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Sr. Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Sr. Oracle Database Administrator (DBA)

Job ID 
2017-1378
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 
10/2/2017
Category 
Information Technology - Systems

More information about this job

Overview

Life is short, work somewhere awesome!

We're looking for Disciplined, Driven, and Smart A-players who are committed to making an impact and driving change in the healthcare industry. We manage business critical databases which are tied to Terabytes of patient data, enabling our customers to access critical prescription information in real time. Here we solve the most complex problems that arise in the areas of distributed computing, high volume transaction processing and large-scale system design.

Are you a highly motivated Database technologist who wants to make your mark in Healthcare?  Do your ideas reflect in smartly designed, scalable, reliable workflows and database designs? If so…

Responsibilities

As Part of the Database Team, You Will:

  • Design high availability database configurations; design and execute database backups and restore plans for business critical, high availability Oracle 12C, Mongo and MySQL databases
  • Monitor and tune databases to ensure optimal performance in production and all of the lower environments
  • Install, upgrade database software; create and configure database instances. Create test and training databases, replicate from production.
  • Perform database code testing and carry out SQL tuning exercises to improve performance
  • Develop solutions that keep data secure and safe based on appropriate access controls and encryption
  • Design and maintain shared/distributed databases and provide guidance to application developers on same
  • Perform capacity planning; identify the server hardware, software and configuration requirements for new databases working in conjunction with Infrastructure team members
  • Train and mentor junior team members

Participate in an on-call rotation providing 24x7x365 operations support

Qualifications

This is your Dream job, if:

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in mathematics, physics, engineering or computer science (Preferred: Master's degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or engineering discipline from an accredited US university)
  • You have worked as a DBA/ developer in large scale, high volume, online transaction processing (OLTP) systems in Commercial or private sector (non-government), Healthcare experience would be a plus
  • You have a minimum of 10 years of progressively more responsible or expansive experience in databases administration and support - Oracle Enterprise 12C/ Mongo DB/ MySQL/ Open Source
  • Have worked with Linux/ UNIX operating system
  • You are regarded as an expert in Oracle database’s architecture, implementation and administration internals
  • You are an innovator, possess strong problem-solving skills and have a results oriented attitude
  • Communication is your strong suit: in code, in email, and face-to-face

 

Desired Skills:

  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Certification
  • Oracle Golden Gate experience
  • Experience working in MongoDB
  • Bash shell scripting experience for database tasks
  • Background working in an Agile development environment

 

Physical Requirements:

80% Desk/phone work

20% Standing/moving throughout the office