Ref No.: 18-58472
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/14/2018

 
Primary Responsibilities:
? Install, configure, upgrade and maintain Oracle databases on Windows platform
? Administer database users, manage database objects, and configure Oracle client network
? Perform logical and physical database design
? Monitor and maintain database security
? Perform database monitoring and tuning
? Perform database refreshes and promote changes to production
? Review, design and develop data models with application development teams
? Provide support and consultation to the application development team in all database related
areas including table and index design and creation and SQL tuning
? Utilize database management tools, such as EM Cloud Control
? Troubleshoot and correct database issues in an efficient and timely manner
? Perform backup and recovery on Oracle databases using methods such as scripts, RMAN and
exports. Familiarity with third party Backup tools like EMC-Avamar is desired
? Create and support all nightly database maintenance and administration jobs
? Proactively monitor databases and identify potential problems
? Provide support and assist with patching and data migration procedures
? Enforce all database architecture and relevant procedures according to established policies
The Oracle DBA must be able to manage database related services from the planning phase through the
implementation and management phases. He or she will interface with other team members,
management, and end-users on a regular basis. After hours availability is required for emergencies, and
to perform database maintenance that cannot be completed during normal business hours.
 
Qualifications/ Skills:
? 3+ years Database Administration experience. Should have experience in test, development and
production instances.
? In-depth knowledge of Oracle 12C or newer versions versions
? Ability to manage performance monitoring and necessary adjustments
? Excellent knowledge of backup and recovery scenarios and backup tools
? Highly self-motivated individual who has the ability to work independently as well as in a team
environment
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Ability to think strategically with technical vision
? Attention to detail and strong organizational skills