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Database Administrator

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Job Description

Global Financial Systems is currently looking for a talented Oracle database administrator with 7+ years of experience for its Hyderabad office. The DBA will perform administration and engineering for multiple production databases, and will be responsible for fast-paced, complex distributed database environments supporting both OLTP and OLAP systems across multiple platforms. A strong candidate will be able to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure, implement solutions that are massively scalable, while managing multiple customer groups. Deep knowledge of Oracle Database concepts, strong Oracle E-Business Suite application administration experience, and excellent interpersonal communication skills are required

Responsibilities include:

  • Ownership of Oracle RAC clusters, working on a variety of development and maintenance projects in coordination with project and support teams.

  • Knowledge of all supporting infrastructure components, including operating systems, hardware/storage configurations and networks.

  • Excellent UNIX skills and a grasp of fundamental computing concepts such as system calls, memory management and program debugging.

  • Experience in system administration of LINUX, configuring storage arrays networks, disk configuration including multipath, knowledge of networking components such as Infiniband is highly desirable.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field

  • Minimum of 7 years Database Administration experience with administering and supporting multiple Oracle databases for performance critical, highly available systems on UNIX/Linux platform

  • Experience in Oracle 10g/11g RAC and GRID Architecture, Configuration, and Administration

  • Minimum of 7 years data modeling experience with conducting performance tuning, backup/recovery, and scalability/capacity planning, in addition to SQL, PL/SQL, and UNIX shell scripting

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.

  • Experience with backup/restore functionality using RMAN.

  • Experience managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.

  • Excellent SQL and DB performance tuning skills.

  • Experience implementing and supporting Oracle FSFO.

  • Minimum of 7 years troubleshooting and problem-solving experience.

  • This position requires 12/7 operational support on a weekly rotation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in creating automation tools for managing relational databases (auditing, account management, backup/restore, discovery, schema deployment).

  • Detailed understanding & experience of Linux operating systems and kernels.

  • Experience in consultancy role, assisting and mentoring junior DBA staff.

  • Track record of engineering performance and availability solutions.

  • Experience in Oracle Applications Manager, Oracle Dataguard, and PeopleSoft