problems. Develops processes, procedures and defines metrics to review for capacity management. Perform backup/recovery using RMAN and able to write shell and PL/SQLscripts. This position requires support for Oracle application, core databases, and third party applications. Candidate must be willing to learn third party applications such as Automic, Informatica, Cognos, Agile, WebMethods.

Responsibilities: ᅠ
• Oracle Applications (11i -11.5.10.2) support, including Installation, patching, cloning, system administration, troubleshooting and backups using RMAN
• Creating users, configuring printers, assigning responsibilities, support for multi-org, multi-language, multi-currency and WorkFlow Mailer
• Perform application and database tuning, performance monitoring, investigate/troubleshoot critical production/non-production issues
• Provide day to day and project support for Oracle applications and other databases
• Support and re-install SSL certificate to production and non-production environments
• Performs cloning procedures (refresh non-production databases from production)
• Provide support to various in house teams such as Unix/Operations/Development/QA/BA
• Provide support for financial audit requirements for Oracle RDBMS and E-Business Suite
• Proactively monitor and perform health-check for the databases and E-Business Suite using Oracle Grid 12c
• Provide support for RAC (Real Application Cluster) databases
• Administer Oracle database security across all databases and maintain financial audit/licenses requirements for Oracle RDBMS and E-Business Suite
• Write new scripts and modify the existing scripts to meet automation goals
• Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
• Setup and maintain documentation and standards
• Follow the sun model, work as part of a global IT team, part of on-call team on rotational basis
• Daily interaction with off-shore team for warm hand-over of critical projects
• Willing to learn and support other third party applications (Web-Methods, Agile, Automic, Informatica, Cognos etc.)

The ideal candidate will have degree in information technology with minimum 12 -15 years of progressive experience. This is a pure technical role and candidate must have hands-on experience.

Qualifications

• Oracle Applications (11i -11.5.10.2) support, including Installation, patching, cloning, system administration, troubleshooting and backups using RMAN
• Creating users, configuring printers, assigning responsibilities, support for multi-org, multi-language, multi-currency and WorkFlow Mailer
• Perform application and database tuning, performance monitoring, investigate/troubleshoot critical production/non-production issues
• Provide day to day and project support for Oracle applications
• Support and re-install SSL certificate to production and non-production environments
• Performs cloning procedures (refresh non-production databases from production) full multiple environments refresh to keep the non-production environments in sync from time to time
• Provide support to various in house teams such as Unix/Operations/Development/QA/BA
• Provide support for financial audit requirements for Oracle RDBMS and E-Business Suite
• Proactively monitor and perform health-check for the databases and E-Business Suite using Oracle Grid 12c
• Administer Oracle database security across all databases and maintain financial audit/licenses requirements for Oracle RDBMS and E-Business Suite
• Write new scripts and modify the existing scripts to meet automation goals
• Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
• Setup and maintain documentation and standards
• Follow the sun model, work as part of a global IT team, part of on-call team on rotational basis
• Daily interaction with off-shore team for warm hand-over of critical projects
• Willing to learn and support other technologies (OracleᅠKnowledge, Automic, Informatica, Cognos etc.)

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