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Oracle DBA/Performance Tuning
Ref No.: 18-28912
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 04/26/2018
Summary:
Looking for an Oracle database, system, Application and SQL performance tuning expert with an ability to identify, analyze performance issues and provide solutions, workarounds to resolve the issue. Should have the ability to work with customer business, development, and support teams to identify the issue and work independently in analyzing and providing recommendations. Should have strong analytical and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:
Oracle Database performance tuner should have hand-on experience in Oracle 9i/10g/11g/12c , Oracle Exadata
Experience working with OEM 10g/11g/12c.
Ability to diagnose the performance issues from SQL to Application to Database to System to Storage
Should have "Expert” level SQL tuning skill and experience, Expert level understanding of Oracle database architecture
Expert knowledge in DPT and AWR objects
Experience in creating and executing performance testing strategy is a plus
Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks at DB & at session /program level
Should have experience & ability to work with various teams to resolve performance issues (development, storage administrators, network administrators, system administrators and business users)
Experience in shell scripting.
Review physical structures of database, Review performance, maintenance and utilities associated with database structure
Performance tuning and query optimization using PL/SQL, tuning database performance,
Performs database re-organizations as required to assist performance and ensure maximum uptime of the database.
Implements and enforces security for all of the Oracle Databases.
Candidate should possess strong problem solving skills.
Demonstrate the ability to work with already established data models and naming conventions.
Be able to grasp the problem at hand and recognize appropriate approach, tools and technologies to solve it.
A record of working effectively with application teams, understanding Customer business drivers and executing on multiple performance tuning projects

Candidate qualifications:
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
10+ years as a DBA, 5+ Years as Oracle performance tuning (DB system and SQL tuning)
Experience working in production environments requiring 99.99% availability
Previous experience and a strong technical background deploying, administrating, tuning, monitoring, and maintaining database technologies including but not limited to Oracle 10g, 11g/12c, and Unix/Linux a major plus
Solid experience in database tuning, design, security, backup, recovery, and archival concepts and procedures.
Exposure to the Cloud or virtualized Application environments a plus.
Familiarity with ETL processes and operations
Excellent communication skills are a requirement including the ability to effectively communicate with technical, non-technical employees and vendors.
Strong problem solving, testing, and network troubleshooting skills.
Should have "independently” able to identify and resolve database performance issues
The skill to work to tight deadlines under pressure
Business awareness and understanding of project requirements
Ability to work in a fast paced, team atmosphere