Thursday, 18 April 2013

Oracle Database Admin IT Vacancies

Position: Oracle Database Administrator


  • Establishing the needs of users and monitoring user access and security.
  •  Responsible for Oracle Apps DBA and Oracle DBA tasks, such as Database & Application Tuning, Cloning, Patching, Upgrade & Installation of Oracle Applications, Applications sys admin tasks, Backup & Recovery.
  •  Mapping out the conceptual design for a planned database in outline.
  • Considering both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users.
  • Refining the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model.
  • Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements.
  • Installing and testing new versions of the DBMS.
  • Maintaining data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act.
  • Writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata).
  • Controlling access permissions and privileges.
  • Developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans.
  • Ensuring that storage, archiving, back-up and recovery procedures are functioning correctly.
  • Capacity planning.
Qualifications and training required:
  •  Education - BS in IS or related field. 
  • 2-3 years in Information Technology implementation, depending on experience and performance.Strong experience in supporting RAC and ASM is required.
  •  Strong experience in Oracle 10g and 11g installations, administration.
  •  Strong experience with Linux and Sun Solaris.
  • Excellent skills in PL/SQL.
  •  Must have worked with large databases with heavy user activity.
  •  Implement and support experience in High availability database operations

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with tools like TOAD, OEM and Ignite a plus. 
  • Oracle Certification is Mandatory.
  • Experience in working in a hosted environment a plus.

Key skills for database administrators: 

  • Candidates must be patient, meticulous and logical in their work and capable of prioritizing tasks. 
  • Good problem solving, analytical, administrative, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are also important.
  • Familiarity with computer operating systems and database technology (design, software and structure) is essential. Technical expertise and previous computer industry work experience is often necessary.


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