Sr Oracle Applications DBA

Dallas Texas

Salary: $110,000 - $125,000

No relocation expenses provided

No Sponsorship is available.

General Comments:
Dallas area client has a fulltime requirement for a Senior Oracle Applications DBA. In this position, the selected candidate will be responsible for direction, support and maintenance of the Companys Oracle e-Business Suite databases. It requires strong analytical and problem solving skills plus the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience which includes senior management, business stakeholders and the IT team. An in depth knowledge of Oracles Enterprise RDBMS, e-Business technology stack and Oracle Applications is needed.
The responsibilities of the position includes: implement, install and/or upgrade Oracle Databases and applications software. Apply patches and perform upgrades as required and work closely with Oracle support, applications and end user teams to resolve issues; full Applications 11i and R12 lifecycle support including installation, cloning, configuration, upgrade of Oracle applications R12 on Unix/Windows platform; Monitor and manage the environments on a daily basis to ensure availability and performance of the application and databases as well as perform database backup, recovery and maintenance; monitor performance of all tiers of the Oracle e-Business suite to detect errors and identify areas that need improvement and provide corrective action. Prepare, analyze and distribute performance reports; work closely with end user community to identify and develop solutions that enable business productivity; assist in the planning, implementation, integration and maintenance of the hardware and software infrastructure; assemble project teams and assign individual responsibilities, direct and control all work performed within the framework of the project plan, provide technical and analytical guidance to the project team as well as develop detailed project plans, schedules, estimates, and resource plans, and monitor project results for significant deviations; develop and manage budgets, provide detailed staffing and cost estimates for business and infrastructure projects; design, implement and test disaster recovery procedures, outlining capabilities, limitations and timelines; and participate in the support and maintenance of all Oracle databases and participate in the departments 24 x 7 on-call support rotation.

The experience necessary for the position includes: a minimum of 7 years experience with Oracle database administration in a business environment including installing, upgrading and restoring/recovering databases (Oracle 9i, 10G); 4-5 years Oracle experience with at least three full life cycle Oracle 11i implementation/ upgrade project completion in an Application DBA role; experience as an Oracle Applications DBA which encompasses installing, upgrading, and supporting Oracle Applications software and the associated Oracle Technology stack in a multi-tier environment including: database SERVER, applications SERVER, web SERVER, concurrent processing SERVER, reports SERVER, forms SERVER, admin SERVER, and discoverer SERVER environment; hands-on experience with Oracle Application and Database experience including patching, upgrades, and admin utilities console; knowledge in underlying Oracle Applications database architecture - schemas/products, database objects, file system structure, tables, views, packages, procedures, functions, triggers, sequences, indexes, and constraints; knowledge of Oracle Applications Modules, Mobile Field Service and Microsoft SQL SERVER are a plus; experience with configuration, load balancing, backup/recovery, sizing and space management, PL/SQL tuning, diagnostics, and proficient with the use of Oracle's Enterprise Manager tool; excellent trouble shooting abilities to identify root cause of production issues and resolve them quickly to maintain high availability; demonstrated experience with project management methodologies, analysis and cost controls; strong interpersonal, communication, and client-facing skills; and excellent organizational and time management skills.

Please include your salary requirements and your availability for this position. Salary is based on experience and local candidates are preferred.
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Please use jobs code: DBA Support//Dallas/Oracle DBA/Rick B.