Oracle DBA

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Start date:
6-12months +
Gazelle Global Consulting
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I am currently looking for a Oracle DBA for a long term contract based in Ireland

The Oracle DBA will be Responsibilities for the following:

  • Create and execute scripts for various database maintenance activities.
  • Provide guidelines for development and production.
  • Perform database tuning including monitoring, troubleshooting and optimizing performance of the databases
  • Develop archival, backup and recovery strategy.
  • Plan, perform and monitor database backups.
  • Perform database recoveries.
  • Provide 24x7 on call production support.
  • Capable of supporting and implementing technology projects as the primary DBA in support of business initiatives
  • Ability to create and maintain positive and professional business relationships with both internal associates and external customers
  • Proven diagnostic problem solving and solution development capabilities required

The Oracle DBA will ideally have the following skills and expertise:

  • Oracle S/W installation, DB upgrades/patching/migrations
  • Backup and recovery with RMAN
  • Troubleshooting oracle instance/SQL performance issues
  • Data replication with Oracle data guard (Physical standby)
  • Data replication with Oracle Golden Gate
  • Oracle RAC administration/backup recovery/performance troubleshooting
  • Experience as Oracle DBA (Oracle 9i, 10g/11g/Oracle RAC) on SUSE Linux, AIX, Solaris and Windows platforms.
  • Oracle Database Upgrade, DB Migration, DB Clone, DB Refresh activities.
  • Oracle Database installation, configuration, support.
  • Oracle RAC installation, configuration, Support
  • Database Design, creation, Database Estimation/Sizing, Licensing.
  • Very good SQL and Shell Scripting knowledge, cron jobs, DBMS jobs.
  • Excellent in DB troubleshooting skills and Performance Tuning, AWR, ADDM
  • OEM configuration and troubleshooting
  • Management of database resources (assignment of table spaces, space in HD, update system parameters, etc.).
  • Sound knowledge of Oracle RAC clusters, Data guard, 10g/11g Grid control
  • Good presentation skill to CXO level on RCA (Root Caused Analysis) findings.
  • Sound knowledge to co-ordinate with Oracle corporation support/Metal ink SR support
  • Keep current on database systems and features, 3rd party tools, and industry standards.
  • Perform capacity planning including allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements.

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