Sr. Oracle Applications DBA - San Jose, California
Sr. Oracle Applications DBA
Location: USA, San Jose, California
Ensures database, application server and Oracle Applications high availability and performance through reactive and proactive management of Oracle technology stack environments. Administers databases, application servers, backups and supporting infrastructure.
Ensures database, application server and Oracle Applications high availability and performance through reactive and proactive management of Oracle technology stack environments. Administers databases, application servers, backups and supporting infrastructure. Participates in Oracle technology stack related portions of projects to ensure high quality, on time, and on budget delivery. Responds to service requests and performs first and second level problem resolution. Performs database, application server and Oracle Applications upgrades, reorganizations and migrations. Performs code migrations and patching. Performs database, application server and Oracle Applications tuning and storage management. Develops and maintains documentation. Adheres to standards and processes. Ensures customer satisfaction through effective negotiation of requirements, deadlines and promised deliverables. Works well with vendors and suppliers and can effectively and efficiently work with vendor support mechanisms. Expected to be a motivated self-learner and self-starter who can effectively articulate best concepts and practices. Expected to work well within a team and take ownership of ongoing responsibilities and also special project related tasks. Ability to work in a process orientated environment (Change Management, Configuration Management and Problem Management). Stays abreast of the latest Oracle technologies/features and shares information with the team for the purpose of supporting new business requirements.
BS in Computer Science, Business, Engineering or Information Systems, with a minimum of 6 years of database, application server and Oracle Applications administration experience, including at least 2 years of production DBA experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience administering Oracle technology stack (database and application server) systems in a medium to large-scale environment. Team and customer skill sets required. Proven problem-solving skills in a dynamic environment. Project management skills a plus. Ability to work odd hours to perform projects and maintenance when most convenient for business customers. Excellent communication skills required. Will carry a pager and/or cell phone 7x24. Will participate in on-call rotation. Preferred Experience in a global support environment. Proven ability to work with ambiguity. Required experience with Oracle v9+, Oracle Application Server 9i+ and 10g+, RMAN, OEM, SQL, PL/SQL, HP-UX, database and application server performance tuning tools, and database and application server monitoring tools. Preferred experience with Oracle 9i RAC or 10g RAC, Oracle 10g, Oracle 11i Applications Administration, Oracle Application Server 10g R2 Administration, including Oracle Internet Directory, Discoverer, Reports, Forms. Relocation not provided with this position. Quantum is an equal opportunity employer.