Oracle DBA (111406298)

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Start date:
1 months
Published at:
flag_no Netherlands
Contact person:
Peter Nieuwpoort
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• providing day-to-day support for the production and development systems and activities in a structured manner
• providing production and project support
• monitoring capacity, integrity and performance of production systems
• installing new database servers for both the Linux and Unix environments, understanding the performance and resilience characteristics of the key hardware/software components and ability to follow standard procedures
• implementing a suitable backup strategy to support an application
• carrying out performance and tuning at database server level, demonstrating an understanding of application level issues
• maintaining monitoring systems to provide 24x7 cover
• modifying and maintaining existing scripts to handle minor changes in infrastructure
• reproducing and simplifying problems for resolution by Oracle technical support, also working with Oracle Metalink to develop workarounds for problems
• understanding the impacts/implications of undertaking ‘unsafe’ operations, and minimising their risk

You should have at least five years’ Oracle DBA experience (ideally Oracle Certified) within a multi-platform (UNIX and Linux) environment and Oracle RAC on Linux. You must also have a strong track record in writing and installing scripts for database administration tasks, such as backups and capacity monitoring

We would also expect you to have the following core technical skills
• extensive Oracle product knowledge (at least Oracle 11g, preferably 12c)
• support Oracle on Unix and Linux platforms
• use of Oracle Enterprise Manager in combination with Diagnostics and Tuning pack
• building severs and databases to global standards
• writing technical documents
• Unix Shell scripting
• extensive performance & tuning experience
• understanding of fault-finding Oracle Client connectivity, database security,network, multi-user access and locking issues, atabase logging and recovery.

The following technical skills are desirable
• knowledge of RMAN, Oracle Dtabase Vault, administration of databases

Personal attributes
• effective communicator in English (verbal and written) and Dutch
• financial markets experience
• willingness to work outside of standard working hours, including weekends
• willingness to travel to London and other overseas offices
• proactive attitude; we work using LEAN
• independent worker, fast and accurately
• service oriented, can-do mentality.