Senior Cloud/Oracle DBA

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Contract
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Senior Cloud/Oracle DBA

job summary:
Our client's Digital Engineering Group is seeking a senior Cloud / Oracle Database Administrator to augment their skillset.

location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Lead migration of their primary order management DB from on-premise to the Cloud (AWS)
  • Automate the deployment of test environments for Developer teams
  • Support ongoing projects from the Database perspective (planning, architecture, deploy, post-implementation)
  • Document DB Development best practices and knowledge sharing for the wider team
  • Develop cloud backup & recovery strategy, satisfying business RPO/RTO and Disaster Recovery requirements
  • Support monitoring / pro-active alerting in a cloud environment
  • Work with existing DBA team and development teams to support DB issues on digital systems
  • Setup Schema Management process and tooling automation in partnership with development team to support long term team needs
  • Work with the systems owners and planning the DB roadmap (health, monitoring, refresh, patching) activities for the DB environments
  • Review and recommend actions to optimize DB performance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Systems (or related diploma / experience)
  • Proven track record managing production Oracle databases both cloud and on-premise
  • Experience implementing, maintaining and support of Oracle Database Enterprise Edition 11g and 12c Real Application Clusters (RAC/GRID)
  • Proven track record of performing large database migrations using AWS Database Migration Service or Oracle Golden Gate
  • Experience managing database deployments using Infrastructure as code, configuration management, database versioning tools (e.g. Flyway/Liquibase)
  • Ability to work independently and with remotely located teams
  • Oracle Database Performance Tuning experience using AWR, ASH, Tuning Advisors as well as SQL & PL/SQL optimization
  • Nice to Have Skills/Technology:

    • Experience supporting EJBC applications that use Oracle Database (e.g. Weblogic)
    • Experience with Oracle ATG and IBM Sterling OMS
    • Knowledge of Source Control, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery tools (git, Jenkins)
Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code & Configuration Management tools (Terraform, Ansible)

  • The individual will be a team player who can focus and switch priorities, based on current business needs
  • Great communication skills since they will be partnering with both a local and remote team.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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