Principal Database administrator:
Oracle Cloud is the industry’s broadest and most integrated public cloud. It offers best-in-class services across software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Oracle Cloud helps organizations drive innovation and business transformation by increasing business agility, lowering costs, and reducing IT complexity.
This principal Database Administrator will be part of the Oracle Cloud Devops team and will be responsible for the 24/7/365 support of follow-the-sun coverage while pushing the boundaries of what can be accomplished in the cloud. Must be customer-centric, goal-oriented, self-directed and have the ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously with an unwavering dedication to operational excellence. Must be a motivated, team-player with the ability to work cross functionally with a “can-do” and “do-it-right” attitude and willingness to mentor other DBAs. Must be a self-starter and constantly thinking a way to improve the work.
Clear understanding of automation and orchestration principles with Automation DNA
This position’s responsibilities Participate 24x7 on call support on a weekly rotating schedule across multiple Oracle Cloud services Develop and maintain complex automation framework in Devops CI/CD environment Responsible for performance, capacity planning and HA solution Evaluate new database features and make recommendations Develop complex Database administration automation and monitoring scripts Monitor and troubleshoot Oracle Database performance Share knowledge and mentor other DBAs as needed Develop and maintenance Standard Operating Procedures for DBA tasks and projects Deploy new Sass database Perform database upgrades and database account migrations Periodically perform backup/recovery to validate the backup/recover procedures Provide escalation support for database related issues Provide technical and business guidance for complex user problems Provide design assistance to Engineering department for new and existing releases Attend weekly Production Support team meetings and participate team building activities. Other duties, as assigned
Key Requirements include: BS in computer science, engineering or similar discipline and 3+ years of experience as an Oracle Database Administrator, or 5+ years of experience as an Oracle Database Administrator if missing a relevant degree Work on 24x7 production support environment Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive Ability to make decisions individually and/or within a team environment Excellent written and verbal communication to work with global teams Strong troubleshooting skills and able to reverse engineer process and scripts Ability to commit and deliver measure result with tight projects and task timeline Agile Scrum Experience is plus AWS and Azure experience is plus
Key Technical Skills: Expert experience on Oracle database 11g, 12c,18c RAC Performance tuning on Linux Expert understanding of Oracle Database best practices and internal Good knowledge of Oracle RMAN and other backup and recovery scenarios Expert experience in scripting language (Perl, Unix shell and ANT … etc) Experience on Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager Experience with RAC, ASM, RMAN, Dataguard, Golden Gate
Experience in Oracle Database High Availability and Disaster Recovery design Proficiency at programming in at least one major programming language (Java, C, C++, C#, Python) is plus Ability to troubleshoot Oracle database performance issues and SQL query (Analytical thinking) Oracle Linux administration expertise is a plus