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Senior Database Analyst
Ref No.: 18-19483
Location: RICHMOND, Virginia
Senior Database Analyst
Richmond, VA
12 Months


The successful candidate will have 5-7 years experience as an Oracle DBA and will possess and apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures to carry out all aspects of the job of Oracle database support. The successful candidate will have direct experience handling the following tasks: • Oracle database administration experience with Oracle 12C on the Unix/Linux operating system. • Manage and support various backup and recovery strategies for Oracle databases (e.g. RMAN, Export/import,Standby databases with Data Guard). • Monitor and tune database performance using Oracle Enterprise Manager/Grid Control. • Upgrade and patching of the Oracle Database. • Shell script programming to automate routine DBA tasks. • Experience managing, maintaining a production RAC database environment with Strong Oracle RAC performance tuning and troubleshooting skills. • Knowledge of Oracle ASM administration. • Solid understanding of Oracle internal architecture. • Shell script programming to automate routine DBA tasks. • Experience in database software management (installation, patching and version management). Must have Oracle RAC experience Familiarity with data replication technologies. Additional Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team This level is staffed by individuals who have an excellent understanding of Oracle database management.

Job Summary • Supports multiple (>25) Oracle databases on Unix/Linux operating systems. • Responsible for software, creation, support, and administration of Oracle databases and Oracle RAC. • Works in collaboration with multiple business units to provide complex problem resolution for project teams. • Evaluate and research new database features and technologies. • Mentors and trains less experienced database analysts. • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation supporting a large Oracle database environment. • Monitor and optimize performance issues at the application and database level. • Plan, design, implement, enhance and maintains complex databases, access methods, database security, and audit & regulatory requirements. Selected candidate will work at the highest level of all phases of database management. Design, implement and maintain complex databases, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation and statistical methods. Include overall monitoring of standards and procedures, and integration of systems through database design. Responsible for working with an individual business unit on multi-project assignments. Guide and advise less experienced Database Analysts.